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Jan 172017

Quality Improvement Manager

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Job Type:                  Full time, One Year Term Hours of Work:       38.75 hours per week Salary Range:           $65,000 – $90,000 Website:                      http://www.albertaboneandjoint.com Posted:                        January 16, 2017 Contact:                      careers@abjhi.com The Organization The Alberta Bone & ...

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Jan 042017

Save the Date: Science in the Cinema

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The McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health will host the movie “Hip Hop-eration”, on March 16 at 6:30 p.m. at The Globe Cinema in Calgary. Admission and popcorn are free. Hip Hop-eration follows three ninety-somethings – Maynie, Kara, and Terri – on their life-changing journey to the world hip-hop championships in Las Vegas where they join 24 other nonagenarians who shed their wheelchairs and walking sticks and push their ...

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Jan 032017

Missed the Wood Forum on Arthritis and You? See the Presentations and Video Highlights

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Several speakers at the 2016 Wood Forum have provided their presentation on the latest research advances in personalized medicine and precision care for arthritis. Click on the title to view the presentation. What Is Personalized Medicine? What Does It Mean to Have Arthritis?, by Marvin Fritzler, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary. An Update on Stem Cell Research at the McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health, by Roman ...

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Dec 222016

Is Knee Replacement the Best Course? BEST Knee Study Will Help Surgeons Assess Likelihood of Patient Benefit

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Close to 2,800 Albertans with painful knee arthritis have been recruited to a study that is developing more accurate ways to determine who is suitable for knee replacement and who should use other methods to manage the pain and stiffness in their knees. Called BEST Knee, the study will develop and validate criteria that will help surgeons and their patients assess the likelihood of benefit from knee replacement and, thus, the patients’ ...

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