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2024
February
26,
2024
| 10:11 AM America/New_York
Back pain is a complex, widespread issue across the United States, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimating that 65 million Americans are affected. Common reasons include arthritis, disc and nerve injury, muscle strain, and othe...
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February
21,
2024
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
HSS Florida, part of world leader in orthopedics Hospital for Special Surgery, has appointed experienced executive and Registered Nurse Heather Woolf as Vice President and senior administrator for its teams and facilities in Palm Beach County.  Previ...
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February
14,
2024
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
The use of robotics is becoming increasingly common in joint replacement, but more research is needed to quantify its benefits. HSS investigators presented two retrospective studies at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meetin...
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February
12,
2024
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Artificial intelligence (AI) chatbots are more accurate than expected when asked to answer medical questions about spine surgery, but patients still need to use extreme caution when turning to these tools for help with medical decision-making. That’s...
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January
04,
2024
| 09:55 AM America/New_York
Human growth hormone has long been used to treat certain medical conditions in children. New research from surgeon-scientists at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) shows that there may be a previously unknown complication.The HSS investigators found ...
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2023
November
16,
2023
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the world’s leading musculoskeletal health institution, has received support from Schmidt Futures to advance its research and development efforts in artificial intelligence and machine learning. This gift recognize...
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November
15,
2023
| 13:19 PM America/New_York
New York, New York  – A new study published in Nature, conducted by the Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP), reports on the identification of new subtypes of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) by analyzing molecular patterns in biopsies from patient join...
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November
14,
2023
| 12:05 PM America/New_York
At this year’s American College of Rheumatology (ACR) annual meeting, HSS presented a number of important studies focused on reproductive health for patients with systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, and other rheumatic diseases, inclu...
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November
13,
2023
| 18:05 PM America/New_York
More than 25 million people in the United States have limited English language proficiency. In the healthcare setting, appropriate language services are critical to deliver safe, effective and quality medical care, says Bella Elogoodin, vice presiden...
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November
13,
2023
| 17:05 PM America/New_York
Investigators from the Antiphospholipid Syndrome Alliance for Clinical Trials and International Networking (APS ACTION) presented new research findings in antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) at the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Convergence 2023,...
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November
13,
2023
| 14:41 PM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) and NCH officially broke ground today on the Patty & Jay Baker Pavilion, marking the beginning of construction of the new HSS at NCH musculoskeletal (MSK) center. Located on the campus of the NCH North Naples Hospit...
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November
13,
2023
| 13:05 PM America/New_York
People with arthritis who report more negative feelings about how they are aging tend to get less physical activity and perceive themselves as less healthy, according to a new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) and Weill Corne...
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November
13,
2023
| 12:05 PM America/New_York
Research from Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) reveals a significant psychological impact related to inflammatory arthritis patients’ efforts to maintain employment while coping with the challenges of their illness. The study, titled “The Psycholog...
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November
12,
2023
| 13:05 PM America/New_York
A recent study from Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) and others has found a correlation between obesity and more severe disease flare symptoms that negatively affect quality of life in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a systemic, auto...
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November
12,
2023
| 12:05 PM America/New_York
A new study by Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) investigators has found that an initial high-risk antibody profile for antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) tended to remain high in pediatric patients. The results were presented today in a poster session...
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October
25,
2023
| 10:05 AM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the world's leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health, today announced the appointments of Lan Zhou, MD, PhD, as Neurologist-in-Chief and Chair of the Marcia Dunn and Jonathan Sobel Departme...
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October
24,
2023
| 11:16 AM America/New_York
(New York, New York) – The New England Journal of Medicine published positive results from a Phase 3 international clinical trial demonstrating the efficacy of sarilumab (Kevzara®) in adult patients with refractory polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR). Rober...
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October
11,
2023
| 12:27 PM America/New_York
HSS at NCH, the collaboration between NCH and world leader in orthopedics Hospital for Special Surgery, has appointed Justin Blohm as Vice President of the Musculoskeletal Center and Service Line.  Most recently Blohm served in the same role at an or...
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September
21,
2023
| 14:30 PM America/New_York
In a groundbreaking study published in Nature, a collaborative team of researchers from Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) and Weill Cornell Medicine have discovered a new stem cell uniquely present in the spine. Vertebral stem cells, distinct from o...
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September
11,
2023
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
The Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is proud to announce that this Summer’s cohort of undergraduate students have successfully completed the inaugural session of a biomedical research program in collaboration with the Macaulay Honors College (CUNY...
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September
09,
2023
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
A qualitative case study performed at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) demonstrated that acupuncture may be an effective method for enabling patients with nosocomephobia, a type of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) characterized by an intense f...
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September
07,
2023
| 16:13 PM America/New_York
A retrospective cohort study conducted at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) demonstrated that combining a pericapsular nerve group (PENG) block with a lateral femoral cutaneous nerve (LFCN) block significantly reduced opioid use and enabled earlier ...
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August
31,
2023
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the world's leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health, ranked no. 1 in orthopedics, has expanded its services on Long Island with a new location in Southampton. It is the first Suffolk Count...
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August
30,
2023
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
The Lerner Children’s Pavilion at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is pleased to announce the expansion and renaming of the Adaptive Sports Academy to honor the memory of an extraordinary patient whose courageous spirit, kind heart and positive out...
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August
16,
2023
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
In response to the opioid crisis, researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) are looking for alternate ways to reduce pain after orthopedic procedures. In an innovative pilot study that was recently completed, investigators led by Michael P. A...
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August
09,
2023
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the world's leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health, today announced the appointments of David J. Mayman, MD, as chief of the Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement (ARJR) Service and ...
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August
07,
2023
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the world's leading academic medical center specialized in musculoskeletal health, today announced the appointment of Answorth A. Allen, MD, and Mathias P. Bostrom, MD, as Associate Surgeons-in-Chief. The announcem...
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August
01,
2023
| 00:10 AM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), has been ranked the No. 1 hospital in the nation for orthopedics for the 14th consecutive year, and advanced to No. 2 for rheumatology, in the U.S. News & World Report 2023-2024 Best Hospitals: Specialty Rankings©*...
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July
10,
2023
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) and NCH Healthcare System today announced that David L. Helfet, MD, renowned HSS orthopedic trauma surgeon, has been appointed Executive Medical Director of HSS at NCH, the collaboration formed to bring high quality...
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June
27,
2023
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Theodore A. Blaine, MD, a shoulder and elbow surgeon at HSS has performed the world’s first implantations of a stemmed elliptical head prosthesis for anatomic shoulder replacement surgery. The breakthrough procedure provides the most anatomic solutio...
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