NOF Announces Dr. Helen Burstin, Chief Scientific Officer of The National Quality Forum, as Keynote Speaker for ISO15 »

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Dr. Burstin to Kickoff NOF’s Annual Meeting on Wednesday, May 20 in Washington, DC The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) announced Helen Burstin, MD, MPH, FACP, Chief Scientific Officer of The National Quality Forum, as the keynote speaker for the 2015 Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis (ISO15). Dr. Burstin will deliver the keynote address, “Opportunities for Performance… Read more »

NOF Announces 2015 Recipient of the Lawrence G. Raisz Memorial Lecture Award »

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Dr. Robert Recker to Kickoff NOF’s Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis (ISO15) The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) announced Dr. Robert Recker, Immediate Past President and long-term NOF Board of Trustees member as the recipient of its 2015 Lawrence G. Raisz, MD Memorial Lecture Award. Dr. Recker will present at the opening session of NOF’s Interdisciplinary Symposium… Read more »

New Research Shows 93 Percent of U.S. Adults Unaware of Men’s Risk for Osteoporosis »

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Osteoporosis is responsible for nearly two million broken bones every year, but continues to be ignored by the public and neglected by doctors New survey findings released by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) for World Osteoporosis Day show that on average, 93 percent of nearly 1,200 adults surveyed are unaware how common osteoporotic fractures are… Read more »

NOF and NBHA in Collaboration with CECity, Inc., Announce Designation as CMS Recognized Osteoporosis Quality Improvement Qualified Clinical Data Registry »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) and National Bone Health Alliance (NBHA) Osteoporosis Quality Improvement Registry (QIR), developed in collaboration with CECity, Inc., as a Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) for the CMS Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) in the 2014 program year officially launched today at www.medconcert.com/FractureQIR. The registry will allow eligible professionals (healthcare professionals… Read more »

NOF Announces New Officers and Members of its Board of Trustees »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) named new officers and members to its Board of Trustees during its annual meeting, the Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis, held in New Orleans from April 23-26. Bringing their leadership skills and specialized backgrounds to NOF, the new board officers and members will greatly benefit the organization as it works to… Read more »

54 Million Americans Affected by Osteoporosis and Low Bone Mass »

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NOF Releases Updated Data Detailing the Prevalence of Osteoporosis and Low Bone Mass in the U.S. WASHINGTON, DC (June 2, 2014) — The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) today released updated prevalence data estimating that a total of 54 million U.S. adults age 50 and older are affected by osteoporosis and low bone mass. Recently published… Read more »

May is National Osteoporosis Month »

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Two Million Fractures Occur Each Year in the U.S. Due to Osteoporosis. NOF Encourages Everyone to Break Free from Osteoporosis Do you know someone over the age of 50 who has broken a bone? Perhaps your mother “tripped” in the garden and broke her wrist? Or your neighbor broke his ankle walking on the golf… Read more »

NOF’s Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis Provides the Latest Information on the Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Osteoporosis »

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Meeting Features New Training and Certificate Program for the Fracture Liaison Service Model of Care The National Osteoporosis Foundation’s (NOF) annual meeting, the Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis (ISO) 2014, taking place in New Orleans from April 23-26, has attracted the world’s top leaders to present the latest clinically-relevant and evidence-based information on the prevention, diagnosis… Read more »