AAHKS, AAOS Comment to CMS on Pressing Issues

AAHKS signed on to an AAOS comment letter to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma, MPH, regarding issues with Bundled Payment for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI-A). While BPCI-A is a welcome new model for bundled payments for many...

Program Finalized for AAHKS Spring Meeting

Symposia topics, moderators and faculty have been finalized for the 2018 AAHKS Spring Meeting taking place May 4-5, 2018 in Miami. In addition, a special International Guest Session will be moderated by past AAHKS President, Carlos J. Lavernia, MD. “Cirugía de Cadera...

NEJM Study Examines Extended VTE Prophylaxis

A study published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine, “Aspirin or Rivaroxaban for VTE Prophylaxis after Hip or Knee Arthroplasty,” sought to compare aspirin with direct oral anti-coagulants for prophylaxis beyond hospital discharge. According to an...

AMA Invites You to Share Your Story

“End the Epidemic,” the American Medical Association’s (AMA) website for physicians helping to battle the opioid crisis, contains resources that include recommendations, CME, and task force reports. The AMA is also inviting physicians to share personal accounts of how...
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