Use audit to drive improvement in hip fracture care around the world
Antony Johansen was the first UK consultant to be appointed as a full time orthogeriatrician, and has worked in the trauma unit of the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff since 1997.
He has championed the specialty of orthogeriatrics; co-authoring the British Orthopaedic Association’s ‘Blue Book’ on Fragility Fracture, and the NICE Guidelines on Hip Fracture. Since 2013 he has been clinical lead for the National Hip Fracture Database (NHFD) at the Royal College of Physicians, London.
As an honorary professor in Cardiff University his research interests embrace the whole field of geriatric medicine, with a focus on quality improvement for older trauma patients.
Dr. Cristina Ojeda-Thies MD, PhD, FEBOT is an orthopaedic surgeon currently working in Madrid, dedicated mainly to treating frail patients with fragility fractures, as well as musculoskeletal infections.
Her doctoral dissertation on the effects of surgical delay for hip fractures won the prestigious UAM-ASISA award for best doctoral thesis on Health Management and Health Economics.
She is part of the steering group of the Spanish National Hip Fracture Registry. As international liaison for her registry she has acquired increasing responsibilities in the FFN, mainly as future vice-chair of the Hip Fracture Audit Special Interest Group and as Board Member.
When she is not counting fractured hips or participating in zoom meetings, she enjoys open water swimming and carpentry.
|Alma Becic Pedersen||Denmark|
|Juan Carlos Viveros||Mexico|
|Bruno Rafael Boietti||Argentina|