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Mar 292016

Are Inflammatory Arthritis Models of Care Measuring Up? Research Team Offers New Insight

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A team of researchers has developed Canada’s first set of systematic measures for tracking how well or poorly health systems are doing in providing services to people who have inflammatory arthritis (IA), a potentially crippling condition that is on the rise in Canada. The researchers developed six key measures for gauging access to ...

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Mar 242016

Risk of Work Time Loss Almost Double for Osteoarthritis Sufferers

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Osteoarthritis (OA) sufferers have almost twice the risk of losing work time due to illness or disability as those without OA and are three times as likely to become unemployed, a research team from the University of Calgary and Statistics Canada has found. The study’s results raise alarms over the lack of work loss prevention programs for ...

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Mar 182016

Steven Boyd Joins ABJHI’s Board of Directors

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Steven Boyd, Director of the McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health (MIBJH), has joined the board of directors of Alberta Bone and Joint Health Institute (ABJHI), effective March 1, 2016. His appointment signifies the growing strength of the partnership between the two organizations. ABJHI and MIBJH were founded through the initiative of ...

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Mar 142016

New Edition of Hip and Knee Replacement Guides Available

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The 2016 patient guides for Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement and Walking Aids are available on ABJHI’s website. They guide patients safely along the entire joint replacement journey. The hip and knee guides provide tips on how to prepare for surgery, including special exercises, aids and equipment needed to help with recovery, and making ...

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