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4th Annual Technology and Innovation in Orthopedics Symposium

1/24/2019 to 1/26/2019
When: Thursday, January 24, 2019
Where: W Fort Lauderdale
401 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, Florida  33304
United States
Contact: Holy Cross Orthopedic Research Institute

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As techniques, materials and treatment modalities in Orthopedic surgery are in constant evolution, it is necessary for practitioners to continuously update their knowledge and practice. This symposium will provide a comprehensive update on the latest advances in adult knee & hip arthroplasty, shoulder arthroplasty, joint preservation, advanced recovery & pain protocols;debate the value of new technology and integration within the new paradigm of health care delivery.

W Fort Lauderdale
401 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

This symposium is designed to provide an educational and networking forum to improve knowledge and interaction among Orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, residents, fellows, medical students, research professionals and allied health providers associated with orthopedics.



  1. Describe the Quality Payment Program (QPP)/MACRA payment resources
  2. Define healthcare integrated pathways and bundled care approaches
  3. Review the latest trends in technologies & venture capitalism in orthopedics


  1. Review prosthetic evolutions and innovations in shoulder arthroplasty
  2. Explain the rationale for patient selection for operative intervention for rotator cuff repairs, shoulder fractures and arthroplasty
  3. Discuss the role of biologics in rotator cuff repairs
  4. Determine the care of complex shoulder instability: repair or reconstruction?
  5. Be aware of the common virtual planning software platforms of shoulder arthroplasty

Knee and Hip:

  1. Recognize the rationale and benefits for ACL preserving knee reconstruction surgery in the early arthritic knee
  2. Discuss new fixation techniques for ACL surgery and Rehabilitation Protocols
  3. Lower Limb Osteotomies for Arthritic and Ligamentous Pathologies
  4. Identify and treat peri-operative joint complications
  5. Review the current approaches to infection and implant failures

Innovation and Technology:

  1. Discuss the role of advanced technology (sensors, robotics, psi,) and muscle sparing approaches
  2. Employ the latest approaches to pre-op risk modification and patient risk calculators
  3. Identify the role of data, registry and PROMs in joint reconstruction
  4. Discuss the advances in non-operative and early intervention in the treatment of joint arthritis
  5. Define the role of cartilage preservation, cartilage implantation & stem cells in the arthritic treatment algorithms
  6. Recognize the challenges of managing arthropathy in the younger, active patient
  7. Define the role of grafts, biologics and balloons
  8. Learn about the role of outpatient surgery and accelerated PT protocols


  • Management of Arthritis: Early intervention through Revision
  • New Implant and Technology Utilization
  • Evolving Paradigm of Health Care Delivery
  • Advanced Recovery & Post-op Pain Management
  • Economic Focus on Bundled Care & Patient Outcomes

Holy Cross Hospital is accredited by the Florida Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Holy Cross Hospital designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category I CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved by the Florida Board of Nursing to provide 7 contact hours. FBN# 50-951

It is the intent of Holy Cross Hospital to assure that its CME activities are not influenced by the special interests of individuals associated with its activities. Any potential conflict of interest will be identified and resolved prior to the event, and any significant relationship a speaker may have with any corporate

– Make sure to mention: Attending Holy Cross Hospital Orthopedic Symposium

– Rate is $329.00 per night


Holy Cross Orthopedic Institute wishes to announce a “Call for Abstracts” for presentation at its upcoming continuing medical education activity, Technology and Innovation in Orthopedics, January 24-26, 2019, at The W in Fort Lauderdale Florida.

The “Call for Abstracts” and abstract submission can be forwarded to Paul Bruning Executive Director of Orthopedics (address below). Please pass this along to any medical students, residents, or fellows who might be interested in submitting an abstract and participating in the poster session. Abstracts selected for the symposium will be further judged and will be eligible to win up to $1000. The winner will be presented with the award at the symposium on Saturday, January 26, 2019. The top five posters will also present his/her research during a brief 5 minute presentation.

The deadline for submission is Tuesday, January 1, 2019.

Thank you and please let me know if you have any questions. We look forward to your submissions!

Rushabh M. Vakharia, MD 
Research Fellow 
Holy Cross Orthopedic Institute 
5597 N. Dixie Hwy 
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334 

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