Additional information can be obtained from the following websites:

Healthier You Alliance in Accountable Care

“Our Accountable Care Organization is a group of doctors, hospitals, and other health care providers, who come together voluntarily to give coordinated high quality care to their Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries.”

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

The Academy has very good information about many orthopedic surgeries and conditions.

American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine

AOSSM is a national organization of orthopedic surgeons dedicated to sports medicine education, research, communication, and fellowship. AOSSM members are physicians and allied health professionals who demonstrate scientific leadership, involvement, and dedication in the daily practice of sports medicine.

American Society for Surgery of the Hand

The ASSH website has patient information on hand anatomy, hand safety and many common hand conditions. There are a variety of topics organized by category headings. The documents may be downloaded in pdf format. To access these data, go to Then click on “Conditions and Injuries”.

Arthroscopy Association of North America

The goal of the Association is to promote, to encourage, to support and to foster, through continuing medical education functions, the development and dissemination of knowledge in the discipline of arthroscopic surgery.

A Nation in Motion

The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons brings you A Nation In Motion where patient can report on their experience with orthopedic surgery. Search for your condition or region to read about other success stories.