Joint Education Ventures Subcommittee Report

William P. Barrett, MD, Chair of the Joint Education Ventures Subcommittee, gave the following report at the AAHKS Annual Meeting: Most significant activities or developments: Developed and implemented 3 resident surgical skills courses in Chicago, Dallas and...

AAHKS Comments on Payment Measure Proposal

Along with The Hip Society and The Knee Society, AAHKS submitted comments on a report on the “Development of Measures of Payment for Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA) and/or Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA)” prepared by the Yale New Haven Health Services Corporation and the...

Arthroplasty Today Call for Papers

Arthroplasty Today Editor-in-Chief, Brian J. McGrory, MD introduced Arthroplasty Today at the AAHKS Annual Meeting as the newest journal from AAHKS in partnership with Elsevier. Dr. McGrory has also announced a call for papers. Submit your manuscript by visiting...

Featured Committee Report: Membership

AAHKS began 2014 with 2,076 members. We added 204 new members (net growth 183) in 2013. Year to date (as of 11/6/14), the Board has approved 273 new members. We have had 6 resignations, 5 dropped for non‐payment of dues, 4 deceased members (net growth YTD 258). We...

Washington Post Reports on Employer Health Benefits Surveys

The Washington Post reported on the findings of two health benefits surveys released this week. The Employee Benefit Research Institute and the Society for Human Resource Management surveyed more than 3,000 employers. The surveys showed that few employers are reducing...
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