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OBERD Cofounder, Otho R. Plummer, Ph.D., Receives Roger A. Mann Award for Outstanding Clinical Paper at AOFAS

OBERD, the leading global practice intelligence software company for optimizing patient outcomes and practice performance, today announced that its cofounder, Otho R. Plummer, Ph.D., together with Joseph T. O’Neil, M.D. and Steven M. Raikin, M.D. received the 2020 Roger A. Mann Award for their paper titled, “Application of Computerized Adaptive Testing to the Foot and Ankle Ability Measure.”

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OBERD Attends the Orthopaedic Trauma Association's Annual Meeting Virtually

OBERD is attending the Orthopaedic Trauma Association’s (OTA) Annual Meeting, virtually October 21-24, to showcase the use of outcome measurements, analyze the pros and cons of data collection, and discuss the successful launch of AO Global Data (AOGD).

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OBERD Attends The American Shoulder and Elbow Annual Meeting Virtually

OBERD is attending the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) Annual Meeting, virtually October 2-3, joining leading nationally and internationally recognized experts including orthopaedic surgeons and residents, athletic trainers, physical therapists, occupational therapists, advanced practice nurses, physician’s assistants, and physicians with a particular interest in upper-extremity orthopaedic research.

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AO Foundation Partners with OBERD to Launch AO Global Data

This new collaboration created by the AO and global patient outcomes collection leader OBERD is truly a one-of-a-kind platform, and AO members can receive discounts of up to 50 percent with subsidies for the first 1,000 to apply.

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Reducing The Hassle of Patient-Reported Outcomes

Now more than ever, patients don’t want to spend time filling out lengthy, cumbersome questionnaires. New work from the Rothman Orthopaedic Institute in Philadelphia and Universal Research Solutions [OBERD] in Columbia, Missouri, addresses this issue in their new study, “Use of Computerized Adaptive Testing to Develop More Concise Patient-Reported Outcome Measures” appears in the March 12, 2020 edition of The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.

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MIPS 2020 Proposed Ruling Changes and Performance Requirement Updates

Orthopedic Associates of Hartford achieved a 99.3/100 MIPS Quality score with digital patient intake! CMS recently released proposed changes to the Quality Payment Program (QPP), outlining MIPS changes in 2020 and beyond.

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OBERD Achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification and HITRUST Certification of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework to Manage Risk, Improve Security Posture and Meet Compliance Requirements

HITRUST CSF Certification and HITRUST Certification of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework validates OBERD is committed to meeting key regulations and protecting sensitive information.

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OBERD Announces new Quality Score Cards to help physicians market their practices

OBERD releases the first set of practice quality performance score cards that enable orthopedic practices to share their patient-reported outcomes and experience data with patients, payers and referring physicians.

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OBERD Surgical Notes Solution Increases Surgeon Efficiency

Orthopedic surgeons save substantial time entering and referencing surgical notes and other objective patient data with new OBERD Solution

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OBERD and Twin Cities Orthopedics (TCO) partner to substantially grow practice revenue

The use of OBERD’s orthopedic patient outcomes data base, which is the largest of its kind in the world, has contributed meaningfully to TCO’s substantial increase in new patient visits during the last three years.

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