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Study finds higher readmission rates in for-profit hospitals

Study finds higher readmission rates in for-profit hospitals

Orthopedic surgeons at The Valley Hospital offer robotic-assisted joint replacements

Orthopedic surgeons at The Valley Hospital offer robotic-assisted joint replacements

Innovative assistive surgical devices dominate in DEBUT challenge

Innovative assistive surgical devices dominate in DEBUT challenge

Blood management program associated with fewer transfusions in orthopedic patients

Blood management program associated with fewer transfusions in orthopedic patients

HSS takes young patients with physical challenges on a surfing trip

HSS takes young patients with physical challenges on a surfing trip

CartiHeal and LSU Health successfully enroll first two patients in Agili-C IDE pivotal study

CartiHeal and LSU Health successfully enroll first two patients in Agili-C IDE pivotal study

Immune cell found to play important role in photosensitivity

Immune cell found to play important role in photosensitivity

CPM for knee or shoulder surgery patients: Benefit applies only to two therapeutic indications

CPM for knee or shoulder surgery patients: Benefit applies only to two therapeutic indications

Prolonged preoperative opioid use linked to adverse outcomes after total knee and hip arthroplasty

Prolonged preoperative opioid use linked to adverse outcomes after total knee and hip arthroplasty

Body implant provides new habitat for bacteria and fungi, study reveals

Body implant provides new habitat for bacteria and fungi, study reveals

Streamlining and translating basic science discoveries into the clinic

Streamlining and translating basic science discoveries into the clinic

Gawande’s goal is providing the ‘right’ health care in new venture by 3 firms

Gawande’s goal is providing the ‘right’ health care in new venture by 3 firms

Study finds IV acetaminophen to be no more effective than oral counterpart for colectomy patients

Study finds IV acetaminophen to be no more effective than oral counterpart for colectomy patients

Osteochondral knee defect treated using cell technology

Osteochondral knee defect treated using cell technology

Riverview Medical Center now offers full and partial robotic knee replacement surgery

Riverview Medical Center now offers full and partial robotic knee replacement surgery

DePuy Synthes introduces ATTUNE Revision Knee System to provide stability in motion

DePuy Synthes introduces ATTUNE Revision Knee System to provide stability in motion

Local anesthetic drug not linked to reduction in opioid use, complications after knee surgery

Local anesthetic drug not linked to reduction in opioid use, complications after knee surgery

HSS study aims to find if bariatric surgery prior to knee replacement can improve outcomes

HSS study aims to find if bariatric surgery prior to knee replacement can improve outcomes

Guideline revisions for knee osteoarthritis have 'subtle but significant' impact on clinical practice

Guideline revisions for knee osteoarthritis have 'subtle but significant' impact on clinical practice

DePuy Synthes' ATTUNE Knee System may improve patient outcomes and reduce hospital stays

DePuy Synthes' ATTUNE Knee System may improve patient outcomes and reduce hospital stays