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The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has announced that Canada will be the organization's Guest Nation at the 2013 annual meeting in Chicago, according to an AAOS Now report.
Wednesday, 21 November 2012 09:31

AAOS Wins Award for Childhood Obesity PSA

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has received the Bronze CLIO award from CLIO Healthcare, an awards competition for advertising, design and communications.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation has honored Robert F. LaPrade, MD, an orthopedic surgeon with The Steadman Clinic, according to a Vail Daily report.
Monday, 19 November 2012 10:18

AAOS Hosts Washington DC Advocacy Event

In September, the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ office of government relations hosted a reception for Congressional members, staff and other healthcare stakeholders to strengthen their relationship and discuss issues such as the Medicare sustainable growth rate, budget sequester and the role of orthopedic surgeons in healthcare reform, according to an AAOS Now report.
Published in News and Analysis
American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons President John R. Tongue, MD, recently issued a statement in response to the U.S. Government Accountability Office's position on patient referrals.
Published in Practice Management
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons President John R. Tongue, MD, released a statement congratulating President Barack Obama on his re-election and said the organization is ready to assist the President in healthcare-related issues.
Caryn Etkin discusses AJRRThe American Joint Replacement Registry is an initiative to improve quality, outcomes and cost-effectiveness of total joint replacements. Today, the registry has contracts with 51 institutions representing 72 hospitals. With current sites, the registry has gathered data on more than 30,000 procedures.
Tuesday, 18 September 2012 11:14

AAOS Approves Plan for new Headquarters

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' board of directors has approved a plan to construct a new headquarters in Rosemont, Ill.
Published in Practice Management
Former AAOS President E. Anthony Rankin, MD, received the Providence Hospital's Advocate Award for his work on behalf of the less fortunate in Washington, D.C.
The AAOS Fellow and Council on Advocacy Chairman Peter J. Mandell, MD, testified this week before the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee in Washington, D.C., with recommendations for developing a more sustainable Medicare physician payment system.
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