American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

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AJRR Annual Report Data Provides Insight

The 2017 American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) Annual Report contains procedural and component data on primary and revision total joint replacement surgeries that provide insight into trends in the total joint arthroplasty field. Such as: Femoral head size usage patterns have remained relatively constant between 2012 and 2016, with 36mm heads used in about 60% of the procedures… Read More

Get International Registry Insights on AJRR Blog

You can watch the International Society of Arthroplasty Registries replay of the “What Can a Registry Do for Me” symposium in the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) blog. The symposium featured 12 speakers from hip and knee arthroplasty registries from around the world. The symposium presented insights gained through registry efforts in four parts: 1) Health Care Quality… Read More

Subscribe to Registry Educational Blog

The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) is now offering a free educational blog on its website with articles that will include: News alerts Quick tips Actionable checklists Best practices Research findings on quality initiatives and other relevant issues in the orthopaedic field The first article, “Starting a Goal-Driven Patient-Reported Outcomes Program: 5 Steps to Launch” is available on… Read More

Dr. Parsley Appointed to AJRR Steering Committee

Past AAHKS president, Brian S. Parsley, MD, has been appointed to the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) Steering Committee of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). Dr. Parsley has been involved in AJRR during this time of development that has seen AJRR move from a device monitoring registry to one that focuses on quality initiatives. He was… Read More

AAOS Anchors Registry Initiative with AJRR

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) announced plans to create a national family of clinical data registries for a broad range of orthopaedic conditions and procedures. As part of this effort, the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) is integrating into the AAOS effective immediately. AJRR, the official registry of AAHKS, is a national hip and knee joint… Read More

AJRR Publishes Summary for Patients

The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), the official AAHKS clinical data registry for the collection of hip and knee replacement data, has published the “2016 Report to the Public About Hip and Knee Replacements,” the first-ever patient summary of the clinical data available in its Annual Report. “Spearheaded by members of our Public Advisory Board, this report was… Read More

Joint Registry Offers PROM Guide

As part of their mission to improve care for patients by providing meaningful data to participants, the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) developed a comprehensive patient-reported outcome measures (PROM) guide. Fully updated for 2017, it helps to make the most of the AJRR PROM platform—from how to utilize it to capture data to guidance and suggestions on how… Read More

New Issue of Arthroplasty Today Published

The current issue of Arthroplasty Today features original research using data from the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) in the article, “Infection burden in total hip and knee arthroplasties: an international registry-based perspective” by Bryan D. Springer, MD, September Cahue, MPH, Caryn D. Etkin, PhD, MPH, David G. Lewallen, MD and Brian J. McGrory, MD. A poster based… Read More

AJRR Takes Home Best Poster Award

The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) was given the award for “Best Poster Presentation” at the 6th International Congress of Arthroplasty Registries, the annual meeting of the International Society of Arthroplasty Registries (ISAR). The poster, “Infection burden in total hip and knee arthroplasty: an international registry based perspective,” featured research from the article by the same title that… Read More

AJRR Introductory Webinar

The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) hosts free, 30-minute introductory webinars that give an overview of AJRR and demonstration of the new dashboards. The next webinar takes place on Wednesday, May 24 at 12:00 p.m. (CDT). If your institution resides in one of the CJR metropolitan statistical areas, this webinar should be of special interest to you! The… Read More