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04 May, 2017, 12:13 ET HSS Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Support Program During Myositis Awareness Month

Myositis can be a frustrating and mysterious disease, but connecting with others who understand the challenges can offer a shared mutual support to...


12 Apr, 2017, 09:04 ET HSS Opens Ambulatory Surgery Center in Manhattan

Today, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) the first and only hospital in the United States dedicated to orthopedic and rheumatologic care,...


04 Apr, 2017, 08:00 ET HSS Recognized by Healthgrades for Outstanding Patient Experience

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) announced today that it is a recipient of the Healthgrades 2017 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ for the...


23 Mar, 2017, 08:00 ET Boston Biomotion and the Hospital for Special Surgery Global Innovation Institute Partner to Transform Strength Training and Recovery

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the global leader in musculoskeletal health, and Boston Biomotion, a NY-based technology startup developing a...


16 Mar, 2017, 19:05 ET Hospital for Special Surgery Hand Surgeon Receives Prestigious Research Award at AAOS Annual Meeting

Scott Wolfe, MD, chief emeritus of the Hand and Upper Extremity Service at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, has received the...


16 Mar, 2017, 19:05 ET Study: More than Half of College Football Athletes Have Inadequate Levels of Vitamin D - Deficiency Linked to Muscle Injuries

More than half of college football athletes participating in the NFL Combine had inadequate levels of vitamin D, and this left them more...


16 Mar, 2017, 16:35 ET Study Finds Ligament Reconstruction is an Effective Treatment for Kneecap Instability in Patients with Trochlear Dysplasia

While a first time kneecap dislocation can usually be treated non-surgically, recurring dislocations often necessitate surgical intervention. MPFL...


14 Mar, 2017, 10:05 ET Hospital for Special Surgery Presents Data Validating Shorter, More Patient Friendly Outcomes Assessment for Revision Knee Replacement

Researchers from Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), a world leader in musculoskeletal research and care, confirmed that a significantly shortened,...


14 Mar, 2017, 10:05 ET Study Identifies Modifiable Risk Factors for Elbow Injuries in Baseball Pitchers

Elbow injuries continue to be on the rise in baseball players, especially pitchers, yet little is known about the actual variables that influence...


13 Mar, 2017, 08:05 ET HSS Launches Center for the Advancement of Value in Musculoskeletal Care

Today, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) launched the Center for the Advancement of Value in Musculoskeletal Care. The Center will bring together...


09 Mar, 2017, 08:30 ET HSS Draws Five New Nationally Distinguished Physicians

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) today announced the arrival of five prominent physicians—two chiefs of services and three orthopedic surgeons....


07 Feb, 2017, 06:00 ET Stamford Health and Hospital for Special Surgery Introduce Connecticut's Premier Specialty Orthopedics Center

Today, Stamford Health and Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) formally announced a collaboration to create the premier center for advanced...


03 Nov, 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...


01 Nov, 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,...


18 Oct, 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,...


02 Aug, 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...


01 Aug, 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...


21 Jul, 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...


15 Jun, 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...


28 Apr, 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,...


01 Mar, 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...


04 Feb, 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...


15 Jan, 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...


29 Sep, 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...


05 Feb, 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...