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2011-07-18 23:01:00

NEW YORK, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report has once again named Hospital for Special Surgery the top hospital in the country for orthopedics in its 2011 "America's Best Hospitals" issue. The hospital has also ranked as a leader in rheumatology at number two in the nation. In addition, neurology was ranked at No. 19. "We are deeply honored to be recognized nationally as the best in our specialized fields," said Louis A. Shapiro, president and CEO of Hospital for...

2011-07-01 10:18:00

NEW YORK, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Generally healthy patients who undergo total hip replacement (THR) can be fast tracked to be discharged in two days compared with the standard three to six days, according to a new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City. The study could help cut down on hospital-acquired infections, reduce hospital costs and improve patient satisfaction. "Before this study, we were uncertain how safe it would be to discharge...

2011-06-10 12:41:00

NEW YORK, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Newswise -- Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most pressing health care challenges of our time, affecting 27 million Americans. In an effort to elucidate the latest information in diagnosis, treatment, research and prevention, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) will host an international Osteoarthritis Summit on June 17 and June 18. The Hospital, internationally recognized for its leadership in the fields of orthopedics and rheumatology, will bring...

2011-05-01 00:09:05

Second year honoring employee appreciation, work/life balance and community involvement Teaneck, New Jersey (PRWEB) April 29, 2011 Holy Name Medical Center has appeared for the second consecutive year on the Center for Companies That Care Honor Roll. The Honor Roll is a national list recognizing employers for outstanding workplace practices and active community involvement, and includes privately-held, publicly-traded, and not-for-profit organizations. Holy Name is the only New Jersey...

2010-12-03 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) announced the creation of the Center for Musculoskeletal Outcomes and Patient Oriented Research to translate information collected from an extensive patient population into studies that will guide experts in preventing, diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal disorders. "Through this new Center, Hospital for Special Surgery will report on the effectiveness of orthopaedic and rheumatology treatments, so physicians,...

2010-09-03 12:08:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, Hospital for Special Surgery is the only hospital in New York State with an infection rate that is significantly lower than the state average for hip replacement or revision surgeries, according to the 2009 report on hospital infection rates released today by the State Department of Health. "At Hospital for Special Surgery, we perform more joint replacement surgery than any other hospital in the country, and...

2010-07-14 23:01:00

NEW YORK, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospital for Special Surgery has been named the top hospital in the nation for orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report in its 2010 "America's Best Hospitals" issue. Once again the hospital ranked as a leader in rheumatology at number 3 in the nation. In addition, neurology was ranked at number 16. "We are deeply honored to be recognized as the leading hospital in our specialty areas in the nation," said Louis A. Shapiro, president and CEO of Hospital...

2010-07-02 11:00:00

NEW YORK, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) plans to host a two-day international Osteoarthritis Summit in June 2011. The Hospital, internationally recognized for its leadership in the fields of orthopedics and rheumatology, will bring together, for the first time, a truly comprehensive multidisciplinary group of world renowned scientists, thought-leaders and industry representatives from the United States, Canada, and Europe, to discuss all aspects of OA and develop...

2010-06-25 12:41:00

NEW YORK, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospital for Special Surgery announced the receipt of a $5 million commitment from CA Technologies, an IT management software and solutions company, at its 27th Annual Tribute Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria on June 21, 2010. This contribution marks the completion of the Hospital's Building on Success campaign, which surpassed its $100 million goal raising more than $116 million to support the first expansion of the hospital's clinical facilities in more...

2010-06-17 17:45:00

New York Hospital Queens completes construction of seven-floor, 80-bed facility on main campus increasing access to high-demand patient care services FLUSHING, N.Y., June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, hundreds of employees and volunteers, medical staff, administrators and trustees of New York Hospital Queens, along with numerous community leaders, marked the completion of the hospital's new wing with a ceremonial ribbon cutting, and proclamations from state and city elected...


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