Annual Meeting Countdown – 10 Weeks!

As the 2017 AAHKS Annual Meeting draws closer, we would like to announce: Call for ePoster reviewers – select the best posters in each category prior to the meeting by reviewing the digital versions. Contact swolfe@aahks.org to volunteer. The Hilton Anatole is filling...

Call for Nominations to AAHKS Board, Committee

The AAHKS Nominating Committee has put out a call for nominations to the following positions: Third Vice President (1) Member-at-Large (2) Member, Nominating Committee (3) All nominations must hold Fellow membership status with AAHKS. Nominate yourself by Friday,...

AAHKS Comments on 2018 Updates to QPP

The CMS Quality Payment Program (QPP) that encompasses the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Models (APMs) as established under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), is reviewed and updates are proposed by...

AMA Call for ACGME Review Committee

The American Medical Association (AMA) Council on Medical Education is currently soliciting a qualified AMA member candidate for the ACGME Review Committee in Orthopaedic Surgery. The application deadline is Monday, September 11, 2017.  Position details and...

Seattle Hospital Implements New Concurrent Surgery Policy

Swedish Medical Center in Seattle implemented an updated concurrent surgery policy that requires surgeons to be present for a “substantial majority” of surgical procedures, according to Doximity. Swedish released the statement, “We have established more specific...
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