Healthy Bone Team halves hip fracture rate

By Annie Hayashi

How one orthopaedist transformed osteoporosis patient management

Who said that one person can’t make a difference? Richard M. Dell, MD, has reduced the rate of hip fractures at his hospital by more than 50 percent in 2 years. He believes that if every Academy fellow would identify and treat patients at risk of fragility fractures, the number of hip fractures in the United States could decrease by 25 percent.

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