BDB Member Webinar Series - Invest in High-Value Healthcare, Invest in a Healthier Workforce

Date: September 8, 2020Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Add to My Calendar Contact: Kirsten DelanyPhone: 561-651-4103Email:

  Invest in High-Value Healthcare, Invest in a Healthier Workforce

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Ryan W. Simovitch, MD
Associate Medical Director, Director of the Shoulder Division, and Orthopedic Surgeon at HSS Florida

Musculoskeletal disease is the largest driver of total healthcare costs, affecting 20% of the workforce each year. These conditions represent one-third of all reasons requiring time away from work. HSS applies unparalleled expertise, experience, and the most advanced technologies to achieve the most reliable diagnoses, faster. This expertise makes sure that you and your employees are feeling their optimum selves, sooner. Dr. Ryan Simovitch, Associate Medical Director, Director of Shoulder Division, and Orthopedic Surgeon at HSS Florida is here to provide insight into when to see a specialist and what to look for in a provider when you do need help - whether preventing everyday aches and pains, or staying active while aging.

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HSS is the world’s leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. At its core is Hospital for Special Surgery, nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics (for the 11th consecutive year), No. 4 in rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report (2020-2021), and named a leader in pediatric orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report “Best Children’s Hospitals” list (2020-2021). Founded in 1863, the Hospital has the lowest complication and readmission rates in the nation for orthopedics, and among the lowest infection rates. HSS was the first in New York State to receive Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center four consecutive times. The global standard total knee replacement was developed at HSS in 1969. An affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College, HSS has a main campus in New York City and facilities in New Jersey, Connecticut, and in the Long Island and Westchester County regions of New York State, as well as in Florida. In addition to patient care, HSS leads the field in research, innovation, and education. The HSS Research Institute comprises 20 laboratories and 300 staff members focused on leading the advancement of musculoskeletal health through the prevention of degeneration, tissue repair, and tissue regeneration. The HSS Global Innovation Institute was formed in 2016 to realize the potential of new drugs, therapeutics, and devices. The HSS Education Institute is a trusted leader in advancing musculoskeletal knowledge and research for physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, academic trainees, and consumers in more than 130 countries. Through HSS Global Ventures, the institution is collaborating with medical centers and other organizations to advance the quality and value of musculoskeletal care and to make world-class HSS care more widely accessible nationally and internationally. 



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