American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Review reveals evidence behind alternative immobilization methods for pediatric patients | 1/10/2020

… traditional fiberglass or plaster casts are an effective, time-honored treatment technique for postoperative immobilization or the treatment of fractures, a new review article published in the January issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) sheds light on their complications and reveals evidence behind alternative immobilization methods such as braces or splints. Lead authors encourage physicians and patients to review the options available, taking into …

Recovering from a Broken Bone | PR Newswire | 1/9/2020

… traditional fiberglass or plaster casts are an effective, time-honored treatment technique for postoperative immobilization or the treatment of fractures, a new review article published in the January issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) sheds light on their complications and reveals evidence behind alternative immobilization methods such as braces or splints. Lead authors encourage physicians and patients to review the options available, taking into …

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Trampolines are not toys | 1/7/2020

… trampolines. Trampolines are not toys. The American Academy of Pediatrics recently published an article showing that trampoline injuries have increased over the past decade , and the organization advises against recreational trampolining altogether. Furthermore, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons states that children under the age of 6 should never use trampolines . Collisions, falls and improper landings can all cause severe harm, and the youngest kids are the ones most at …

AAOS approves CME credits for Virtual Reality (VR) TKA training | 1/6/2020

TigerBuford.com AAOS approves CME credits for Virtual Reality (VR) TKA training Fundamental Surgery Achieves CME Accreditation from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons for VR Total Knee Arthroplasty Simulation (press release) Today, Fundamental Surgery is announcing that its Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) simulation was reviewed by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and has been awarded accreditation status. The award demonstrates the Academy’s commitment to innovation in medical education …

Ten Bone and Joint Health Resolutions for 2020 | 1/1/2020

… great one to focus on bone and joint health problems, which are among the most prevalent and debilitating health challenges Americans face. To get you started, check out these ten great resolutions from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS): Always cut away from yourself in the kitchen. One slip of the knife can cause a terrible injury. When cutting fruits and vegetables (and especially avocados!), be sure to cut …

AAOS awards highest honor to Dr. Dana Covey | 12/30/2019

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons recognized Dana Covey, MD, with its highest honor for his contributions to the orthopedic community and its patients and/or the American public. What you should know: 1. The William W. Tipton, Jr., MD, Leadership Award honors former AAOS CEO and orthopedic surgeon Dr. William W. Tipton Jr. 2. Dr. Covey served in the U.S. Navy for more than 40 years, retiring at the …

Need to remove some snow? Do it safely | 12/28/2019

… a tedious task. The work can increase the chances of injuries, accidents and even heart attacks. Whether this will be your first snowy winter or you just need a refresher, these tips from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the National Safety Council can help you stay safe. When wielding a shovel Consider a checkup. The combination of strenuous activity and cold weather can strain the heart. So …

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Fundamental Surgery Achieves CME Accreditation from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons for VR Total Knee Arthroplasty Simulation | PR Newswire | 12/19/2019

ROSEMONT, Ill. , Dec. Today, Fundamental Surgery is announcing that its Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) simulation was reviewed by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and has been awarded accreditation status. The award demonstrates the Academy’s commitment to innovation in medical education and will allow orthopaedic surgeons to collect CME credits while utilizing the cutting-edge haptic VR platform. Fundamental Surgery With this accreditation, Fundamental Surgery’s TKA simulation is confirmed …

Dr. Charles Preston Elected to BOC of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons | PR Newswire | 12/19/2019

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. , Dec. 19, Muir Orthopaedic Specialists today announced the election of Dr. Charles Preston to the Board of Councilors (BOC) for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, representing the Northern California District. Continue Reading Dr. Charles Preston Orthopedic Doctor and Sports Medicine Specialist Dr. Preston is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Specialist with experience in the care of professional athletes and injured patients. He supports …

AANS partnership, biologics R&D & legislative influence: 9 big AAOS updates in 2019 | 12/18/2019

Here are nine key developments from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in 2019: 1. In March, Kristy Weber, MD, of Philadelphia-based Penn Medicine became the academy’s first female president at AAOS 2019 in Las Vegas. Upon her appointment, she outlined objectives to define a new set of core values and shape a more inclusive culture within the organization by removing barriers for women and minorities in the field …

Fundamental Surgery Achieves CME Accreditation from AAOS | 12/18/2019

Hidden Gems: 6 Orthopedic Technology Innovators of Note Fundamental Surgery 12.18.19 Fundamental Surgery’s Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) simulation was reviewed by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and has been awarded accreditation status. The award will allow orthopedic surgeons to collect CME credits while utilizing the haptic VR platform . With this accreditation, Fundamental Surgery’s TKA simulation is confirmed as an activity that meets the stringent criteria set by the …

Advancements in 3D Printing Technology Bring Promise to Orthopedic Care | 12/17/2019

Bone Screw System Market is Expected to Exceed $1.96 Billion by End of 2028 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 12.17.19 It is no secret that technology is transforming the healthcare industry at rapid speed. The idea of 3D printing a patient’s specific fracture pattern or bone pathology on command seemed like science fiction just a few years ago; however, 3D printing technology is revolutionizing orthopedic care and is making …

Advancments in 3D Printing Technology for Orthopaedic Care | 12/16/2019

… a few years ago; however, 3D printing technology is revolutionizing orthopaedic care and is making this process a reality today. In a new article published in the December issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS), the authors offer an in-depth analysis of the latest 3D printing technology and explore its impact on patient care. For more information see the IDTechEx report on 3D Printing …

Don’t let winter sports injuries freeze your fun | 12/16/2019

BPT) - For many people, dropping temperatures mean it’s time to bundle up and head outdoors for their favorite winter activities. Whether you’re a sports enthusiast hitting the ski slope, a casual skater heading to the local rink or a parent ready to tackle the nearby sledding hill with your child, great times and memories await. However, it’s important to make sure your fun winter day isn’t spoiled by an accident …

Advancements in 3D Printing Technology Bring Promise to Orthopaedic Care | 12/14/2019

… a few years ago; however, 3D printing technology is revolutionizing orthopaedic care and is making this process a reality today. In a new article published in the December issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS), the authors offer an in-depth analysis of the latest 3D printing technology and explore its impact on patient care. “3D printing is available to orthopaedic surgeons and is no …

3D printing in orthopedics: 5 observations on the present and future | 12/13/2019

The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons recently published an article outlining key observations about 3D printing technology. The authors examined how 3D printing is used today in orthopedics and potential benefits for the future. Here are five takeaways: 1. New 3D printing technology affects surgical plans and workflow. The technology is becoming more accessible as printers become smaller and less expensive. 2. Open-source 3D imaging software …

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons approves clinical practice guidelines and appropriate use criteria related to combat and civilian patient trauma | 12/13/2019

News December 13, 2019 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons approves clinical practice guidelines and appropriate use criteria related to combat and civilian patient trauma Evidence-based diagnosis and treatment recommendations released as part of collaborative effort with the Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium 12, 2019) — The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) released a series of new Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) and Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) to help physicians who …

AAOS releases guidelines, appropriate use criteria for care of trauma patients | 12/13/2019

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons released a series of new clinical practice guidelines and appropriate use criteria to offer guidance on diagnosis and management decisions for combat and civilian trauma patients. These guidelines and appropriate use criteria were created as part of the Major Extremity Trauma and Rehabilitation Consortium, a volunteer workgroup of musculoskeletal trauma surgery experts, military surgeons and AAOS research staff. New clinical practice guidelines According to …

AAOS critical of bipartisan surprise billing legislation | 12/11/2019

… Act of 2019. The new legislation would create a dispute resolution system to replace balance billing with arbitration. The bill includes the Independent Dispute Resolution and a lowered threshold for accessing the process, which American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons President Kristy Weber, MD, supports in a statement . However, she was critical of the bill’s use of median in-network rates because they are controlled by insurers. “Even when filtered through …

Regenerative Medicine

The Application of Hyaluronic Acid-Based Hydrogels in Bone and Cartilage Tissue Engineering | 12/20/2019

… lymph, and the growth and proliferation of cartilage cells is slow; thus, cartilage healing is also a challenge [ 2 ] in regenerative medicine. Furthermore, problems with autografts and allografts include the source and price as well … bone and cartilage restoration in orthopaedic surgery,” Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons , vol. 27, no. 5, pp. e215–e226, 2019. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus T. L …

Advancements in 3D Printing Technology Bring Promise to Orthopedic Care | 12/17/2019

Bone Screw System Market is Expected to Exceed $1.96 Billion by End of 2028 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 12.17.19 It is no secret that technology is transforming the healthcare industry at rapid speed … I believe we’ll start to see 3D printing focusing on regenerative medicine, joint preservation, and the ability to 3D print in biologic materials that have the potential to replace musculoskeletal tissues such as bone, cartilage …

Medical Education

Fundamental Surgery Achieves CME Accreditation from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons for VR Total Knee Arthroplasty Simulation | PR Newswire | 12/19/2019

ROSEMONT, Ill. , Dec. Today, Fundamental Surgery is announcing that its Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) simulation was reviewed by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and has been awarded accreditation status. The award demonstrates the Academy’s commitment to innovation in medical education and will allow orthopaedic surgeons to collect CME credits while utilizing the cutting-edge haptic VR platform. Fundamental Surgery With this accreditation, Fundamental Surgery’s TKA simulation is confirmed …

Medicare

‘Universal healthcare is a failure’: Dr. Manny Sethi outlines a free market healthcare system in bid for US Senate | 12/9/2019

… clarity. Question: This is the first time two orthopedic surgeons have simultaneously run for the U.S. Senate, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Why do you think more physicians are looking to get … Vt., and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., are talking about Medicare for All and keep bringing up countries like Finland, but their healthcare system is broken. Right now, Finland is in an economic and governmental …

100 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedic programs | 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/4/2019

… replacement surgery from Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and received an ‘excellent’ rating in the third year of participating in Medicare’s Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement quality performance category. Many of the physicians also participate … system is also home to the current president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Kristy Weber, MD, who serves as the chief of the system’s sarcoma program. In 2019-20, U.S. News & World Report ranked …

Pain Management

100 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedic programs | 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/4/2019

… associated bone disease and mesenchymal stem cell maintenance. The health system is also home to the current president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Kristy Weber, MD, who serves as the chief of the … at The Orthopaedic Institute, which is known for excellence in pain management and rapid rehabilitation after joint replacement. The 218-bed hospital partners with Towson Orthopaedic Associates to deliver 1,600 joint replacements a year and …

Obese tri-state residents surprised at restrictions on elective surgical procedures | Tri-state News | telegraphherald.com | 11/17/2019

… agency’s Clinical Commissioning Groups have suggested restricting elective surgeries — hernia repairs, varicose vein surgeries, hip and knee procedures and corrective eye surgeries, among others — for obese patients and smokers. In the U.S., the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons released a position statement in 2015 recommending that morbidly obese patients consult with doctors prior to surgery to understand the risks and challenges of postoperative rehabilitation. The postoperative risks for obese patients …

Pain Management

100 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedic programs | 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/4/2019

… associated bone disease and mesenchymal stem cell maintenance. The health system is also home to the current president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Kristy Weber, MD, who serves as the chief of the … at The Orthopaedic Institute, which is known for excellence in pain management and rapid rehabilitation after joint replacement. The 218-bed hospital partners with Towson Orthopaedic Associates to deliver 1,600 joint replacements a year and …

Obese tri-state residents surprised at restrictions on elective surgical procedures | Tri-state News | telegraphherald.com | 11/17/2019

… agency’s Clinical Commissioning Groups have suggested restricting elective surgeries — hernia repairs, varicose vein surgeries, hip and knee procedures and corrective eye surgeries, among others — for obese patients and smokers. In the U.S., the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons released a position statement in 2015 recommending that morbidly obese patients consult with doctors prior to surgery to understand the risks and challenges of postoperative rehabilitation. The postoperative risks for obese patients …

Sports Medicine

Cortisone for Osteoarthritis or Not? | 11/18/2019

… and Duration of Intra-Articular Corticosteroid Injection for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review of Level I Studies.” Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, vol. 17, no. 10, 2009, pp. 638–646., doi:10.5435/00124635-200910000-00006 … of Intra-Articular Corticosteroids on Articular Cartilage.” Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, vol. 3, no. 5, 2015, p. 232596711558116., doi:10.1177/2325967115581163 …

Early Sports Specialization: Is It Worth It? | PR Newswire | 11/15/2019

… injury, psychological fatigue and burnout. In a new literature review published in the November issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS), the authors take a deep dive into the impact … AAOS launched a public service campaign with the American Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Association (AOSSM) called OneSport™ to educate the parents, physicians, young athletes and coaches about the dangers of sport specialization which includes materials for …

Personal Care

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Partners with CareCredit to Help Improve the Financial Experience for Orthopaedic Surgeons and Patients | PR Newswire | 11/6/2019

COSTA MESA, Calif. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the preeminent provider of education and practice management services for orthopaedic surgeons and allied health professionals has entered a new partnership with CareCredit, a leading health, wellness and personal care credit card business. Pictured here: Tom Arend (AAOS) and Gregory Pierce (CareCredit) “When it comes to musculoskeletal care, the AAOS is committed to supporting our members in providing the highest …

AAOS taps partner to help orthopedic practices improve cash flow, payment processes — 5 things to know | Becker’s ASC Review | 11/6/2019

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons aims to help its 39,000 members improve the financial experience for patients through a new partnership with CareCredit, a credit card business for health, wellness and personal care. Five things to know: 1. The partnership is intended to help orthopedic practices improve the financial experience with educational tools and resources, and to help them improve cash flow by giving patients a convenient way to …

ACA

Lighten the load this school year | PR Newswire | 8/19/2019

ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Parents, teachers and students across the country are in the back-to-school mindset focused on a successful year ahead. As the experts in bone and joint health injury prevention, members of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) remind us that heavy backpacks can be a source of back, neck and shoulder-related pain in adolescents and adults. In fact, according to the …

Clinical Data

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) to launch family of orthopaedic registries | PR Newswire | 10/17/2017

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) to launch family of orthopaedic registries American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) to integrate with AAOS 15:54 ROSEMONT, Ill. , Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) today announced plans to create a national family of clinical data registries for a broad range of orthopaedic conditions and procedures. As part of this effort, the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) is integrating …

Hospital for Special Surgery

100 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedic programs | 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/4/2019

… and reports a 1.4 percent complication rate for total hip and knee replacements, well below the 2.5 percent national average. Hospital for Special Surgery (New York City). Hospital for Special Surgery has been ranked the … system is also home to the current president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Kristy Weber, MD, who serves as the chief of the system’s sarcoma program. In 2019-20, U.S. News & World Report ranked …

Dr. Kapil Mehrotra joins Florida orthopedic group | 11/12/2019

Tampa-based Florida Orthopaedic Institute welcomed Kapil Mehrotra, MD, to its group on Nov. 5. Dr. Mehrotra is specializing in adult reconstruction and joint replacement. He completed an orthopedic residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and a fellowship in adult reconstruction and joint replacement at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. Dr. Mehrotra is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Association of …

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Osteoporosis: A Painful Reality for Millions | PR Newswire | 10/15/2019

… risk of osteoporosis-related fractures. In a new literature review published in the October issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS), the authors compiled data to help orthopaedic surgeons identify … researcher and orthopaedic surgeon Elizabeth G. Matzkin , MD, FAAOS with Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston . “Because patients likely don’t know they have osteoporosis until they experience a fracture, our team wants to bring awareness …

Osteoporosis: A Painful Reality for Millions | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 10/15/2019

… risk of osteoporosis-related fractures. In a new literature review published in the October issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS), the authors compiled data to help orthopaedic surgeons identify … researcher and orthopaedic surgeon Elizabeth G. Matzkin , MD, FAAOS with Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston . “Because patients likely don’t know they have osteoporosis until they experience a fracture, our team wants to bring awareness …

Cleveland Clinic

Sciatica common, tied to other conditions in older U.S. adults | 10/3/2019

… American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Previous research has shown that sciatica is common, but the current study looks at how the disorder affects patients over the years, said Dr. Joseph Maslak of the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, who led the study while a surgical resident at Northwestern University in Chicago. Maslak and his colleagues analyzed data collected between 2007 and 2012 in annual surveys of people over age 66 with …

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland OH

Sciatica common, tied to other conditions in older U.S. adults | 10/3/2019

… American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Previous research has shown that sciatica is common, but the current study looks at how the disorder affects patients over the years, said Dr. Joseph Maslak of the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, who led the study while a surgical resident at Northwestern University in Chicago. Maslak and his colleagues analyzed data collected between 2007 and 2012 in annual surveys of people over age 66 with …

HCA

Battery Ventures-Backed, Healthcare-Software Pioneer WebPT Announces Significant Investment | Business Wire | 8/27/2019

… an aging and active U.S. population and demand for treatment pathways that reduce opioid exposure, including physical therapy. Furthermore, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons reports that an estimated 126.6 million Americans (one in two … in a row as well as inclusion on the 2018 Healthcare Informatics list of the top 100 U.S. healthcare IT vendors. Learn more at www.webpt.com About Battery Ventures Battery strives to invest in cutting-edge …

DJO® Announces Release of AltiVate Reverse® Short Stem, The First Fully Convertible, Inlay, Short Stem Shoulder Replacement System in the United States | Business Wire | 7/16/2019

… shoulder arthroplasty.” More than 50,000 people in the U.S. have shoulder replacement surgery each year, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 2. In a reverse shoulder replacement, the ball and socket of … of previous reports.” Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 2017. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), OrthoInfo, Shoulder Joint Replacement …

William J. Robb

Illinois Bone & Joint Institute Appoints William J. Robb, III, MD, to the position of Orthopedic Director, Chief Medical Officer (CMO) | PR Newswire | 1/5/2018

Illinois Bone & Joint Institute Appoints William J. Robb, III, MD, to the position of Orthopedic Director, Chief Medical Officer (CMO) News provided by 09:58 ET Share this article CHICAGO , Jan. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Illinois Bone … awards, including the 2017 W.W. Tipton Leadership Award from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He has held leadership positions at the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Christopher M. Burket

Christopher M. Burket, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, Joins OrthoAtlanta Douglasville | Boston Globe | 11/29/2017

Christopher M. Burket, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, Joins OrthoAtlanta Douglasville Dr. Christopher Burket Provides Sports Medicine Expertise to Patients in the Greater Douglas County Area Nov 27, 2017 ATLANTA, November 27, OrthoAtlanta is pleased to welcome … degree in Chemistry. Professional memberships for Dr. Burket include the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and the Arthroscopy Association of North America. Dr. Burket will be affiliated with WellStar …