Dr. Parks Receives AAOS Diversity Award

In recognition of his dedication to advancing diversity in orthopaedics, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) presented its 2019 Diversity Award to Michael L. Parks, MD, clinical director of Orthopedic Surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in...

HHS Secretary Issues Statement on President’s FY 2020 Budget

US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar issued the following statement on President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2020 Budget: “The President’s budget makes necessary investments and bold reforms to deliver on HHS’s mission, and supports the hard work the...

British Study Extends Implant Life

A study published in The Lancet by authors at the University of Bristol Medical School in the United Kingdom shows hip and knee implants “last as long as 25 years,” according to BBC News. Using data from joint replacement registries in six countries, researchers...

AI and TJR – A Perfect Match

“Hip and knee replacement surgeons for over a decade have serendipitously been stockpiling troves of data in patient-centered registries primed for machine learning analysis and algorithm development,” said AAHKS member, Prem N. Ramkumar, MD, in a Forbes...

FDA Cracks Down on Stem Cell Clinics

The New York Times reported that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued letters to clinics offering stem cell injections in a clinic setting. The FDA is giving the cited clinics until November 2020 to contact federal regulators. Patients with arthritis pain...

Hip, Knee Societies Acquire CCJR

A joint statement by The Hip Society and The Knee Society announced the acquisition of the Current Concepts in Joint Replacement course started in 1983 by A. Seth Greenwald, DPhil (Oxon) of the Current Concepts Institute. The program takes place twice a year and will...
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