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American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

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AJRR Debuts Orthopaedic Quality Resource Center QCDR

AAHKS is pleased to announce a new collaboration with the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), our official registry, to align quality initiatives and reporting through the AJRR’s Orthopaedic Quality Resource Center in 2016. The AJRR Orthopaedic Quality Resource Center has been approved as a Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)… Read More

See Demo of AJRR PRO Dashboard

AAHKS members have been receiving informational packets from the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) in the mail this week. If you have further questions or would like to view a demonstration of the new AJRR Level III patient-reported outcome (PRO) dashboard system, AJRR staff will be available at the in Academy Hall WC at the AAOS Annual Meeting… Read More

Meet Meaningful Use Requirement with AJRR

Total joint surgeons can meet the CMS’s public health reporting objective by submitting data to the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR).  The hip and knee replacement registry provides the easiest and most cost-effective way to meet the objective in Stage 2 of Meaningful Use. Visit the AJRR’s Meaningful Use page for complete details. AJRR is the official registry of AAHKS.

See Demo of AJRR PRO

American Joint Replacement Registry staff will be providing a demonstration of the new AJRR Level III patient-reported outcome (PRO) dashboard system at the in Academy Hall WC at the AAOS Annual Meeting in Orlando. The PRO dashboard system collects electronic health records (EHR) directly from hospitals or through an EHR vendor, and sorts the data into charts, graphs,… Read More

Download Patient-Reported Outcome Measures Guide

The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) has published a guide on their patient-reported outcome (PRO) platform and how to utilize it to capture data. The guide features several tables that summarize the patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) that the AJRR collects, and which specific measures are recommended. The AJRR realizes that some institutions may have long-standing PRO programs, so… Read More

AAHKS Names AJRR as Official Registry

The AAHKS Board of Directors named the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) as the official registry of AAHKS at the December Board meeting. The multi-stakeholder, not-for-profit AJRR collects data on primary and revision hip and knee replacement procedures throughout the United States to improve patient outcomes. AAHKS has been a long-standing supporter of the AJRR over the years… Read More

Register Now for the AJRR PRO Informational Webinar

The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) will be hosting webinars about the new AJRR Level III patient-reported outcomes (PRO) platform on December 9, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. (CST) and January 6, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. (CST). The webinars will cover recommended PRO measures and the benefits of a PRO data collection program. The AJRR Analytics team will demonstrate… Read More

AJRR Offers Speaker Support Materials to AAHKS Members

Daniel J. Berry, MD

The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) is providing speaker support materials for use in talks, presentations, and lectures. There are two PowerPoint slide presentations that feature 2014 AJRR Annual Report findings and figures:   AJRR 2014 Annual Report – This slideshow contains all the tables and figures included in the report. Please cite AJRR as the reference. Daniel… Read More

AJRR Launches Patient-reported Outcome Platform

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The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) launched its Level III patient-reported outcome (PRO) platform at the 25th AAHKS Annual Meeting. AJRR now provides participating hospitals with the ability to submit Level III PRO data. AJRR developed the PRO platform within their Demand Reporting & Electronic Dashboard system. Clinical staff can access patient data while having the ability to manage… Read More

Arthroplasty Today Named as Official Journal of AJRR

As Editor-in-Chief, Brian J. McGrory, MD prepares for the next issue of Arthroplasty Today, he would like to announce that the AAHKS open-access journal has been named the official journal of the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR). In this collaboration, Dr. McGrory plans to publish an original research article using AJRR data each year. “The AJRR looks to… Read More