Academy President Kenneth E. DeHaven, MD, tells why the Academy opposes the Health Care Financing Administration's planned demonstration project for total hip and total knee replacement procedures.
D. Eugene Thompson, Board secretary, gives highlights of actions taken by the Board of Directors during its meeting in Rosemont, Ill. Sept. 20-21, 1996.
Letter to the Editor corrects assumption on life expectancy.
Position Statement on Medicare Joint Replacement Demonstration Project
Position Statement on Workers Compensation
Advisory Statement on Package Pricing
Point of View. Primary care physicians must delegate disease treatment to most qualified
Point of View. Surgical options for hallus rigidus
Point of View. Are autogenous bone grafts still necessary?
Biomedical Engineering. ASTM adopts spinal implant standard
Legal Issues. Beware of pitfalls in MCO contract
Minute of Malpractice. Committee on Professional Liability identifies trends in the types of problems leading to litigation
Researchers test gene therapy for rheumatoid arthritis
64th Annual Meeting to lure 25,000
Fellows on Kashiwagi-Suzuki Traveling Fellowship exchange orthopaedic information with Japanese orthopaedists
Randall C. Morgan Jr., MD, is 95th president of National Medical Association
Academy urges NIH to expand research on young women.
William W. Tipton, Jr., MD, Academy executive vice president, will chair symposium in Beijing, China
Academy names winners of Kappa Delta Awards and Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Clinical Research Award
Dow Corning Corp. is alerting the public that persons with possible claims for problems they believe are caused by silicone implants manufactured by the corporation should file the claim by Jan. 15, 1997.
Academy seeks editor-in-chief for JAAOS
In memoriam for deceased fellows
18 states enact tort reforms
Pedicle screw suits threaten education
RAND seeks work-time data for orthopaedic work force study
Medicare increases coding detection
HCFA may boost work values for 40 codes
Bid single -specialty networks thrive
'Dot' Richardson fields Olympic gold
Orthopaedists play big Olympics role
Academy data, services at www.aaos.org
How orthopaedists can tap Internet
Academy messages read reach millions through print, electronic media
Are you paying your staff fair wages?
Treasurer's Report for fiscal year 1997
Anatomy of a successful CME course finds planning is the key
Video helps faculty improve skills
Academy continuing medical education courses for November, December and January