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Fragility Fracture Network (FFN)

A Global Network to Improve Fragility Fracture Management and Prevention’s mission is to promote globally the optimal multidisciplinary management of the patient with a fragility fracture, including secondary prevention. fragilityfracturenetwork.org

National Bone Health Alliance (NBHA)

The National Bone Health Alliance (NBHA) is a public-private partnership launched in 2010 that brings together the expertise and resources of its member organizations to collectively: promote bone health and prevent disease; improve diagnosis and treatment of bone disease; and enhance bone research, surveillance and evaluation.  www.nbha.org

Own the Bone Program / The American Orthopaedic Association

 

The American Orthopaedic Association developed Own the Bone as a quality improvement program to address the osteoporosis treatment gap and prevent subsequent fragility fractures. Through a clinically-proven, web-based patient registry and 10 prevention measures, Own the Bone provides tools and helps institutions to establish a fracture liaison service (FLS) in which a care coordinator (normally a nurse, nurse practitioner or a physician assistant) ensures that post-fracture patients are identified and receive appropriate evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment, under the supervision of their primary care physician, orthopaedic surgeon or osteoporosis specialist.

www.ownthebone.org.  

 

National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF)

The National Osteoporosis Foundation is dedicated to preventing osteoporosis, promoting strong bones, and reducing human suffering through education, advocacy and research. www.nof.org

International Osteporosis Foundation (IOF)

The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) is a registered not-for-profit, non-governmental foundation based in Switzerland.  IOF has been granted Roster Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.   IOF functions as a global alliance of patient societies, research organizations, healthcare professionals and international companies working to promote bone, muscle and joint health.  www.iofbonehealth.org

American Geriatric Society (AGS)

The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) is a not-for-profit organization of over 6,000 health professionals devoted to improving the health, independence and quality of life of all older people. The Society provides leadership to healthcare professionals, policy makers and the public by implementing and advocating for programs in patient care, research, professional and public education, and public policy. www.americangeriatrics.org

Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA)

The mission of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) is to promote excellence in care for the injured patient, through provision of scientific forums and support of musculoskeletal research and education of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the public. www.ota.org

AO North America

AO North America is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of patient care, in orthopaedic, craniomaxillofacial and veterinary surgery. The Organization`s mission is to improve the care of patients with musculo-skeletal injuries and their sequelae in North America, through education and research in the principles, practice and results of treatment.   www.aona.org

 

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