New York, NY
At this year’s American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Annual Meeting, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) presented several studies related to innovations and leading research in rheumatology:
Study Finds Racial Disparities in Hip Replacement Outcomes in Impoverished Communities
Academy of Rheumatology Medical Educators at Hospital for Special Surgery Fosters Innovation in Teaching and Research to Improve Medical Care
Lupus Patients Endorse PROMIS Assessment Tool as Relevant and Valuable
Study Shows Lupus Support Line has Positive Impact
About Hospital for Special Surgery
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is the world’s leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. HSS is nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics and No. 3 in rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report (2017-2018), and is the first hospital in New York State to receive Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center four consecutive times. HSS has one of the lowest infection rates in the country. HSS is an affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College and as such all Hospital for Special Surgery medical staff are faculty of Weill Cornell. The hospital's research division is internationally recognized as a leader in the investigation of musculoskeletal and autoimmune diseases. HSS has locations in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.