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American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

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‘Publications’

Faculty Announced for AAHKS Spring Meeting

Members can register now for the 2018 AAHKS Spring Meeting which takes place May 4-5, 2018 in Miami. Past attendees have remarked about the value of discussing cases in small-group breakouts with expert faculty and peers. Here is the roster of this year’s faculty: Matthew P. Abdel, MD Matthew S. Austin, MD C. Lowry Barnes, MD William P.… Read More

CMS Adds Patient Experience Scores to Physician Compare

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has added patient experience scores and star ratings to their Physician Compare website, which is intended for patients and their caregivers to use to find high-quality Medicare providers. The site now includes star ratings based on 2016 PQRS data. “The 2016 performance information is anticipated to be made publicly available… Read More

Call for Applications: Arthroplasty Today Deputy Editor

This week, the AAHKS Board of Directors approved a new Deputy Editor position with the AAHKS open-access journal, Arthroplasty Today. As the journal continues to grow under the leadership of its first Editor-in-Chief, Brian J. McGrory, MD, a Deputy Editor is needed to contribute to the development of the journal and serve a hands-on role in editing peer-reviewed… Read More

Announcing the 2018 MOC Recon 65-Day Study Plan

MOC 2018 Recon

The 2018 MOC Recon 65-Day Study Plan by AAHKS, The Hip Society, The Knee Society, AAOS and OrthoBullets is now open for rolling registration. Emails start the day after you purchase the course. If you enroll by December 20, 2017, you will complete the study plan by March 1 for the 2018 exam window. Course Co-Chairs are Bryan D. Springer,… Read More

International Spotlight on September’s Arthroplasty Today

The latest issue of the open-access journal from AAHKS, Arthroplasty Today, is now online. According to the Editorial by AAHKS International Committee Chair, Stefano A. Bini, MD, “One of my roles as a founding associate editor was to bring an international perspective to our journal. Each year, our September issue highlights international manuscripts. With the publication of this… Read More

2017 ONN Implant Review Now Available

The “2017 Hip and Knee Implant Review” published by Orthopedic Network News (ONN) is now available to members for downloading. Log in to the AAHKS website for your copy. The issue also features: Top 10 Hip and Knee Hospitals Hospital Resources and Implant Cost Management Bundled Payments Update AAHKS makes this issue available to members as a benefit… Read More

New Issue of Arthroplasty Today Published

The current issue of Arthroplasty Today features original research using data from the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) in the article, “Infection burden in total hip and knee arthroplasties: an international registry-based perspective” by Bryan D. Springer, MD, September Cahue, MPH, Caryn D. Etkin, PhD, MPH, David G. Lewallen, MD and Brian J. McGrory, MD. A poster based… Read More

JOA Editors Set Policy and Goals

A Journal of Arthroplasty (JOA) editors retreat took place this week under the leadership of Editor-in-Chief John J. Callaghan, MD in Rosemont, Ill. Dr. Callaghan was joined by Assistant Editor-in-Chief Michael A. Mont, MD and Associate Editors David J. Backstein, MD, Viktor E. Krebs, MD, J. Bohannon Mason, MD and Michael J. Taunton MD. The editors discussed various… Read More

Registration Opens for 2017 AAHKS Annual Meeting

Registration at the AAHKS Annual Meeting

Registration is open for the 2017 AAHKS Annual Meeting which takes place from November 2-5 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas, USA. The Annual Meeting will feature innovative concepts and the latest advances in hip and knee arthroplasty. Symposia, paper presentations, poster/ePoster displays, videos, and Ask-the-Expert case sessions fill the four-day program from Thursday through noon on… Read More

AJRR Takes Home Best Poster Award

The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) was given the award for “Best Poster Presentation” at the 6th International Congress of Arthroplasty Registries, the annual meeting of the International Society of Arthroplasty Registries (ISAR). The poster, “Infection burden in total hip and knee arthroplasty: an international registry based perspective,” featured research from the article by the same title that… Read More