June 2002 AAOS Report
'Your Orthopaedic Connection' Web site reaches milestones
In March 2002, the AAOS patient education Web site, "Your Orthopaedic Connection" (YOC) (http://orthoinfo.aaos.org), reached a milestone-more than 4 million user hits. The site reached a previous milestone of 2 million hits in September 2001, meaning the Web site has doubled its total use in only the past six months. Also during April, more than 417,000 people worldwide accessed YOC patient education articles--the largest number of users in any month since the Web site was established two years ago. "Your Orthopaedic Connection" has charted upward growth in use over nine consecutive quarters (March 2000 to March 2002).