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Wednesday, June 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mortality rate from falls in adults over 75 more than doubled from 2000 to 2016 »
The New York Times (6/4, Hafner) reports a CDC study “found that for people over 75, the rate of mortality from falls mor...
Monday, May 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
For The First Time, Employed Docs Outnumber Self-Employed Docs »
he milestone continues a long-term trend that has shifted the distribution of physicians away from ownership of private pr...
Wednesday, April 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA approves drug for treatment of osteoporosis after menopause »
The New York Times (4/9, Kolata) reports that on April 9, the Food and Drug Administration gave its approval Eve...
Friday, March 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Frailty may be risk factor for serious complications after surgery, study indicates »
Reuters (3/28, Rapaport) reports researchers found “patients who are frail before surgery are more likely to have seriou...
Friday, March 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study: Frailty More Common in Diabetes Patients »
  Type 2 diabetes patients may be significantly frailer than nondiabetic patients, putting them at an increased ris...
Tuesday, February 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
How these 4 specialties used telemedicine to save nearly $600,000 »
The Connecticut Medicaid program saved almost $579,000 after a federally qualified health center with 200 locations across...
Friday, February 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study: Medial Reefing Decreases Sports Participation »
  Despite good clinical outcomes, patients who receive medial reefing for patellar dislocation may ha...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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, 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...
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...
Thursday, September 17, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study: Global risk of osteoporotic fracture projected to double by 2040. »
Study: Global risk of osteoporotic fracture projected to double by 2040. Data published in the September iss...
Monday, July 6, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS and AMA Announce Efforts to help Get Ready for ICD-10 »
  CMS and AMA Announce Efforts to help Get Ready for ICD-10    The American Medical Association an...

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