Capture the Fracture

Capture the Fracture rating system
If your healthcare facility runs an FLS, then you should ensure that your important work is recognized by the Capture the Fracture® (CTF) Best Practice Recognition Programme. We invite all Fracture Liaison Services (FLS) who have not yet joined the CTF programme to complete our new, more comprehensive and user-friendly questionnaire.  Read more
Hip fractures can be devastating for sufferers with over 50% losing their ability to live independently, many going into long-term care and 25% suffering an early death. This problem is likely to increase rapidly as New Zealand’s 1 million baby boomers age. Read more
Reserve the date for the next Capture the Fracture® webinar ‘Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) champions: Global success stories’  About the webinar Date: November 19, 2015Time: 09:00 CETDuration: 1 hourCost: free of charge Read more
Capture the Fracture rating system
This month, the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) Capture the Fracture® programme has awarded GOLD star recognition to the Newcastle Hospitals Trust Fracture Liaison Service (FLS). Read more
With the burden of fragility fractures rising worldwide, strategies to identify and treat those at highest risk are of increasing importance. That’s why clinics and hospitals around the world are now launching new, or improving existing, Fracture Liaison Services (FLS), the most cost-effective model for preventing secondary osteoporotic fractures. Read more
Capture the Fracture rating system
Las Unidades de Coordinación de Fracturas (UCF) de todo el mundo ahora pueden evaluar sus estándares de practica  para la certificación de oro, plata o bronce otorgada por la campaña Capture the Fracture® de la International Osteoporosis Fundation, Read more
A new review by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) has confirmed the success of the Capture the Fracture® Best Practice Framework as a single set of quality standards which can be used effectively to benchmark Fracture Liaison Services within a variety of health-care systems worldwide. Read more
IOF’s Capture the Fracture® programme recognizes excellence in the implementation of fracture liaison services by hospitals and clinics worldwide. Read more
Fragility fractures have an enormous socioeconomic impact globally, and FLS have proven to be the most cost-effective solution for reducing this burden. On June 11, 2015 Prof. Kristina Åkesson, Capture the Fracture® programme chair and FLS expert, will lead an interactive webinar to take you through the steps involved in implementing an FLS within your health-care setting. Read more
a senior woman with a broken arm in rehabilitation
Every day thousands of mostly older adults will suffer a broken bone after a relatively minor incident, such as slipping in the bathtub or on the sidewalk. What people don’t recognize is that, even in seniors, it is not normal to experience a fracture after a fall from standing height. In all likelihood the underlying cause of the fracture is a weak and fragile skeleton due to osteopenia or... Read more

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