Economic Value of Podiatric Surgery when Added to A Vascular Surgery Program #ActAgainstAmputation #ToeandFlow @vascularsvs @alpslimb @apma

Important data from Naren Patel et al at the University of Arizona's Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA). Bottom line: With equal number of surgeons, podiatry contributed 40% of total wRVUs generated by the entire program in 2019. Here are the granular data in for those of you interested in developing a limb preservation program.... Continue Reading →

How to build a “Hot Foot Line” for rapid response to lower extremity complications in #Diabetes #DiabeticFoot #Footattack #ActAgainstAmputation

SALSA's "Hot Foot Line" foot hotline constitutes a single point of contact rapid response pager to alert the diabetic foot / Toe and Flow service to urgent needs, systemwide. Here are some more guidelines/pathways to help develop your own "rapid response team". Diabetic Foot Rapid Response Acute Foot Team (DRRAFT) -  Seven essential skills Three... Continue Reading →

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