FRAGILITY HIP FRACTURES

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CO-MANAGEMENT IMPLEMENTATION WITH AGS COCARE: ORTHO™ IMPROVES HIP FRACTURE OUTCOMES

Background: More than 300,000 older adults are hospitalized in the US annually for hip fracture. While operative repair is recommended in most individuals, perioperative complications account for significant morbidity and mortality. Co-management programs for hip [...]

By | 2019-03-18T17:53:41+00:00 March 18th, 2019|Geriatrics, Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations|Comments Off on CO-MANAGEMENT IMPLEMENTATION WITH AGS COCARE: ORTHO™ IMPROVES HIP FRACTURE OUTCOMES

MULTIDISCIPLINARY PROCESS ANALYSIS TO IMPROVE MANAGEMENT OF OSTEOPOROSIS RELATED HIP FRACTURES

Background: One year all-cause mortality rates after a fragility fracture are as high as 24%. Treatment of osteoporosis following fracture reduces mortality, recurrent fractures rates, and healthcare costs. Without endocrinology involvement, clinicians often fail to [...]

By | 2017-04-26T03:07:03+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Quality Improvement, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on MULTIDISCIPLINARY PROCESS ANALYSIS TO IMPROVE MANAGEMENT OF OSTEOPOROSIS RELATED HIP FRACTURES