OrthoNow

Month: September 2016

Dying to be Cured: When Healthcare Mistakes become Deadly

As featured on FHIcommunications: Share this on social media:      A recent study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine says medical errors should rank as the third leading cause of death in the United States. The Hopkins study, based on an analysis of prior studies, estimates that more than 250,000 Americans die each year …

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The Critical Importance of Clinical Operations in Urgent Care Centers: The OrthoNOW Experience

Share this on social media:      Accidents and injuries do not occur by appointment so patients rely on urgent care treatments daily. For facilities providing urgent health care there are inner workings behind the scenes that few understand. Urgent care facilities, especially those who are being franchised, need highly trained professionals who are experts …

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Calling All Healthcare Leaders and Disruptors – The US Needs You NOW!

Share this on social media:      Like myself, many people find that they thrive when working in an environment that offers unique challenges, opportunities to flex their entrepreneurism muscles and employing processes that disrupt traditional delivery methods in order to bring products/services to market. For over two decades I have worked in the franchise …

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Disruptive Healthcare Business Models in the US

Share this on social media:      I was recently awarded the South Florida Business Journal 40 Under 40 Award given to those professionals who have made a significant impact to the healthcare industry and their communities. The day before the award, I was presenting a workshop at the prestigious FIME Show, the largest medical trade fair in the Western …

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Orthopedic Urgent Care Changing the Healthcare Landscape

As featured in: Share this on social media:      Dr. Alejandro Badia started an orthopedic urgent-care center out of frustration. “Every patient that came to see me had already been somewhere, and that somewhere didn’t do much for them,” he said. “I said to myself, ‘Why can’t somebody reach me more directly?’” Badia, who’s based in …

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OrthoNOW Biscayne Hosts Their Grand Opening Celebration

OrthoNOW®, the nation’s only network of Orthopedic Urgent Care Centers, celebrated the grand opening of OrthoNOW® Biscayne on Thursday, March 11, 2016.  Located at the intersection of NE 69th and Biscayne Blvd, the Center boasts a team of orthopedic specialists who treat broken bones, sprains, torn ligaments and muscles, cuts, sports medicine and workers compensation injuries. …

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OrthoNOW Names Thelma Cela Director of Clinical Operations

Share this on social media:      OrthoNOW®, a network of walk-in specialized urgent care centers focused on sports medicine and the treatment and prevention of orthopedic injuries recently announced the appointment of Thelma Cela as Director of Clinical Operations. In the newly created position, Ms. Cela will be responsible for all franchise clinical matters, …

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Disrupting the Health Care Delivery System in Order to Achieve the Quadruple Aim

As featured in: Share this on social media:      During a time when the U.S. health care industry is emerging from a period of reform to transformation an unlikely entrepreneurial duo, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Alejandro Badia and financial industry expert and Wharton alumni Justin Irizarry, saw an opportunity to disrupt the multi-billion-dollar orthopedic health …

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