This week, the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) announced that Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Rockwall in Rockwall, Texas has signed on. AJRR marks this as a milestone with the 500th hospital to participate in the hip and knee joint replacement registry. AJRR also has surpassed its 2015 goal of recording 250,000 procedures in its database.
AJRR’s goal is to foster a national center for data collection and research on total hip and knee replacement with far-reaching benefits to society including reduced morbidity and mortality, improved patient safety, improved quality of care and medical decision-making, reduced medical spending, and advances in orthopaedic science and bioengineering. More details.