Deadline Nears to Review Payments Data Before Public Release

Physicians have until May 20, 2015, to review and dispute reports regarding their financial interactions with drug and medical device manufacturers reported under the Open Payments (Sunshine Act) program. Disputes initiated by May 20 will be flagged as such. CMS...

AJRR Signs 500th Hospital

This week, the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) announced that Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Rockwall in Rockwall, Texas has signed on. AJRR marks this as a milestone with the 500th hospital to participate in the hip and knee joint replacement...

High Wait Times for TJR in Canada

An editorial in the Times Colonist, a western Canadian daily newspaper, brought to light the wait times for hip and knee replacements on Vancouver Island, which “are among the longest in Canada.” In 2014, only 39 percent of hip patients and 26 percent of knee patients...

Knee Replacement Patient Story Featured on ABC Affiliate

KATV in Arkansas featured a story on knee replacement with a patient of AAHKS Board Treasurer, C. Lowry Barnes, MD, Chair of Orthopedic Surgery at UAMS, this week. The patient recalls her mother and grandfather having knee pain that require them to use wheel chairs at...

TJO Joins AAHKS as Bronze Corporate Partner

AAHKS is pleased to welcome Total Joint Orthopedics (TJO) as its newest Corporate Partner. The Corporate Partnership program allows AAHKS to recognize those in the industry that demonstrate a commitment to supporting AAHKS in addressing the medical, educational,...
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