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Friday, July 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Azar: HHS to rewrite health care privacy rules »
Congressional Quarterly  (7/26, McIntire, Subscription Publication) reports that on Thursday, HHS Secretary Alex Aza...
Thursday, May 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
QPP Group Eligibility Status Now Available »
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that physician practices/groups may now log into the CM...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study: General anesthesia linked to increased risk of mortality among elderly hip fracture patients »
  Findings published online in the journal Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research suggest that use of general...
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...
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...

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
Friday, July 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Global Call to Action on Fragility Fractures Receives Unprecedented Level of Support »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  July 13, 2018   Contact: Fraser Cobbe 813-948-8660     G...
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, 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
Thursday, July 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Empowers Patients and Ensures Site-Neutral Payment in Proposed Rule »
MLN Connects® -- Special Edition – Wednesday, July 25, 2018 Source: First Coast Service Options Inc CM...
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...

Society News
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...
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...
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...
Thursday, December 17, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cooper University Hospital in Camden, New Jersey Achieves Premier Certification Status for Geriatric »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  December 17, 2015   Contact: Fraser Cobbe 813-948-8660    ...

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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