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- Hospital for Special Surgery Names Renowned Orthopedic Surgeon from Philadelphia as New Surgeon-in-Chief and Medical Director
April 2, 2014 - Todd J. Albert, M.D., Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedics and President of The Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, has been selected as the new Surgeon-in-Chief and Medical Director of the leading orthopedic hospital in the country, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City....
- Dr. Mary Goldring Named President of Orthopaedic Research Society
March 17, 2014 - Mary B. Goldring, Ph.D., senior scientist at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City, has been named president of the Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS). The inauguration took place at the organization’s annual meeting on March 17 in New Orleans, with more than 2600 attendees....
- Study at HSS Finds that Losing or Gaining Weight After Joint Replacement Affects How Well Patients Will Do
March 14, 2014 - While many overweight patients intend to lose weight after joint replacement, a study at Hospital for Special (HSS) finds that although some patients are able to achieve this goal, equal numbers of patients actually gain weight after hip or knee replacement. Researchers also determined that patients’ success in managing their weight after surgery affects how well they do two years down the road....
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- Exercises Aim to Reduce ACL Tears in Kids
March 25, 2014—ABC News
Doctors say they are seeing more torn ACL cases in elementary schools, from children playing tackle football to doing gymnastics, and the numbers are so large that pediatric orthopedic surgeons like Dr. Daniel Green at New York’s Hospital for Special Surgery are calling it an epidemic....
- Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment and Management Guide
March 20, 2014—Everyday Health
Dr. Susan Goodman, HSS Rheumatologist, discusses rheumatoid arthritis (RA) with Everyday Health in a video series...
- Gaining Perspective on Patient Engagement Through Social Media
March 19, 2014—Healthcare Informatics
On the surface, the idea of getting clinicians to interact with patients on social media comes with much apprehension and worry. HIPAA privacy laws are at the forefront of these concerns, and additionally, doctors have to be very careful about how they construct responses on a social networking forum for patients who might not even be their own....
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