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Nov 03, 2016, 13:30 ET Press Ganey Presents Hospital for Special Surgery with Guardian of Excellence Award for Fourth Consecutive Year

Today, Press Ganey, a nationally recognized private company that measures patient satisfaction, named Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) a 2016...


Nov 01, 2016, 14:56 ET Motivation to Move: Study Finds Mild Exercise Helps Decrease Pain and Improve Activity Level in Older Adults

It's never too late to reap the benefits of exercise, and that includes older adults with arthritis and other muscle and joint conditions,...


Oct 18, 2016, 08:05 ET Healthgrades Recognizes HSS for Exceptional Quality Care in Hip Replacement and Spine Surgery

Recognition that transparency about the quality of health care is crucial to drive improvement is seen in a growing body of consumer education,...


Aug 02, 2016, 00:02 ET Hospital for Special Surgery Nationally Ranked No. 1 in Orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report for Seventh Consecutive Year

For the seventh consecutive year, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has been ranked the No. 1 hospital in the country for orthopedics by U.S. News...


Aug 01, 2016, 09:02 ET Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery Receive Grant to Study Shoulder Rehabilitation for Pitchers

 A team led by Stephen Fealy, MD, and Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has been awarded the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation...


Jul 21, 2016, 09:30 ET New York City Orthopedic Surgeons Look to Reduce Patellofemoral Misdiagnoses with New Center of Excellence

 Over the past decade, orthopedic surgeons at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have determined it is increasingly common for individuals with...


Jun 15, 2016, 14:58 ET New Health Literacy Strategy Probes Ways To Minimize Gap Between Socioeconomic Levels

 Low health literacy is associated with poor health outcomes and is most likely to affect patients with low socioeconomic status and public...


Apr 28, 2016, 09:29 ET Hospital for Special Surgery is First Hospital in New York State to Achieve Magnet® Recognition for Fourth Consecutive Time

 Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has become the first hospital in New York State to achieve a fourth consecutive Magnet® designation,...


Mar 01, 2016, 13:00 ET Hospital for Special Surgery Names Joel Press, MD, as New Chairman, Department of Physiatry and Physiatrist-in-Chief

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the top-ranked orthopedic hospital in the nation, today announced the appointment of Joel Press, MD, to be its...


Feb 04, 2016, 09:00 ET Healthcare Technology Executive Leonard Achan, RN, MA, ANP, Joins Hospital for Special Surgery as Chief Innovation Officer and Senior Vice President of Innovation and Business Development

Healthcare technology pathfinder Leonard Achan, RN, MA, ANP, has been appointed Chief Innovation Officer, and Senior Vice President of Innovation...


Jan 15, 2016, 08:00 ET Hospital for Special Surgery Expands In Westchester County

 Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), a world leader in orthopedics, rheumatology and rehabilitation, today announced the signing of a lease to...


Sep 29, 2015, 00:30 ET Proteins in Mother's Blood Can Predict Risk for Serious Pregnancy Complications in Women with Lupus

 Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have released a second set of results from the PROMISSE study showing that angiogenic...


Feb 05, 2015, 11:00 ET World's Largest Public Collection of Orthopedic and Rheumatological Patient Stories Debuts

Recognizing that consumers rely on the experience of others when choosing elective care, the top-ranked orthopedic hospital today introduced an...


Sep 17, 2014, 10:00 ET Cervical Disc Clinical Trial for People with Neck and Arm Pain Set to Begin at Hospital for Special Surgery

 Millions of people suffer from neck and arm pain as a result of cervical disc disease. Recently the FDA approved the launch of a clinical...


Sep 11, 2014, 10:00 ET Breakthroughs in Musculoskeletal Care are Focal Point Leading Specialty Hospital

 Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the premier hospital for orthopedics and rheumatology in the nation, launched the HSS Innovation Center...


Dec 19, 2013, 10:47 ET New Leadership, Breakthrough Techniques and Research Clearly Defines Hospital for Special Surgery's Internationally Recognized Department of Radiology and Imaging

Globally known as the premier center for world class musculoskeletal clinical and research imaging, the Department of Radiology & Imaging at...


Dec 16, 2013, 10:00 ET IMG and Hospital for Special Surgery Team Up on Multi-Faceted Collaboration

 IMG, the global sports, fashion, and media company, announced today a new relationship with Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the No. 1...


Dec 11, 2013, 06:00 ET Hospital for Special Surgery Has Highest Volume and Significantly Lower Infection Rate for Total Hip Replacement in New York State for Fifth Year

 For the fifth year in a row, Hospital for Special Surgery has an infection rate that is significantly lower than the New York State average...


Aug 16, 2013, 17:00 ET Hospital for Special Surgery Named United States Olympic Committee's First National Medical Center

 Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City has been designated the first National Medical Center of the United States Olympic...


Jul 16, 2013, 12:00 ET Hospital for Special Surgery again ranked No. 1 in Orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report

 U.S. News & World Report has again named Hospital for Special Surgery the top hospital in the country for orthopedics in its 2013 "Best...


Jun 14, 2013, 13:07 ET New Book "Anatomy of a Hospital" Tells Fascinating Story of Hospital for Special Surgery

With 537 pages and 150 photographs, "Anatomy of a Hospital" chronicles the history of the nation's oldest hospital for orthopedics, from its...


May 06, 2013, 12:31 ET Leading Orthopedics Hospital Reaches Sweeping Agreement With Brazilian Healthcare Giant

Clinical pathways and quality initiatives leading to world class outcomes are the foundation of a far-reaching agreement between New York-based...


Apr 04, 2013, 11:00 ET Hospital For Special Surgery Is Only Hospital In Northeast To Receive 2013 Gallup Great Workplace Award

 Hospital for Special Surgery has received, for the second consecutive year, the 2013 "Gallup Great Workplace Award" and is the only hospital...


Mar 21, 2013, 08:15 ET "Docking Technique" to Repair Torn Elbow Ligament Yields Favorable Results in Adolescent Baseball Players

 A study at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) found that a surgical procedure known as the "docking technique" to repair a torn elbow ligament...


Nov 30, 2012, 07:15 ET Hospital for Special Surgery Has Highest Volume and Significantly Lower Infection Rate for Total Hip Replacement in New York State for Fourth Year

 For the fourth year in a row, Hospital for Special Surgery has an infection rate that is significantly lower than the New York State average...