St. Michael's Hospital, Osteoporosis Exemplary Care Program

The Osteoporosis Exemplary Care Program at St. Michaels Hospital in Toronto, Canada, has been a successful Fracture Liaison Service led by Dr. Earl Bogoch. The university hospital serves a population of over 300,000. The service sees hip, inpatient and outpatient and works with 400 fracture patients per year.


Fracture Prevention in the Orthopaedic Environment: Outcomes of a Coordinator-Based Fracture Liaison Service.

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Sander, B, Elliot-Gibson, V, Beaton, DE, Bogoch, ER, Maetzel, A 2008, ‘A coordinator program in post-fracture osteoporosis management improves outcomes and saves costs’, J Bone Joint Surge Am., vol. 90, pp. 1197-205.

Bogoch, ER, Elliot-Gibson, V,  Beaton, DE, Jamel, SA, Josse, RG, Murray, TM 2006, ‘ Effective initiation of osteoporosis diagnosis and treatment for patients with a fragility fracture in an orthopaedic environment’, J Bone Joint Surg Am, vol. 88, pp. 25-34.



Osteoporosis Exemplary Care Program
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M5B 1W8 Toronto, ON