PHOENIX – Four representatives from Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics attended The OrthoForum meetings in Phoenix.
Drs. Brian J. Divelbiss, Scott A. Wingerter, and James P. Halloran attended as physician representatives of the clinic. Jim Bloom, practice administrator, attended as administrative staff member.
During the meetings on March 6 and 7, they learned about various topics of common interest shared by 85 other large, independent orthopedic medical group practices located in cities all across the United States. Topics included value-based payment initiatives, process improvement ideas, and effective marketing efforts.
The OrthoForum is a national physician subspecialty organization whose membership includes the largest privately owned orthopedic practices in the United States. The OrthoForum was established to meet the unique challenges that integrated orthopedic group practices face in today’s health care environment.
The OrthoForum invites members to participate in activities that advance each group’s presence in its local and regional market through benchmarking, business ventures, networking, and best practices.
The OrthoForum as both an organization, and through its individual members, is politically engaged to protect independent orthopedic group practice. The OrthoForum’s membership has many federal and state policy issues that impact our patients and business every day.
Protecting the orthopedic practice’s ability to remain independent and provide the best quality patient care remains the OrthoForum’s top priority. By staying up to date on the latest issues and developments in the practice of orthopedic medicine, it ensures that high-quality patient care remains at the center of our practice philosophy.