Medical Device Podcast: Dr. Michael Ast

A conversation with HSS Orthopedic Surgeon and Chief Medical Innovation Officer, Dr. Michael Ast!  We talk about the Foundation for Physician Advancement, the Business of Medicine, Stark Laws, gymnastics!!

In December, HSS announced the appointment of Dr. Ast as the new Vice Chair of the HSS Innovation Institute and Chief Medical Innovation Officer. Dr. Ast, an assistant attending surgeon on the Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Service, has extensive experience in value-based care implementation, advanced technology for surgical training and data integration and analytics. In his new role, Dr. Ast is working closely with members of the Innovation Institute team to support viable new offerings that can improve clinical outcomes, enhance the patient experience or lower the cost of care delivery in a meaningful way.

Clinic: Michael P. Ast, MD – Hip and Knee Replacement | HSS
Foundation for Physician Advancement: Home – Foundation for Physician Advancement (
HSS Innovation Center: Innovating to the Most Challenging Cases (
HSS Innovation Team: HSS Innovation Team

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