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Hospital for Special Surgery - Archive (pressrelease)

2022
January
27,
2022
| 10:30 AM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS)—consistently ranked number one in orthopedics globally by Newsweek and nationally by U.S. News & World Report—today announced a strategic partnership with sports innovation company Sports Engineering, Inc. (SEI) to ...
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January
13,
2022
| 17:07 PM America/New_York
With outpatient hip and knee replacement on the rise, Geoffrey Westrich, MD, and colleagues at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) launched a study to analyze trends and compare complication rates of patients who go home the same day they have surgery...
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2021
December
22,
2021
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the world’s leading academic medical center specialized in rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases, today announced the appointment of Timothy B. Niewold, MD, FACR, as Vice Chair for Research in the HSS Department o...
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December
16,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) President and CEO Louis A. Shapiro and Surgeon-in Chief and Medical Director Bryan T. Kelly, MD, today announced the appointment of Michael P. Ast, MD, hip and knee replacement surgeon and assistant professor of ort...
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December
09,
2021
| 17:38 PM America/New_York
A study by Geoffrey Westrich, MD, and colleagues at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) found knee replacement performed with robotic assistance led to a lower complication rate in the first three months following surgery. The research, which appeared...
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December
08,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) announced today the creation of the Halvorsen Wellness Center, which will be focused on elevating the emotional and physical health of the Hospital’s staff.As the world leader in musculoskeletal health, HSS continua...
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November
17,
2021
| 15:00 PM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), in collaboration with Stamford Health, is expanding its access to more area residents in Fairfield County and beyond with the opening of HSS Orthopedics at Stamford Health-Wilton.The new site broadens access to wor...
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November
11,
2021
| 10:05 AM America/New_York
A scientist at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), Chitra Dahia, PhD, has received two National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants totaling $6 million for translational research aimed at understanding the root cause of disc degeneration and chronic ba...
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November
09,
2021
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
A growing number of adolescents in the United States are undergoing total hip replacement surgeries, according to new study findings from researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City. The results were presented today at the Amer...
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November
09,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Despite clear directives outlined in the updated guidelines published by the American College of Rheumatology/National Psoriasis Foundation (ACR/NPF) in 2018, there is limited data regarding medication use in real-world clinical practice and patient ...
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November
08,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
While investigators have known that maternal and fetal outcomes of pregnancy among women with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) have improved over time, it is unknown whether the improved outcomes are shared equally among different racial and ethnic...
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November
06,
2021
| 10:30 AM America/New_York
A new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City demonstrates over half of patients with rheumatic diseases who contracted COVID-19 during the pandemic and completed a COVID-19 survey, experienced so-called “long-haul...
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November
06,
2021
| 08:30 AM America/New_York
Crowdsourcing has become an increasingly popular way to develop machine learning algorithms to address many clinical problems in a variety of illnesses. Today at the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) annual meeting, a multicenter team led by an ...
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November
02,
2021
| 10:05 AM America/New_York
Following a successful pilot involving thousands of patients, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), is expanding its use of CLEAR’s (NYSE: YOU) Health Pass to make the health screening at entrances easier, faster, and safer for patients and guests. HSS...
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October
26,
2021
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on mental health, and older adults, most at risk of severe illness from the virus, have been especially vulnerable, according to Robyn Wiesel, director of Community Education & Outreach at Hospital for Special S...
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October
26,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has received a landmark contribution from philanthropists Leonard A. Lauder and Ronald S. Lauder to establish the Lauder Family Spine Center. The Center will be part of a transformation of the HSS main campus in New...
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October
25,
2021
| 18:00 PM America/New_York
The Department of Community Education & Outreach at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has received the Betty J. Cleckley Minority Issues Research Award at the American Public Health Association (APHA) annual meeting.The award recognizes individuals ...
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October
12,
2021
| 10:46 AM America/New_York
Imagine knee replacement surgery with a “smart” implant that collects and transmits data enabling an orthopedic surgeon to monitor a patient’s recovery from afar. It became a reality this week when Peter Sculco, MD, and Fred Cushner, MD, orthopedic s...
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October
11,
2021
| 09:22 AM America/New_York
Patients who have acupuncture during total knee replacement surgery report less pain and need far fewer opioids to manage their discomfort, according to a study being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2021 annual meeting. Results of the study showed t...
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October
07,
2021
| 14:52 PM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has been recognized as a National Youth Sports Strategy (NYSS) Champion by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).As a NYSS Champi...
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September
16,
2021
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
Collaborators from Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) and partners around the globe have strongly recommended the use of peripheral nerve blocks during total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA) for improved outcomes. While nearly...
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September
15,
2021
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
Value-based care initiatives can both improve the quality of treatment for patients undergoing orthopedic surgery and reduce overall costs -- if the financial incentives for payers and providers are aligned and hospitals have access to key data on ut...
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September
09,
2021
| 10:44 AM America/New_York
Now that children and teenagers are back in the classroom, many are dusting off their trusty backpacks or plan to buy a new one. As in years past, many parents are likely to be surprised by how much kids cram into their backpack and how heavy it beco...
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September
07,
2021
| 15:02 PM America/New_York
Leg amputees who receive bone-anchored prosthetics report high levels of satisfaction compared with those who receive conventional devices, according to new study findings published in JBJS Open Access by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (...
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September
03,
2021
| 18:30 PM America/New_York
Today, at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2021 annual meeting, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) sports medicine surgeon David M. Dines, MD, participated in an instructional case lecture on practical solutions in shoulder arthrop...
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September
02,
2021
| 15:05 PM America/New_York
The use of robotics and computer navigation in spinal surgery is rapidly expanding. Increasing numbers of hospitals and spine surgeons are adopting the technology, which aims to enhance precision, accuracy and predictability, according to Darren R. L...
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September
02,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
A new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City presented today at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2021 annual meeting could help physicians better manage patients who experience debilitating stif...
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August
31,
2021
| 18:00 PM America/New_York
A new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City could help orthopedic surgeons better identify which patients will benefit most from surgery to correct debilitating age-related deterioration of their foot arches.The ...
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August
31,
2021
| 12:10 PM America/New_York
Surgery to treat spine deformities in the lower back in adults is often complex. Experts at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have been exploring ways to increase the efficacy and efficiency of these procedures, to improve both short-term and long-t...
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August
24,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
A study at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) finds that an online, video-based core exercise program can help with a condition many women experience after childbirth. Diastasis rectus abdominis (DRA), also known as diastasis recti, causes the abdomi...
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