March 14, 2012
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons recently announced the highlights of the March 2012 edition of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Published in Orthopedic & Spine Industry Leaders
Physicians, healthcare professionals and medical students should be wary of social media blurring the line between their professional and personal lives, according to a recent British Medical Association report.
A new toolkit funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality will help small- and medium-sized physician practices analyze their workflow with the effect of health information technology implementation, according to the AHRQ website.
People actively engaged in social media and patient-specific websites are 60 percent more likely than the general population to participate in a clinical trial, according to a recent survey.
Mcleod Health in Florence, S.C., recently held an open house for its new rehabilitation and sports medicine facility, which moved to the Mcleod Wellness Campus, according to a WPDE report.
Oakland Athletics pitcher Brett Anderson recently underwent ulnar collateral ligament repair surgery, performed by James Andrews, MD, according to an MLB report.
The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine presented an award for excellence in research in orthopedic sports medicine to Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush physicians, according to a practice news release.
Lyle J. Micheli, MD, director of the division of sports medicine at Children's Hospital Boston, received the 2011 Robert E. Leach Mr. Sports Medicine award during the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's annual meeting, according to a hospital news release.
Lee Kaplan, MD, a Florida-based orthopedic surgeon, performed arthroscopic knee surgery on Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, according to a Winnipeg Free Press report.
Gender could be associated with an increased risk of cartilage lesions in anterior cruciate ligament knee injuries, according to a release from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.