Hospital for Special Surgery - Archive

2019
November
11,
2019
| 02:00 PM America/New_York
HSS Presents New Research at 2019 ACR Annual Meeting At this year’s American College of Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Professionals annual meeting, HSS presented new research related to rheumatology and orthopedic surgery with a focus o...
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October
19,
2019
| 03:01 PM America/New_York
At this year’s American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) annual meeting, HSS presented new research related to anesthesiology and orthopedic surgery with a focus on patient safety and optimizing outcomes. Trends in Spine Patients Over Time: Ag...
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March
27,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Kaiser Health Newsreports that more older adults recover at home versus in a rehab facility after undergoing a joint replacement.Reporter Judith Graham cites multiple studies that show that recuperating at home is a safe alternative including an HSS ...
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March
25,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Becker’s Hospital Reviewreports on a new study published in JBJS Open Accessby HSS researchers who found that CMS does not adequately assess the effect of surgery volume when calculating its Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings.The researchers concl...
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March
15,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
At this year’s American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting, HSS presented several studies related to innovations and leading research in orthopedics:Come from Away: Joint Patients Who Live Far from Hospital Offer Model for More Eff...
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March
12,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
For patients contemplating spinal fusion surgery to alleviate pain, bone health  is an important consideration. If a patient is found to have low bone density prior to surgery, it could affect the treatment plan before, during and after the procedure...
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February
08,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Bottom Line Inc. reports on how to treat iron-deficiency anemia after surgery.The human body uses iron, folic acid (or folate) and vitamin B-12 to make red blood cells. There are two kinds of iron in food: heme and non-heme. Heme iron is found only i...
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