Hospital for Special Surgery - Archive (pressrelease)

2019
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
09,
2019
| 02:00 PM America/New_York
Historically, pregnancy in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) was considered so risky that physicians counseled women to avoid becoming pregnant and recommended that women carrying a child terminate their pregnancy. Now, a new study pub...
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July
08,
2019
| 02:00 PM America/New_York
When a child needs recurring diagnostic x-rays, parents often worry about exposure to radiation. It’s a concern for health professionals, as well. Children are more sensitive to the effects of radiation over time, and that’s why Hospital for Special ...
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July
03,
2019
| 07:21 PM America/New_York
The superior trunk block provides noninferior anesthesia and analgesia for shoulder surgery compared with the interscalene block and succeeds in sparing the phrenic nerve, according to research conducted by David H. Kim, MD, and colleagues at Hospita...
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June
18,
2019
| 06:15 PM America/New_York
Researchers have identified a gut bacterium that can trigger the antiphospholipid antibodies seen in patients with antiphospholipid syndrome (APS), an underrecognized autoimmune disease that can lead to abnormal blood clot formation in arteries and v...
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June
18,
2019
| 06:05 AM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery’s (HSS) Lerner Children’s Pavilion continues to earn national recognition as a leader in pediatric orthopedics, ranking among the nation’s finest in the 2019-2020 U.S.News & World Report’s “Best Children’s Hospitals” list...
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June
11,
2019
| 04:39 PM America/New_York
The Nurse Residency Program at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the world’s largest academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health, has achieved Practice Transition Accreditation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). ...
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June
10,
2019
| 03:54 PM America/New_York
Douglas Padgett, MD, Named Inaugural Associate Surgeon-in-Chief and Deputy Medical Director Mathias Bostrom, MD, to Succeed Padgett as Chief of Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Service Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the world’s l...
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June
07,
2019
| 10:20 PM America/New_York
A new study by researchers from Hospital for Special Surgery shines a light on Adult Onset Still’s Disease (AOSD), a rare autoinflammatory disorder that is underdiagnosed in the United States, and identifies risk factors that predispose afflicted pat...
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June
05,
2019
| 08:20 PM America/New_York
Parents say they enroll their child in sports largely for two main reasons – their child’s interest and to increase physical activity, according to a national survey by the Aspen Institute Sports & Society Program and Hospital for Special Surgery (HS...
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June
04,
2019
| 03:45 PM America/New_York
Orthopedic surgeons at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City are enrolling patients for a clinical trial of an experimental technology for treating cartilage defects and osteoarthritis of the knee. The Agili-CTM implant (CartiHeal, I...
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May
29,
2019
| 02:00 PM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) will present Jonathan T. Deland, MD, with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Hospital’s 36th Tribute Dinner, and honor Chairman and co-owner for the New York Giants and Partner at Escape Artist Productions, Steve...
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May
23,
2019
| 02:00 PM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the world’s largest academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health, today announced that Andrew D. Pearle, MD, will succeed Bryan T. Kelly, MD, as chief of the HSS Sports Medicine Institute. Dr. Kelly wa...
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May
21,
2019
| 07:00 PM America/New_York
Jack Davis, RN, ONC, manager of Patient Education and Research at Hospital for Special Surgery, has been named president of the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON). The induction ceremony took place at the organization’s annual congress...
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May
16,
2019
| 03:34 PM America/New_York
Artificial intelligence may help orthopedic surgeons better predict which patients will do well after joint replacement procedures and which are less likely to experience benefits. In a new study, researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) ...
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May
08,
2019
| 08:43 PM America/New_York
Newly identified subsets of cell types present in joint tissue in people with rheumatoid arthritis and how they interact may explain why only some people respond to existing medications, according to two studies by co-senior author Laura Donlin, PhD,...
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May
07,
2019
| 03:35 PM America/New_York
FC Monmouth has today announced that Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) will be the team’s official hospital for the 2019 season. The partnership allows FC Monmouth to benefit from one of the global leaders in sports medicine. HSS, the nation’s to...
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April
30,
2019
| 10:18 PM America/New_York
BetterPT™, a healthcare technology platform company providing end-to-end digital connectivity between physical therapists (PT), patients, and physicians, announced today it has completed a $5 million Series A round of financing. The Series A round...
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April
18,
2019
| 08:42 PM America/New_York
The New York Mets have selected Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) as the Presenting Partner of the Mets Academy in the Dominican Republic. In conjunction with this partnership, HSS will provide its expertise in connection with operation of the Me...
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April
15,
2019
| 04:37 PM America/New_York
Same-day discharge following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) or total hip arthroplasty (THA) was associated with a higher risk for cardiac and pulmonary complications, according to researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) presenting at the 201...
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April
12,
2019
| 10:54 PM America/New_York
In almost all cases, regional anesthesia for both total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA) was associated with either fewer complications or equivalent complications compared with general anesthesia, according to results present...
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April
12,
2019
| 10:49 PM America/New_York
Lower socioeconomic status and minority race were associated with decreased use of regional anesthesia in pediatric patients undergoing common ambulatory orthopedic procedures, according to researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) presenting...
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April
12,
2019
| 04:55 PM America/New_York
At this year's American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) annual meeting, HSS presented new research related to anesthesiology, orthopedic surgery, and expanding physician medical knowledge worldwide. HSS Training in Ghana Ex...
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April
11,
2019
| 10:45 PM America/New_York
The Global Regional Anesthesia Curricular Engagement (GRACE) program has shown great success in increasing knowledge, clinical skills and use of peripheral nerve blocks for extremity surgeries at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi, Ghana...
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April
10,
2019
| 11:30 PM America/New_York
The New York Liberty and Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) today announced a long-term partnership that makes the top-ranked hospital the Liberty’s first-ever jersey patch sponsor. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. As the world’s leading ...
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April
08,
2019
| 04:55 PM America/New_York
Women who have healthy pregnancies tend to show distinct changes in the activities of immune genes starting early in pregnancy, while women who have complicated pregnancies tend to show clear departures from that pattern, according to a new study fro...
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April
05,
2019
| 08:45 PM America/New_York
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) and Scientific Analytics Inc. (SAI) today announced a strategic collaboration to integrate HSS knowledge with SAI technology to improve the quality and action ability of motion analysis for patients. HSS is the w...
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March
25,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Women and men alike gathered at Morgan Stanley’s New York City headquarters on Wednesday, February 6 to recognize National Girls and Women in Sports Day and attend a panel sponsored by the Blue Sandstone Group at Morgan Stanley and the Women’s Sports...
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March
22,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
A leading quality rating for the nation’s hospitals appears not to adequately account for the risks of undergoing certain procedures at certain hospitals, particularly joint replacement surgery, according to a new st udy by researchers at Hospital fo...
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March
21,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) has selected Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) as the Official Hospital of the NBPA.  The new multi-year partnership provides current and retired professional basketball players with access to high ...
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