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Deerfield Beach, Fla. – On Tuesday, Feb. 12, Broward Health North (BHN) will host a lecture on anterior hip replacement.  For those struggling with pain in one or both hips, this event will provide an opportunity to learn more about anterior hip replacements from leading orthopedic surgeon Bruce Janke, M.D., medical director of the Joint Replacement Center at BHN.

What:             Do you have pain in either or both of your hips? Anterior hip replacement may be the answer.  Learn more about this procedure at the Anterior Hip Replacement Lecture.

Who:              Dr. Bruce Janke will discuss the benefits of anterior hip replacement at Broward Health North.  Dr. Janke and partner Dr. Steven Naide have performed more than 2,000 anterior hip replacements using the hana® table, which results in no muscles cut, less pain, faster recovery and no standard precautions.  That is more than any other area surgeon.

When:            Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2012, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

** This event is FREE but space is limited.  Please call the Broward Health Line at (954) 759-7400 to reserve your seat.**

Where:          Broward Health North

Conference Center

201 E. Sample Road

                        Deerfield Beach, FL 33064

Why:              There is no need to live in pain, and BHN’s Joint Replacement Center may be able to get you on the road to recovery.  In fact, according to the Agency for Healthcare Administration’s (AHCA) most recent data, BHN performed more replacements than any other hospital in Florida in 2011.

AHCA is responsible for the state’s $21.2 billion Medicaid program serving three million Floridians, the licensure of the state’s 41,000 healthcare facilities and the sharing of healthcare data through the Florida Center for Health Information and Policy Analysis. Data about BHN hip replacements is available on AHCA’s website at www.floridahealthfinder.gov.

BHN’s Joint Replacement Center is also the proud recipient of the Celebration of Achievement in Quality and Service Award and Team Excellence Award.  Broward Health North is the first hospital in Broward County to attain Joint Commission Certification for hip and knee replacement.

Broward Health, providing service for more than 70 years, is a nationally recognized system offering world class health care services to our neighbors in South Florida. Broward Health includes Broward Health Medical Center, Broward Health North, Broward Health Imperial Point, Broward Health Coral Springs, Chris Evert Children’s Hospital, Broward Health Weston, Broward Health Community Health Services, Broward Health Physician Group and Broward Health Foundation. For more information, visit BrowardHealth.org.


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