HSS: Only NY Hospital on Healthgrades Spine List

Orthopedics This Week—November 9, 2016

Orthopedics This Week writes that Hospital for Special Surgery is the only New York-based hospital to make the Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery list. The data is derived from an independent analysis of nearly 5,000 hospitals nationwide using 34 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions.

"The public and patient education initiatives at HSS offer a multitude of programs and practical information for patients involving their musculoskeletal health as we strongly believe in the value of transparency when it comes to one’s health. These initiatives include lectures, workshops, publications, classes, a patient education library, etc," Todd J. Albert, MD, surgeon-in-chief at HSS told OTW. "We also encourage shared decision making, meaning that our physicians and patients thoroughly discuss all treatment options and should mutually come to a decision on the right treatment."

To read the full article, visit Ryortho.com.



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