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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

AJRR Launches TJR Risk Factor Data

Becker’s ASC Review covered the AJRR’s announcement at the AAOS Annual Meeting that they have released new specifications concerning collecting data on total joint replacement patients. The article highlights five key takeaways including, “Daniel J. Berry, MD, AJRR board of directors’ chair, said the Level II data allows surgeons spanning the nation to consider variables for surgical procedures… Read More

Visit AJRR at AAOS

If you are attending the AAOS Annual Meeting next week in San Diego, be sure to visit the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) booth at the San Diego Convention Center. Staff will be demonstrating the comprehensive dashboards and patient-reported outcomes platform. You can also discuss data specifications with staff and receive a copy of the AJRR 2016 Annual… Read More