Researchers Look to 3D Printing Technology for Implants

Washington State University researchers are working to improve materials used in hip and knee replacements so that they last longer and allow patients to quickly get back on their feet after surgery. Led by Susmita Bose, professor in the School of Mechanical and...

MD News Breaks Down Orthopedic Data

MD News features a snapshot of survey results from the AAOS, CDC, JAMA IM, JBJS, CORR and the CDC with a focus on orthopedics statistics. Some examples: According to an AAOS survey, Wyoming has the highest density of orthopedic surgeons in the United States, at 14.96...

Happy Holidays from AAHKS

No matter what you celebrate at the end of this year, we wish you and your families peace, joy and light as the winter season is upon us. The AAHKS office will close December 24-25, December 31 and January 1. This is the last issue of AAHKS News for 2014. Look for the...

Congress Adjourns, No Movement on SGR Reform

Last week AAHKS members sent 415 letters to Congress via the AAHKS website. As of this post, the 113th Congress adjourned without taking action on critical Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) reform legislation. Physicians are facing a 21.2% Medicare rate reduction...

Membership Dues Invoices Emailed

Dues invoices for the 2015 membership year have been sent via email to members and their staff. Members can log in to www.AAHKS.org or call (847) 698-1200 to pay dues with a credit card. To pay by check, send payment to AAHKS at 9300 Higgins Rd., Suite 230, Rosemont,...
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