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Monday, June 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dignity Health Mercy Gilbert Medical Center Secures Premier Certification Status »
The International Geriatric Fracture Society (IGFS) is pleased to announce Dignity Health Mercy Gilbert Medical Center in...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IGFS Board of Directors Approves Major Initiatives ​ »
  The IGFS Board of Directors is extremely pleased to announce two major initiatives that will greatly enhance our...
Thursday, May 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IGFS Participates in the Fragility Fracture Network White Paper »
    The IGFS was extremely pleased to participate in the White Paper effort currently underway by the Fragi...
Friday, March 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lancaster General Health Penn Medicine Secures Premier Certification Status »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  March 2, 2017   Contact: Fraser Cobbe 813-948-8660   Lancaster G...
Wednesday, June 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
IGFS Seeks Volunteers for New Committee Opportunities »
  During our meeting in March, responding to requests from our members for additional engagement opportunities, t...

Medical News
Thursday, October 1, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Two studies: Seniors’ bone health may not improve with increased calcium intake »
  Two studies: Seniors’ bone health may not improve with increased calcium intake . Research conducted in Ne...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hospitals Being Fined For Readmissions »
Source: Health News Florida  Medicare is cutting payments to hospitals because patients came back to the hospital t...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Are Joint Commission 'Top Performers' enjoying grade inflation? »
Source: Modern Healthcare As more than 1,200 U.S. hospitals celebrate their designation as a "Top Performer" from t...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
CT scans accounted for most radiation dose, costs in trauma patients »
Source: Healio/Orthopedics Today   Over time, the number of diagnostic imaging tests, radiation doses and rela...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
NOF Osteoporosis Registry - A New Tool for Physicians »
NOF's QCDR is intended for all providers and specialties caring for patients with osteoporosis. The registry allows for da...

Press Releases
Wednesday, June 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
University of Virginia Health System Secures Premier Certification Status »
  University of Virginia Health System Secures Premier Certification Status for Clinical Quality of their Geri...
Thursday, August 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
St. John Medical Center Geriatric Fracture Care Program Recognized with Premier Certification Status »
St. John Medical Center Geriatric Fracture Care Program Recognized with Premier Certification Status for Clinical Quality...
Thursday, June 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Announcement of Geisinger Wyoming Valley as Recertified Program »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  June 2, 2016   Contact: Fraser Cobbe 813-948-8660     Ge...
Friday, March 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
IGFS Announces the First European Geriatric Fracture Care Programs to Achieve Certification »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  March 24, 2015   Contact: Fraser Cobbe 813-948-8660  ...

Medicare & Medicaid
Tuesday, August 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
What to know about Medicare's big bundled-payment expansion »
A  new mandatory program the CMS proposed Monday  would make hospitals in 98 markets financially accountable f...
Wednesday, January 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS chief: Meaningful use will likely end in 2016 »
CMS chief: Meaningful use will likely end in 2016 Healthcare IT News (1/13, Miliard) reports that “the meaningful...
Monday, August 17, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nursing homes increasingly billing Medicare for “ultrahigh” therapy »
Nursing homes increasingly billing Medicare for “ultrahigh” therapy On its front page, the Wall Street Journal...
Friday, July 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicare test would make hospitals bear risk for hip and knee surgeries »
Medicare test would make hospitals bear risk for hip and knee surgeries   The CMS is planning to requi...
Thursday, March 19, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Announces Submission Timeframes for 2014 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Data »
CMS Announces Submission Timeframes for 2014 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Data The Centers for Medic...

News & Updates
Thursday, August 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
. CMS issues proposed rule to reduce mandatory participation in CJR; eliminate SHFFT »
  The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a proposed rule to reduce the number of m...
Wednesday, November 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hospitals Fast-Track Treatments for Hip Fractures »
Hospitals Fast-Track Treatments for Hip Fractures Better recoveries, lower mortality rates and fewer complications with...
Thursday, February 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS and AHIP's quest to tame the wilds of healthcare quality measures »
CMS and AHIP's quest to tame the wilds of healthcare quality measures By  Melanie Evans   | Feb...
Wednesday, December 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Academy issues new CPG on Surgical Management of Osteoarthritis of the Knee, three AUC »
Academy issues new CPG on Surgical Management of Osteoarthritis of the Knee, three AUC (OCD knee and hip fractures in the...
Thursday, September 17, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study: Hip fracture surgery linked to increased risks compared to elective THA. »
Study: Hip fracture surgery linked to increased risks compared to elective THA. According to a study conducted in Fr...

IGFS E Newsletters
Monday, November 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
IGFS E Newsletter November 2015 »
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Wednesday, July 8, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
IGFS E Newsletter July 2015 »
IGFS Announces New Corporate Member...

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