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.

This content is only available to members of the AAOS.

Please log in using the link at the top right corner of this page to access your exclusive AAOS member content.

Not a member? Become a member!

Advertisements


Advertisement