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Thu, 2014-08-21

Three Medical Centers Join Bone Health Collaborative to Implement the Fracture Liaison Service Care Coordination Project

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 21, 2014 -- CECity.com, Inc. (CECity), National Bone Health Alliance (NBHA), and National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) – the Bone Health Collaborative – announced today the selection of several key organizations for the Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) Demonstration Project.  These organizations include three leading academic medical centers in osteoporotic patient care. The FLS Demonstration Project, announced in December 2013, was made possible thanks to funding from Merck.

Tue, 2014-05-20

Eye on Bone Health Volume 4 Issue 1 April 2014

Read the spring issue of NBHA's Eye on Bone Health newsletter for an update on the organization's Fracture Liaison Service efforts, the latest on Fracture Prevention CENTRAL and more.

Wed, 2014-03-19

NBHA Clinical Diagnosis of Osteoporosis Working Group Position Paper Published by Osteoporosis International

The group recommends expanding the criteria for making a diagnosis of osteoporosis to include all post-menopausal women and all men age 50 and over who are demonstrated to have an  elevated risk for fracture.

Sun, 2013-12-01

Eye on Bone Health - Volume 3 Issue 2 December 2013

Read the end of year issue of NBHA's Eye on Bone Health newsletter for a summary of the organization's 2013 activities, including Cast Mountain's visit to the AARP conference in Atlanta, the latest on Fracture Prevention CENTRAL and more.

Wed, 2013-09-25

NBHA Featured in USA Today Golden Years Supplement

The Media Planet supplement features the 2Million2Many campaign's visual centerpiece, Cast Mountain, and includes information on the connection between broken bones and osteoporosis.

Wed, 2013-09-11

NBHA Article Published in Curent Osteoporosis Reports

“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.

Tue, 2013-05-07

Eye on Bone Health - Volume 3 Issue 1 April 2013

Read the spring issue of NBHA's quarterly newsletter, Eye on Bone Health, for updates on Cast Mountain's visit to the AAOS annual meeting, the launch of Fracture Prevention CENTRAL and more.

Thu, 2013-03-21

NBHA Launches Fracture Prevention CENTRAL

The National Bone Health Alliance (NBHA) today launched Fracture Prevention CENTRAL (www.fracturepreventioncentral.org), a new online resource to help interested sites across the country implement and maintain post fracture prevention and care coordination programs, also known as a Fracture Liaison Service (FLS).

Wed, 2013-02-27

NBHA Reacts to Media Coverage on the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Vitamin D and Calcium Supplementation Recommendations

WASHINGTON, DC (February 27, 2013) — On February 25, 2013, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released its recommendation statement on calcium and vitamin D supplementation to prevent fractures in adults, recommending against daily supplementation with 400 international units (IU) or less of vitamin D and 1,000 milligrams (mg) or less of calcium for the primary prevention of fractures in non-institutionalized, post-menopausal women.

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