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Jan. 18, 2019 - 20, 2019

Third Interdisciplinary Conference on Orthopedic Value-Based Care

American College of Perioperative Medicine

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Genetic Testing Reveals Complex Condition For Mom And Young Daughter

“She was born in the morning on a Monday, she came out crying, what normal babies do," said Gramke. For Robin Gramke, her pregnancy was a healthy, happy one. The delivery t...
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Children With Autism Thrive In Mainstream Pre-Schools

In a world first, breakthrough research from La Trobe University has shown that toddlers with autism are just as capable of learning important life skills through early-interv...
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Study Reveals SilverSneakers Fitness Program Linked To Less Social Isolation And Better Health For Older Adults

Participation in an exercise program has significant social benefits that in turn magnify benefits for health, according to a new study from Tivity Health (NASDAQ: TVTY) and t...
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After Surviving A Parachute Accident, Vet Heads Back To Class

When Andi Broom joined the U.S. Army, she was ready to leave her past behind—the old high school crowd, a few uninspiring semesters at UGA, and even the contents of her apartm...
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What Is An HOC?

Hospitals, as you well know, operate around the clock. Ever ask yourself who are the people behind the scenes, the ones taking charge and handling patient care, administrativ...
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Eric LeGrand Visits Team Members At Hackensack University Medical Center Who Saved His Life After Tragic Accident During Football Game

October 16, 2010 is a day that Eric J. LeGrand will never forget. At the time, he was a college football defensive tackle for Rutgers University. During a game against Army ...
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Breakthrough In Treating Paralysis

Three paraplegics who sustained cervical spinal cord injuries many years ago are now able to walk with the aid of crutches or a walker thanks to new rehabilitation protocols t...
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'There’s A Lot Of Bad Information Out There And People Can Be Really Scared About This Injury.'

When it comes to concussion management, sports medicine has come a long way. From diagnosis to treatment, care teams like the one at Sanford Health’s concussion clinic are fin...
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Mind’s Quality Control Center Found In Long-Ignored Brain Area

The cerebellum can’t get no respect. Located inconveniently on the underside of the brain and initially thought to be limited to controlling movement, the cerebellum has long ...
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Whitney Corby Named 2018 MedEvac Foundation Patient Of The Year

MedEvac Foundation International named Whitney Corby as its 2018 Patient of the Year and will honor her at this weekend's annual Donor Recognition event, held in conjunction w...
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Checklist Helps Assess Early Feeding Skills in Premature Infants

Infants born prematurely face challenges in developing the complex, interrelated skills needed for effective feeding. An assessment called the Early Feeding Skills (EFS) check...
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SilverSneakers Introduces SilverSneakers GO, Innovative Mobile Fitness App Designed Exclusively for Seniors

SilverSneakers®, the nation's leading community fitness program for older adults, launched SilverSneakers GOTM, a mobile fitness app that fits the goals, preferences, and lif...
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Children Of Catastrophically Wounded Veterans Benefit From National Program Launched

The Independence Fund today launched a new Family program for the children of wounded Veterans and their Caregivers. Seven wounded Veteran families with 13 children are partic...
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Helping Older Kidney Patients Make Fundamental Care Decisions

The National Kidney Foundation is collaborating with Tufts University on a three-year project to help older patients with advanced stages of kidney disease and their family ca...
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Critically Ill Patients Supported By Respirators In ICUs May Develop Weakness From Drug Treatment, Not Illness

At least 25% of critically ill patients who receive mechanical ventilation in intensive care units (ICUs) develop muscular weakness severe enough to impair their quality of li...
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Learn About Healthy Living With Spinal Cord Injury With Advice From Nurse Linda Schultz

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to improving quality of life for people living with paralysis, has an interactive forum that allows individuals ...
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Study: Nursing Homes Increasingly Pushing Patients Into Rehab At End-Of-Life

A new study reveals a growing trend of potentially unnecessary - and harmful - high intensity rehabilitation services for residents of nursing homes. The study finds that this...
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Family Genetics Vital For Understanding Autism Progression

Whether an individual develops a neurodevelopmental disorder like autism or ADHD and the severity of that disorder depends on genetic changes beyond a single supposedly diseas...
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Enhanced Rehab For Stroke Doubles Movement Recovery

A novel therapy technique invented by researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas has been shown in a pilot study to double the rate of upper limb recovery in stroke pati...
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Acuity Matters: Study Demonstrates Long-Term Care Hospitals Provide Superior Outcomes For Country's Most Severely Ill Patients Across All Post-Acute Care Settings

A landmark outcomes study was publicly released today demonstrating that long-term care hospitals provide superior outcomes for the Nation's most severely ill patients than in...
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We Need To Talk About Sexuality After Stroke

Stroke survivors and their partners are not adequately supported to deal with changes to their relationships, self-identity, gender roles and intimacy following stroke, accord...
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Occupational Therapy Practitioners Work To Decrease Fall Risk, Increase Safety For Older Adults

A study published in the current issue of the American Journal of Preventative Medicine (AJPM) explains that consultation with an occupational therapy practitioner is the best...
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Researchers Evaluate Controversial Treatment For Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis

In the wake of media and public reports about increased mortality linked to a new drug for treating Parkinson’s disease psychosis (PDP) — a symptom of the progressive nervous ...
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POLITICO's The Agenda: The Future Of Medicare

Since its birth a half century ago, Medicare has continuously evolved, covering a changing population and offering new kinds of benefits, ranging from prescription drugs to ho...
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From the Hospital To A Horse Farm: Patients Go On Therapeutic Horseback Riding Trip

Fifteen patients from Hospital for Special Surgery’s Lerner Children’s Pavilion were riding high in July when they were treated to a therapeutic horseback riding trip. The you...
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