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Sep 052018

Announcing Our New Edmonton Satellite Office

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ABJHI is pleased to announce the opening of a satellite office in downtown Edmonton. The new office, located at Suite 251 10113-104 Street NW, will provide a dedicated space for staff’s Edmonton activities in a collaborative work environment. We look forward to this new expansion and the opportunities it will afford. Google maps: 10113 ...

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Aug 242018

‘Mobility to the Max’ in Grande Prairie – Fragility & Stability Program

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The Alberta Health Services’ Hip Fracture Home-Based Rehabilitation Program in Grande Prairie, Alberta, is in the spotlight for their efforts in aiding hip fracture patients in restoring independence post-fracture. For the full news article by Diana Rinne, click here. The program is part of the Bone and Joint Health Strategic Clinical ...

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Aug 082018

Cy Frank Legacy Lecture Sept. 12, 2018 in Calgary

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On Wednesday, September 12, 2018, Professor Dame Sally Davies—the 2018 Cy Frank Legacy Lectureship distinguished speaker—will deliver a lecture titled “Compression of Morbidity: The Role of Big Data. Are There Lessons for Canada?” The lecture will begin at 4:00PM at the Libin Theatre, Health Sciences Centre, 3330 Hospital Dr ...

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Fracture Liaison Services Receive Alberta Health Services 2018 President’s Excellence Award
Jun 302018

Fracture Liaison Services Receive Alberta Health Services 2018 President’s Excellence Award

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The Alberta Bone and Joint Health Institute (ABJHI) is pleased to announce the Bone and Joint Health Strategic Clinical Network’s Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) teams are the proud recipients of the Alberta Health Services 2018 President’s Excellence Award for Innovation and Research—part of an annual recognition program for individuals ...

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May 152018

New Wait Time Benchmark for Hip Fracture Surgical Care

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Recent data from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) indicates that Alberta is second across Canada in meeting the national evidence-based benchmark for getting hip fracture patients into surgery within 48 hours of arrival to a hospital. In 2017, following closely behind Manitoba, 92% of Albertan patients received hip fracture ...

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Feb 062018

Dr. Elly Park Awarded ABJHI Postdoctoral Fellowship to Develop Best Practices for Managing Osteoarthritis in Patients with Obesity

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Elly Park has been awarded a two-year postdoctoral position with Alberta Bone and Joint Health Institute to develop best practices for managing osteoarthritis (OA) in individuals with obesity. Dr. Park will develop innovative practices based on personalized medicine, a growing field in which treatment is tailored to the patient’s unique ...

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Jan 242018

Deborah Marshall to Lead Health Economics Work on Research that Will Transform Treatment for Children with Arthritis

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Deborah Marshall, ABJHI’s Research Advisory Committee co-chair, is part of a team that has been awarded a $10-million grant for genomics research that will for the first time allow doctors to tailor treatment of childhood arthritis to the precise needs of the individual child in the earliest stages of the disease. “We have the opportunity ...

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Full House at Wood Forum on Shoulder and Elbow Injuries
Nov 172017

Full House at Wood Forum on Shoulder and Elbow Injuries

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It was a full house at this year’s Wood Forum featuring talks on the latest research in preventing and treating shoulder and elbow injuries, and a special presentation by Rhett Warrener, former Calgary Flames defencemen, on the impact of shoulder injury on career and life. The symposium, held on Oct. 28 at the Red & White Club in ...

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Oct 232017

Former CFL All-Star Jon Cornish to Speak at Free Wood Forum on Shoulder and Elbow Injuries Oct. 28

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If you’re suffering from a shoulder or elbow injury, mark your calendar to attend the Wood Forum from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, October 28, and hear about the latest research in prevention and treatment. Special guests include Jon Cornish, former All-Star running back with the Calgary Stampeders, and Rhett Warrener, former defenceman with ...

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Oct 172017

ABJHI Invites Proposals for Two-year Post-doctoral Research on Obesity and Osteoarthritis

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Alberta Bone and Joint Health Institute is making a fully funded two-year post-doctoral position available for research that will shed new light on the association between obesity and osteoarthritis. Suitably qualified PhD graduates are invited to submit expressions of interest to ABJHI by 5 p.m. MT on Nov. 17, 2017. The successful ...

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