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.

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.
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