American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Advocacy, Education, Research


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


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

How Will ICD-10 Impact Registry Data Submission?

On Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. CST, the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) will be hosting a webinar on the upcoming ICD-10 transition and how it will impact the data submission process to the Registry. Information regarding UDI implementation will also be discussed. Then, on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. CST,… Read More

New AJRR Website Includes Searchable Map

The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) has launched a new website that improves usability for its surgeon, hospital and patient audiences. The website features an interactive map of more than 500 hospitals participating in the Registry, a Risk Calculator, the AJRR Annual Report, and much more. Visitors can access information about the User Group and register for events… Read More

Board Sets New Three-year Strategy


In their meeting last weekend in Rosemont, Illinois, the AAHKS Board of Directors and committee chairs worked together to create a new strategic plan that identifies the association’s priorities for the next three years. The new plan, which will be formally adopted by the Board at an upcoming meeting, places great emphasis on the Association’s advocacy and education… Read More

AJRR Offers PQRS 101 Webinar

On Tuesday, July 28, from Noon – 1:00 p.m. CDT, AJRR will partner with CECity to host a webinar on the new qualified clinical data registry reporting method for PQRS. The webinar will review the difference between a Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) and a Qualified Registry (QR) and how to use a QCDR to receive a 2015… Read More

AJRR Presents at International Congress of Arthroplasty Registries

The Swedish Knee Arthroplasty Register and the Swedish Hip Arthroplasty Register sponsored the 4th International Congress of Arthroplasty Registries last week in Gothenburg, Sweden. Domestic and international registry representatives presented on hip and knee arthroplasty in addition to shoulder and trauma issues. The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), Function and Outcomes Research for Comparative Effectiveness in Total Joint Replacement (FORCE-TJR),… Read More

AJRR Signs 500th Hospital

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… Read More

AJRR and CJRR Announce Affiliation

The California Joint Replacement Registry (CJRR), founded and primarily funded by the California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF), and the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) announced the transfer of CJRR to AJRR. CJRR will be solely owned and managed by AJRR. CHCF will provide a restricted grant to CJRR to aid AJRR in the transition process and to support CJRR’s… Read More