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20 02, 2020

Getting to Know Finisher, Derick Johnson

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At Consensus, our company culture is driven by the talented individuals who work here. We have created the employee spotlight series to highlight our team members who are working hard to make the Consensus experience a truly outstanding one. This month we talked with Finisher, Derick Johnson. With a passion for building strong relationships and

18 02, 2020

Study of 31,265 Twins Finds More Knee Arthritis in Women

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Researchers in Sweden used the largest registry of twin siblings in the world to identify the differences in the etiology of knee osteoarthritis (OA). Their study, “Nature vs nurture in knee osteoarthritis – the importance of age, sex and body mass index,” appears in the April 2019 edition of Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. Co-author Karin Magnusson, Ph.D.,

3 02, 2020

What is Remote Patient Monitoring?

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The introduction of new digital technologies has allowed for innovative patient care practices in the healthcare industry. Healthcare providers across the globe are beginning to implement new technology that enables remote patient monitoring, to better track and treat patients throughout the episode of care. According to the Center for Connected Health Policy, “Remote patient monitoring

20 01, 2020

Achieving Healthcare Sustainability: What We’re Doing to Help

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Historically, the healthcare industry has certainly had a massive hand in the production of environmental pollutants. However, in the last decade, there has been a push to reverse this trend and implement more sustainable practices industry-wide. At Consensus, we care about this issue; which is why we are taking steps to achieve sustainability in our

15 01, 2020

Getting to Know VP of Quality Systems and Regulatory Assurance, Nick Tovar

At Consensus, our company culture is driven by the talented individuals who work here. We have created the employee spotlight series to highlight our team members who are working hard to make the Consensus experience a truly outstanding one. This month we talked with Vice President of Quality Systems and Regulatory Assurance, Nick Tovar. With

3 01, 2020

Study Finds Knee Pain Increases Mortality

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Unfortunately, osteoarthritis affects millions of people annually, and due to an aging population and several societal and behavioral factors, that number is only projected to increase in the coming years. While the disease results in frequent pain which often worsens over time, osteoarthritis of the knee may have a particularly negative long-term affect. A new

13 12, 2019

Healthcare Communication Technology Provides Benefits

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New technology is rapidly being implemented in the healthcare industry and as a result, better care and new practices are emerging. With the power of smartphones has come the ability to communicate with one another in mere seconds regardless of location or time of day. The impact of this new technology is making its way

6 12, 2019

Studies Show That Costs Quadruple When SSIs Develop After Hip, Knee Replacements

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Infections are less than ideal in all cases as they are taxing on a patient and extremely costly. A study published in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology found that the total 1-year health care cost for patients who develop complex surgical site infections, or SSIs, following hip and knee replacements are more than four times

20 11, 2019

How to Use TracPatch

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What is TracPatch? TracPatch is a two-piece device that attaches to a patient’s leg, above and below the knee, after a total knee replacement surgery. It continuously collects activity data including range of motion (ROM), exercise compliance, wound site temperature trends and ambulation, through a centralized app, and sends it to the healthcare provider who is then able to review and track patient progress throughout the entire episode of

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