Fragility Fracture Network
The FFN is a global organisation with a mission to optimise the multidisciplinary management of the patient with a fragility fracture, including secondary prevention.
- To create a global network of national alliances of fragility fracture activists
- To spread globally the best multidisciplinary practice and systems of care for managing fragility fracture
- To ensure that every fragility fracture becomes an opportunity for systematically preventing further fracture
- To promote research aimed at improving the quality of fragility fracture care
- To generate political priority for fragility fracture care in all countries
- For more information on American Bone Health, visit their website: http://fragilityfracturenetwork.org/.
International Geriatric Fracture Society
Founded in 2012, the mission of the International Geriatric Fracture Society (IGFS) is to become recognized as the foremost international authority for collaboration on the delivery of evidenced-based patient-centered care for the treatment of geriatric or fragility fractures. The IGFS has membership opportunities available for physicians and facilities. The IGFS promotes research and education through our CME programs as well as our Journal, Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation. In 2014 IGFS launched the CORE Certification program that recognizes Geriatric Fracture Care Programs that exceed key benchmarks in the delivery of geriatric fracture care.
For more information on the IGFS, visit their website: www.geriatricfracture.org
International Osteoporosis Foundation
The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) vision is a world in which people of all ages benefit from good bone, muscle and joint health, free of fragility fractures due to osteoporosis. The IOF's mission is to promote the maintenance of bone, muscle and joint health as a worldwide priority.
For more information on the IOF, visit their website: http://www.iofbonehealth.org/
Capture the Fracture®
The IOF has developed a global campaign to facilitate the implementation of coordinated, multi-disciplinary models of care for secondary fracture prevention. IOF believes this is the single most important thing that can be done to directly improve patient care and reduce spiraling fracture related healthcare costs worldwide.
To find detailed information and resources visit www.capturethefracture.org
International Society for Clinical Densitometry
The International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD) is an international nonprofit professional society linking multiple disciplines with an interest in bone mass measurement and assessment of skeletal integrity. The ISCD's mission is to advance excellence in the assessment of skeletal health by: promoting education and a broader understanding of the clinical applications of bone mass measurement and other skeletal health assessment technologies; assuring proficiency and quality in the assessment of skeletal health through certification and accreditation; supporting clinical and scientific advances in the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis; and promoting appropriate patient access to bone mass measurement and other skeletal health assessment technologies.
Currently, ISCD has approximately 4,000 members from a wide variety of medical fields, including Radiology, Rheumatology, Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, OB/GYN, family practice and more.
For more information on ISCD, visit their website
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