Global Coalition Of Top Bone Health Researchers, Physicians, And Patient Advocacy Organizations Publish Clinical Recommendations Calling For Fracture Patients 65 Years Of Age Or Older Who Experience A Hip Or Spine Fracture To Be Treated For Osteoporosis

Friday, September 20, 2019 General News
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Coalition's Secondary Fracture Prevention Consensus Recommendations part of urgent action plan to boost diagnosis and treatment of high-risk individuals amid public health crisis and new report of $6.3 billion in Medicare costs for osteoporosis-related fractures

COALITION ORGANIZATIONAL MEMBERS

American Society of Bone and Mineral Research

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

American Academy of Physician Assistants

*Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists / American College of Endocrinology

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Association of Nurse Practitioners

American Bone Health

American Orthopaedic Association

American College of Physicians

American Physical Therapy Association

American College of Rheumatology

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

American Geriatrics Society

Dutch Society of Calcium and Bone Metabolism

American Medical Society for Sports Medicine

Endocrine Society 

American Occupational Therapy Association

Fragility Fracture Network

Geisinger Health System

Orthopaedic Trauma Association

Hellenic Osteoporosis Foundation

Osteoporosis Australia

International Osteoporosis Foundation

Osteoporosis Canada

International Society for Clinical Densitometry

Slovak Society for Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Diseases

National Bone Health Alliance

Swedish Osteoporosis Society

National Council on Aging

Syrian National Osteoporosis Society

*National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

University of Rochester Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

*National Institute on Aging

US Bone and Joint Initiative

National Osteoporosis Foundation

National Osteoporosis Society (UK)

*Federal Liaison

National Quality Forum



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