American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Advocacy, Education, Research

‘In the News’

Dr. McGrory Appointed Editor-in-Chief

AAHKS has announced the appointment of the founding Editor-in-Chief, AAHKS member Brian J. McGrory, MD, for the new medical journal, Arthroplasty Today. Dr. McGrory has editorial board experience with the American Journal of Orthopaedics, The Journal of Arthroplasty, Hospital Physician, and other peer-reviewed medical journals. Arthroplasty Today will serve as a venue for current topics related to joint… Read More

Health Care Spending to Grow

According to The Hill, a new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) shows that as the economy improves, people are starting to spend more for health care – helping the industry to grow 6.8 percent next year. PwC analyzed employer-provided healthcare spending, and found that as the economy has improved, people feel more financially confident to get medical help and… Read More

Chicago Tribune Reports on Bush Knee Replacement

This week, the Chicago Tribune and NBC-Channel 5 featured news of former President George W. Bush’s partial knee replacement surgery. The surgery took place at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Read the Chicago Tribune article.