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HSS presents studies at 2017 ACR Annual Meeting

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

  • Susan Goodman, MD published a study that found that a combination of race and socioeconomic factors play a role in hip replacement outcomes. Read the full press release here.

Academy of Rheumatology Medical Educators at Hospital for Special Surgery Fosters Innovation in Teaching and Research to Improve Medical Care

  • Researchers from HSS including Stephen Paget, MD and Jessica Berman, MD found that the Academy of Rheumatology Medical Educators have created a stimulating academic environment for educators and supported innovative research in rheumatology education. Read the full press release here.

Lupus Patients Endorse PROMIS Assessment Tool as Relevant and Valuable

  • Lisa Mandl, MD, MPH investigated the measurement of patient-reported outcomes for those with lupus and how it could improve clinical care. Read the full press release here.

Study Shows Lupus Support Line has Positive Impact

  • HSS social workers including Jillian Rose, LCSW, MPH and Priscilla Toral, LCSW found that a free telephone support and education program for people with lupus is a valuable resource. Read the full press release here.



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