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Dr Howard Marans in Kai Vaughn's blog

12/12/2015

Dr Howard Marans on shoulder impingement surgery cost

Prior to shoulder impingement surgery, other treatments may be used to reduce symptoms while alleviating pain. The costs of these non-surgical methods will slowly add up over a period of time, which will continue to raise the total of the overall medical expenses.

• Rest may seem like a free approach to a non-surgical treatment option. However, if the patient is...

11/12/2015

Dr Howard Marans on Common Knee Surgery Costs in California

There are two main types of knee surgery:

Open knee surgery and arthroscopic knee surgery. Open knee surgery is most commonly used to treat more extensive knee problems, such as total knee replacement for arthritis. Arthroscopic surgery is a minimally invasive form of surgery that can be used to treat less extensive knee problems, like meniscus or ligament tears. It is...

10/12/2015

Dr Howard Marans - Common Orthopedic Knee Surgery Costs in California

Types of Orthopedic Knee Surgery

There are two main types of knee surgery: open knee surgery and arthroscopic knee surgery. Open knee surgery is most commonly used to treat more extensive knee problems, such as total knee replacement for arthritis. Arthroscopic surgery is a minimally invasive form of surgery that can be used to treat less extensive knee problems, like...

9/12/2015

Howard Marans MD - Facts about Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Patient Satisfaction Matters

1. It’s an Industry Standard Patient satisfaction surveys are a standardized way of reporting about a healthcare experience. Public reporting increases healthcare quality transparency, provides incentives to providers to improve satisfaction, and allows the public to compare healthcare providers based on patients’ experiences. In fact,...