Hospital for Special Surgery - Archive (Opioids)

2019
August
06,
2019
| 03:24 PM America/New_York
Becker's Hospital Review featuring Seth A. Waldman, MD ...
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July
25,
2019
| 09:02 PM America/New_York
SpinalNewsInternational.com featuring Sravisht Iyer, MD ...
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July
11,
2019
| 02:00 PM America/New_York
Into their second year of implementing key initiatives, the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) Controlled Substances Task Force has achieved substantial results in the fight against the opioid epidemic in three key areas: considerably reducing opioid...
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July
08,
2019
| 11:22 PM America/New_York
Orthopedics This Week featuring Ajay Premkumar, MD, MPH ...
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July
02,
2019
| 06:40 PM America/New_York
Crain's New York Business featuring Seth A. Waldman, MD ...
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May
27,
2019
| 11:28 PM America/New_York
Reuters featuring Jeff Stepan, MD ...
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April
11,
2019
| 07:52 PM America/New_York
Spinal News International featuring Francis Lovecchio, MD ...
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March
26,
2019
| 10:14 PM America/New_York
Healthcare Business Tech featuring Seth A. Waldman, MD, Roberta Stack, MS, and Lisa Goldstein   ...
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March
14,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
A study at HSS finds strong evidence that health care provider education and guidelines are effective in reducing the amount of opioids prescribed to patients when they are discharged from the hospital. Todd J. Albert, MD, HSS surgeon-in-chief, no...
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March
12,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Orthopedic surgeons at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City have developed a pain management pathway designed to reduce the use of opioid analgesics after joint procedures. The effort is part of the hospital’s commitment to minimize th...
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February
05,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
As we all know, opioid addiction in the US has reached epidemic proportions. In 2017 alone, opioids were involved in the overdose deaths of 47,600 people. Many victims of opioid abuse began their journey with physician-prescribed medications that ini...
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January
14,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Regional and multimodal analgesia may be instrumental in reducing perioperative opioid use in patients undergoing total joint arthroplasty (TJA), according to a narrative review published in HSS Journal. Surgery, particularly orthopedic surgery, i...
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2018
October
24,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Daily Mail featured a study by Maggie Wimmer, coordinator of Programs and Outcomes, Public and Patient Education at HSS, who found that meditation could help patients manage pain as an alternative to opioids. "Opioid misuse and addiction are a maj...
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October
01,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Anesthesiology News featured HSS clinical fellow Crispiana Cozowicz, MD, in an article about her recent study on opioid complications in orthopedic surgery patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). According to the study, multimodal analgesia c...
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August
15,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Medscape featured Charles N. Cornell, MD, chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at HSS Orthopedics at Stamford Health; and Seth A. Waldman, MD, anesthesiologist and director of Pain Management at HSS; who addressed their collaborative educati...
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July
01,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Pain Medicine News reported on study findings from HSS hand and upper extremity surgeon Duretti Fufa, MD, who investigated the effectiveness of mandatory education and postoperative guidelines for opioid prescribers.   The study, "Opioid Prescribe...
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May
22,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
HealthLeaders featured a study conducted led by Stavros G. Memtsoudis, MD, PhD, HSS anesthesiologist, on the effectiveness of liposomal bupivacaine, a local anesthetic drug, during total knee replacement surgery. Findings indicated that the medicatio...
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April
04,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Intravenous acetaminophen may not decrease opioid utilization or lower opioid-related risks in the postoperative setting – a key argument against its routine inclusion in analgesic regimens, according to a study published in Anesthesia and Analgesia....
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March
14,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
A Health article reported on study findings from HSS anesthesiologist Stavros G. Memtsoudis, MD, PhD, who found that using two or more pain control methods rather than opioid medication after joint replacement surgery reduced risk to patients. In ...
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March
13,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
As part of an online series, Silver Sneakers writer Barbara Brody addressed the current opioid crisis in the United States. According to a recent study, 15 percent of seniors are prescribed opioids during a hospital stay, and 43 percent still use the...
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March
08,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
An MD Magazine article reports on study findings from HSS anesthesiologist Stavros G. Memtsoudis, MD, PhD, who investigated the benefits of a multimodal pain relief strategy for patients undergoing joint replacement surgery. Findings indicated tha...
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March
08,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
An educational session on opioid abuse and new prescription guidelines led to a 45 percent decrease in opioids prescribed after hand surgery, according to a study at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS). The educational session was mandatory for all HS...
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March
02,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
A MedPage Today article reports on study findings from HSS anesthesiologist Stavros G. Memtsoudis, MD, PhD, who reviewed how the use of multiple analgesics could reduce opioid use. According to the article, total hip replacement patients who recei...
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January
03,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
To address the national opioid epidemic, NY1's health reporter Erin Billups reported that medical experts are offering alternative solutions for those with chronic back pain. A pain management institution is conducting a clinical trial to evaluate...
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