Three leading scientific and medical organizations - the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR), the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), and the public-private partnership, the National Bone Health Alliance (NBHA) – urge healthcare professionals to increase diagnosis and patients to be aware of this risk.
The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery recently published an article on establishing an FLS in an orthopaedic setting based on investigation performed at Wake Forest School of Medicine, one of NBHA's featured FLS sites.
NBHA’s Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) Demonstration Project was recently featured in the Wall Street Journal and on NBC4 Washington. The coverage highlighted the critical need to implement FLS programs to reduce the post-fracture diagnosis, screening and treatment gap.
“National Bone Health Alliance: An Innovative Public-Private Partnership Improving America’s Bone Health”, an article highlighting our business model and major initiatives was published online and in the September issue of Current Osteoporosis Reports. Read the full article online here.
NBHA Leadership, Drs. Sundeep Khosla and Robert Recker, were featured in a question and answer column on osteoporosis that ran in a special "Bone and Joint" supplement in the October 22 issue of the Washington Post. A 2Million2Many public service announcement also ran on page 2 of the supplement.
Cast Mountain looms over a meeting room Friday during the first day of the 13th annual Santa Fe Bone Symposium at the Eldorado Hotel. The 12-foot-by-12-foot installation, which represents the 5,500 osteoporosis-related bone breaks that occur daily in the U.S., is part of the national 2Million2Many campaign to promote osteoporosis testing and awareness.