• Thinking Beyond the Fracture in Your Patients Over 50

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    Thinking Beyond the Fracture in Your Patients Over 50

    Course Overview

    Sponsored by the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the rational approach in the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis post-fracture.
    2. Understand how a Fragility Fracture Service operates to systematically address all patients in a health plan or community after fractures.
    3. Understand how audience participants can help build a Fragility Fracture Service.

    Presenter Information

    Richard Dell, M.D.

    I’m a practicing Orthopedic Surgeon who joined Kaiser Southern California in 1987. I have a strong interest in both Osteoporosis Disease Management and Medical Informatics. I helped to start the Kaiser SCAL Healthy Bones program in 1998 and develop similar programs at other Kaiser regions. I have lectured multiple times about our Healthy Bones Program as well as published the results of our Healthy Bones Osteoporosis Disease Management Program. I’m also the Kaiser National Orthopedic Lead for HealthConnect our electronic medical record.


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