Have You Seen the New Proceedings?

The premier issue of the “Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons” published this month. This name change from the former “supplement” issue of the Journal of Arthroplasty was made under the direction of the AAHKS...

JAMA Study of BPCI

The largest study to date of Medicare’s Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) program, “Association Between Hospital Participation in a Medicare Bundled Payment Initiative and Payments and Quality Outcomes for Lower Extremity Joint Replacement Episodes,”...

What Patients are Reading: Active Sports after THR

Healthline featured a story about patients receiving hip replacements at a younger age and highlights the importance of setting realistic expectations about activity levels post-surgery. AAHKS members were interviewed and commented on the big picture of total joint...

Join the Next AAHKS Webinar

The next AAHKS webinar, “Functional Cup Position to Avoid Instability in Total Hip Arthroplasty and the Hip/Spine Relationship,” moderated by Douglas E. Padgett, MD, takes place on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. (Eastern). Register now. Scope: The mobility...
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