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  • 12 Sep 2017 2:54 PM | Babette Grey (Administrator)

    The New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons (NYSSOS) received the 2017 State Orthopaedic Society of the Year Award during the National Orthopaedic Leadership Conference (NOLC) in Washington, D.C. Gregory G. Gallant, MD, chair of the Board of Councilors State Orthopaedic Societies Committee presented the award to John M. Olsewski, MD, NYSSOS president.

    Babette Grey, executive director of the NYSSOS, was honored as the 2017 Executive Director of the Year. Ms. Grey was recognized for her many accomplishments on behalf of the society, including lobbying for the adoption of a state educational program to train, examine, and license orthopaedic technologists and her efforts to curb a significant cut in workers' compensation reimbursement fees for orthopaedic care.

    Dr. Gallant (left) and AAOS President William J. Maloney, MD (right) present Dr. Olsewski with the 2017 State Orthopaedic Society of the Year Award.

    Dr. Gallant (left) and AAOS President Dr. Maloney (right) present Babette Grey with the 2017 Executive Director of the Year Award.

  • 12 Sep 2017 2:45 PM | Babette Grey (Administrator)

    What's New in Orthopaedics
    Saturday, September 23, 2017
    On-site at HSS or Live Streaming

    Hospital for Special Surgery
    Richard L. Menschel Education Center
    535 East 70th Street, 2nd Floor
    New York, NY 10021

    Please join us at the 2017 New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Symposium and Meeting on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. 

    If you prefer to mail in your registration, you may download the brochure here. 

    This year’s theme is “What’s New in Orthopaedic Surgery.” Through a joint providership with Hospital for Special Surgery, the Symposium will deliver brief, high yield presentations in all disciplines of orthopaedics followed by discussions with the audience.

    Hospital for Special Surgery designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

    In addition, participants who elect to purchase and pass the OKU 12 test will receive up to 20 SAE credits.

    New for 2017: For those unable to join us in person, we are pleased to offer an affordable live streaming option! > Register

  • 9 Sep 2017 2:50 PM | Babette Grey (Administrator)

    Don't put yourself at risk of a 4% penalty under MIPS. To check if you need to submit data to MIPS, enter your 10-digit National Provider Identifier (NPI) number.

    If you're exempt from MIPS with the first review, you won't need to do anything else for MIPS this year. If you are included in MIPS, you may be exempt with the second review of eligibility determinations at the end of 2017. Learn more about MIPS eligibility.

    To fully participate in MIPS you must report on 90-days of performance in three MIPS categories: Quality (formerly known as PQRS), Advancing Care Information (previously Meaningful Use), and Improvement Activities (new!).

    Want to maximize your incentive eligibility? To earn the highest MIPS score you must take action before October 2 to plan and attest for a full 90-days of performance for MIPS Improvement Activities.

    Check out the MACRA & Delivery Reform Information Center by visiting: www.aaos.org/MACRA-DelieveryReform/

  • 8 Sep 2017 2:51 PM | Babette Grey (Administrator)

    The Performance Measures Unit has finalized the 2017 Orthopaedic Preferred Set of Specialty Measures (OPS) that orthopaedic surgeons can use to comply with the Quality component of the MIPS reporting requirements. 

  • 1 Aug 2017 2:52 PM | Babette Grey (Administrator)

    Members of the AAOS Evidence-Based Medicine have created a set of tools to facilitate and encourage the conduct of high-quality research with the goal of establishing a stronger and more comprehensive evidence base for clinical practice guideline (CPG) recommendation and performance measure (PM) development. Drawing on methodology and resources utilized in guideline development, the Research Roadmap seeks to give researchers insight to improve or self-assess their work, regardless of level of


    The Roadmap is available for free on the AAOS website (www.aaos.org/ResearchRoadmap) and includes resources related to: IRB approval, grant funding, study planning, study calculations, manuscript preparation, quality appraisal, and journal submission criteria.  
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NYSSOS serves the interests of New York orthopaedists and their patients by helping to create an optimal practice environment in which to provide quality and efficacious orthopaedic care. 

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