THA Study Co-Author Urges Caution

In an interview with Orthopedics Today, AAHKS member William G. Hamilton, MD, urges cautionary postoperative protocols for active patients recovering from total hip arthroplasty. The interview is a follow up to the study, “New Approach and Stem Increased Femoral...

Minneapolis Device Start Up Acquired

The hip and knee implant device start-up company, Responsive Orthopedics, has been acquired. Star Tribune reported that “Medtronic PLC plans to jump into the market for dependable, lower-priced knee and hip implants next year, after acquiring a Twin Cities start-up...

Postop Opioid Study of TJA Patients

Science Daily reported on a new study, “Trends and predictors of opioid use after total knee and total hip arthroplasty” published in PAIN®, the official publication of the International Association for the Study of Pain. The study showed that many patients undergoing...

Most Clicked News Stories in May

The following stories were the most read of the weekly AAHKS News: New Hip Measures Approved Minnesota Start Up Enters Device Market AAHKS Members Get Involved Arthroplasty Today Articles in...

Orthopaedic Group Pays HIPAA Settlement

According to Bloomberg National Affairs, Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic of North Carolina has agreed to pay $750,000 to settle charges that it might have violated the HIPAA Privacy Rule by disclosing protected health information (PHI) for about 17,300 patients by...
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