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2017 AAHKS Annual Meeting Call for Submissions

The AAHKS Annual Meeting Program Committee invites abstract submissions, symposium proposals and surgical technique video proposals for the 2017 AAHKS Annual Meeting. All submissions are due by June 1, 2017. We have taken suggestions and launched a new, simpler submission system. We welcome your feedback and suggestions as you use this for the first time. Visit the AAHKS… Read More

AAHKS Honored as First Guest Society of BHS

Dr. Della Valle

The following report was submitted by Stefano A. Bini, MD: The British Hip Society’s (BHS) 450 Delegates welcomed a delegation from AAHKS to London this week as their first Guest Society. Several AAHKS members joined the official delegation of Mark I. Froimson, MD, First Vice President, Craig J. Della Valle, MD, Second vice President and Stefano A. Bini,… Read More

Dr. Patrick Conway, Receives AMA’s Dr. Nathan Davis Award

Dr. Patrick Conway

AAHKS nominee, Patrick Conway, MD, MSc, Deputy Administrator for Innovation and Quality and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Chief Medical Officer, received the American Medical Association’s (AMA) Dr. Nathan Davis Award for Outstanding Government Service. In a ceremony on February 28, 2017 in Washington, D.C., the AMA presented Dr. Conway with the award for his work… Read More

AAHKS Signs on to CEHRT Delay

In a letter to CMS this week, AAHKS signed on with the AMA and other medical societies to request the CMS and ONC delay implementation of the 2015 Edition of certified electronic health record technology (CEHRT) until it’s more widely available on the market. The letter details four reasons for the request to delay. Read the letter.