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Jun 11, 2019, 10:36 ET HSS Nurse Residency Program Achieves Accreditation from ANCC

The Nurse Residency Program at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the world's largest academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health, has ...


Jun 10, 2019, 09:52 ET US #1 in Orthopedics HSS Broadens Medical Leadership to Further Advance Patient Care, Research, Education

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the world's leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health, today announced the creation of an ...


May 29, 2019, 08:00 ET HSS to Honor Jonathan T. Deland, MD, Chief Emeritus of the Foot and Ankle Service, and Steve Tisch at Tribute Dinner on June 3

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) will present Jonathan T. Deland, MD, with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Hospital's 36th Tribute Dinner,...


May 23, 2019, 08:00 ET Andrew D. Pearle, MD, Named Next Chief of the Sports Medicine Institute at HSS

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the world's largest academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health, today announced that Andrew D....


May 21, 2019, 13:00 ET Jack Davis of Hospital for Special Surgery Named President of National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses

Jack Davis, RN, ONC, manager of Patient Education and Research at Hospital for Special Surgery, has been named president of the National Association...


May 16, 2019, 09:31 ET Artificial Intelligence May Lead to Better Outcomes After Joint Surgery

Artificial intelligence may help orthopedic surgeons better predict which patients will do well after joint replacement procedures and which are less ...


May 08, 2019, 14:39 ET HSS Researchers Advance Understandings of the Cellular Mechanisms Driving Rheumatoid Arthritis

Newly identified subsets of cell types present in joint tissue in people with rheumatoid arthritis and how they interact may explain why only some...


Apr 03, 2019, 08:00 ET Leaders in Orthopedics, Motion Analysis Technology Announce Collaboration to Increase Quality, Availability of Wellness Support

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) and Scientific Analytics Inc. (SAI) today announced a strategic collaboration to integrate HSS knowledge with SAI...


Mar 22, 2019, 09:00 ET HSS Study Highlights Flaws in CMS Star Ratings

A leading quality rating for the nation's hospitals appears not to adequately account for the risks of undergoing certain procedures at certain...


Mar 14, 2019, 13:15 ET Michael Parks, MD, of HSS Receives Diversity Award from American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Michael L. Parks, MD, clinical director of Orthopedic Surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City, today received the 2019...


Mar 12, 2019, 17:00 ET Study Suggests Hip Replacement Patients Can Skip Hip Precautions

Low-risk patients undergoing a total hip replacement with a posterior approach can skip the standard hip precautions currently recommended for...


Mar 12, 2019, 10:00 ET Come from Away: Joint Patients Who Live Far from Hospital Offer Model for More Efficient Use of Post-Surgery Resources

Patients who live close to the hospital at which they have undergone total hip or total knee replacement are much more likely to visit the emergency...


Mar 12, 2019, 10:00 ET HSS Orthopedic Surgeons Addressing Opioid Epidemic Head On

Orthopedic surgeons at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City have developed a pain management pathway designed to reduce the use of...


Mar 12, 2019, 10:00 ET Study: CT Scan Prior to Spine Fusion Surgery Finds Significant Number of Patients Had Undiagnosed Osteoporosis

For patients contemplating spinal fusion surgery to alleviate pain, bone health is an important consideration. If a patient is found to have low bone ...


Mar 07, 2019, 12:00 ET HSS Appoints Bryan T. Kelly to Surgeon-in-Chief, Medical Director

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the world's largest academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health, today announced that Bryan T....


Jan 30, 2019, 10:11 ET HSS Leading Efforts on Sports Safety Across the Nation

The top-ranked orthopedic hospital is expanding efforts to improve sports-related wellness nationwide, focusing its vast experience in treating...


Jan 07, 2019, 13:28 ET HSS Announces First Provider-based 3D Printing Lab for Complex, Personalized Orthopedic Implants

The top-ranked orthopedic hospital in the U.S. and a leading global medical device manufacturer from Europe today announced the formation of the...


Nov 13, 2018, 13:00 ET HSS Receives Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award® for Sixth Consecutive Year

Today, Press Ganey, a nationally recognized private company that measures patient experience, named Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) a 2018 Press...


Oct 22, 2018, 17:30 ET Study Shows Volunteering Benefits Those with Lupus

Conventional wisdom has it that volunteering is good for you, and a study at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) shows that to be true for people with ...


Oct 22, 2018, 08:00 ET HSS Physician-in-Chief Mary K. Crow, MD, Receives 2018 Presidential Gold Medal

Mary K. Crow, MD, physician-in-chief at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), and chief of Rheumatology at Weill Cornell Medicine and New York...


Oct 16, 2018, 08:00 ET HSS Receives Landmark $10 Million Grant from Stavros Niarchos Foundation for Complex Joint Reconstruction Center

An unprecedented $10 million grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) has been given to Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) to name the...


Aug 15, 2018, 08:00 ET HSS and Ivy Rehab to Create Physical Therapy Centers of Excellence Nationwide

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), top-ranked in the nation for orthopedics for the past nine years, has partnered with Ivy Rehab to collaborate on...


Aug 14, 2018, 11:00 ET HSS Extends Network to Aspen

HSS, the New York-based health system that includes Hospital for Special Surgery, is forming a strategic co-management partnership with Aspen Valley...


Aug 14, 2018, 00:02 ET HSS Ranked No. 1 in Orthopedics by U.S.News & World Report for Ninth Consecutive Year

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


Aug 06, 2018, 12:02 ET Three HSS Executives Recognized for Achievements in the New York Health Care Community

Three senior leaders at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have been named to Crain's New York Business' inaugural Notable Women in Health Care in...