In this episode, our host Dr. Trevor Turner, RMSK interviews Dr. David Crane(https://www.bluetailmedicalgroup.com/provider/david-crane-md), a physician board certified in emergency medicine and primary care sports medicine who founded Bluetail Medical Group. They discuss his experience in paving the way for employees of the state of Arkansas and also for self-insured companies who cover Orthobiologics to reduce overall healthcare spend.
In this episode, we discuss the reasons behind why viscosupplement, PRP, and stem cells can be used to treat chronic orthopedic conditions more effectively than alternatives and how innovative companies who have started to pay for these interventions actually save costs. Other themes include the importance of big data in healthcare, obstacles to widespread adoption, and how collecting the right outcomes will change the system for the long term.
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