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Clinician-healthcare administrator partnerships: Effective treatment for opioid epidemic

The Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is a national leader in the field of orthopedics and performed approximately 32,000 surgical cases in 2018. In this guest post, Dr. Seth Waldman, Roberta Stack and Lisa Goldstein (see bios at end of article) detail how the hospital successfully implemented a pain management program incorporating clinicians across the […] [MORE]

Hospital for Special Surgery boasts lowest infection rate for hip replacement surgery

Despite performing the most hip replacement surgeries (4,200) in the state of New York, the Hospital for Special Surgery has a statistically lower surgical site infection rate (0.46%), than the state average (1.12%). Not bad when you think about all the possible things that can go wrong during 4,200 surgeries and all the opportunities to […] [MORE]