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American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

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View Recording of Functional Cup Position Webinar

AAHKS hosted the “Functional Cup Position to Avoid Instability in Total Hip Arthroplasty – the Hip/Spine Relationship” webinar on September 28, 2016 moderated by Dr. Douglas Padgett, MD. Be sure to check out a great topic and great faculty: Jonathan M. Vigdorchik, MD, Seth A. Jerabek, MD and Erik N. Hansen, MD!

Description: The mobility of the spine is intimately associated with alignment, motion, and complications after total hip arthroplasty (THA). Patients with degenerative arthritis in the hip and spine can have significantly altered body kinematics and varying lumbar-pelvic-femoral alignment. Hip surgeons must therefore understand and incorporate spinal pathology into the surgical plan. Acetabular anteversion and inclination change during human motion as the pelvis flexes and extends when transitioning from supine to standing, and from standing to sitting positions. Understanding this hip-spine relationship will help surgeons identify patients who are at an increased risk for dislocation or impingement in an effort to decrease post-operative instability and thus create patient specific surgical plans to improve clinical outcomes.

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View the Recording of UKA Webinar

AAHKS hosted the Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty (UKA) webinar on June 29, 2016. Moderator and Faculty: David F. Dalury, MD, Craig J. Della Valle, MD, William G. Hamilton, MD, Wael K. Barsoum, MD and Adolph V. Lombardi, MD.

Description: This course will equip practicing orthopaedic surgeons with state-of-the art information and cutting-edge strategies aimed at enhancing the care of patients undergoing unicompartmental arthroplasty (UKA). Learn about the presenters.

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View the Recording of Bundled Payments Webinar

AAHKS hosted the webinar “Navigating Bundled Payments and CJR in Total Joint Arthroplasty” on February 24, 2016. Moderator and faculty:  Jay R. Lieberman, MD, Richard Iorio, MD; Stephen J. Zabinski, MD; and Gabrielle White, RN.

Description: The healthcare landscape is rapidly changing. Implementation of CMS’s Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) is set to begin in April 2016. This interactive one hour webinar discusses the most common issues related to CJR and bundled payments. Perspective on this new payment model is given from an academic, private practice and hospital administrator point of view. Learn about the presenters.

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Download the Recording of the Periprosthetic Fractures Webinar

AAHKS hosted the webinar, “Periprosthetic Fractures following Hip and Knee Arthroplasty” on October 5, 2015. Faculty: Craig J. Della Valle, MD, George J. Haidukewych, MD, Frank Liporace, MD and John Callaghan, MD. You can download the audio and slide presentation here. To download, right click the link and choose “Save target as…” and rename the file to save it to your computer:

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Download Recording of the Rapid Recovery/Short Stay Webinar

AAHKS hosted the webinar, “Arthroplasty: Making it Successful at your Hospital,” on July 27, 2015. You can download the audio and slide presentation here. To download, right click the link and choose “Save target as…” and rename the file to save it to your computer:

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Description

As the demand for total joint arthroplasty continues to escalate, there is a push to increase quality, decrease cost and minimize risk. US healthcare reforms are currently being implemented in an attempt to reduce cost and improve the care of patients. This webinar, moderated by Ryan M. Nunley, MD, will focus on rapid recovery and short stay total joint replacement.  Topics include:

  • “Intraoperative and Pain Management Solutions for Rapid Recovery” presented by Mark W. Pagnano, MD
  • “Hospital Programs for Rapid Recovery – Making the Stay Brief and Safe” presented by Ryan M. Nunley, MD
  • “Avoiding Readmissions – Support Systems Required after Discharge to Continue Rapid Recovery” presented by C. Lowry Barnes, MD
  • “Measuring Rapid Recovery Program Outcomes: Are all Patients Candidates for RR?” Presented by Keith R. Berend, MD
  • “Financial Implications of Rapid Recovery Programs” presented by Carlos J. Lavernia, MD

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