Guest Blog: A Patient Perspective on Joint Replacement Surgery

Effective July 1, 2019: AJRR Chosen as Sole Pathway to Meet Advanced THKR Certification Registry Requirement

American Joint Replacement Registry Releases 2018 Annual Report

Milestone: Academy Launches Shoulder & Elbow Registry

See You at the 2018 AAHKS Annual Meeting!

AAOS and The Joint Commission Collaborate on THKR Quality Improvement

Public Advisory Board Charter Expands From AJRR to AAOS Registry Program

Patient Safety: ISAR and Industry Partner With AAOS to Deliver International Prostheses Library (IPL)

Guest Blog: ASCA, AJRR, and the Orthopaedic Surgery Market

The Virginia Joint Registry Collaborates With AAOS and AJRR

MountainView Regional Medical Center Leverages Registry Data to Earn Joint Commission's Gold Seal

Taking AJRR's Nationally Representative Measure

AJRR Collaborates With State Registries in a Variety of Ways

About the AAOS Registry Program

TriHealth Good Samaritan Hospital: Registry, EBM, and ICPs

AJRR Announces Top 5 Blogs

EHR and Registry Interoperability

June Is National Safety Month, Registries Maintain Continuous Safety Focus

Providence St. Joseph Health: Surgeons Unify Registry Structure

AJRR Public Advisory Board Is the Voice of the Patient

NAON Incorporates Registry Education at Their 38th Annual Congress

AAOS Brings You the ISAR Symposium

AJRR Data Collection: New Specs Release, Annual Reset, Ongoing Goals

Early Linked THA and TKA Revisions Tied to Higher Infection Risks

National Trends in the Treatment of Femoral Neck Fracture

What It Takes to Onboard With AJRR in <60 Days

AJRR Study Yields Insights Into Tracking TJR Revisions

AJRR Unet Value Equation: Benchmarks, Shared Experience, Best Practice

Are My Patients Sicker Than Yours?

Qualified Clinical Data Registries: Helping Orthopaedic Surgeons Document Payment Adjustments Under MIPS

Interested in Cutting-Edge Registry Topics? Check Out These Speakers at the AAOS Annual Meeting!

New THA and TKA Surgical Insights From the AJRR 2017 Annual Report

Educate Patients Using These Outstanding Joint and Bone Health Resources

AJRR Monitors and Measures Outcomes Relevant to Joint Commission Orthopaedic Certification Programs

PRO Data Interpretation: 5 Analytic Resources and Tools to Consider

PRO Data Collection and Reporting: 5 Workflow Features to Implement

Monitoring PRO Quality Measures: 5 Government Initiatives to Watch

Starting a Goal-Driven Patient-Reported Outcomes Program: 5 Steps to Launch

A Message for Our Readers

This blog was created by the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), part of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Registry Program. The blog is part of our commitment to improve orthopaedic care through the collection, analysis, and reporting of actionable hip and knee arthroplasty data. Our purpose is to communicate with others in the orthopaedic field who share the same commitment. Watch for weekly news alerts, quick tips, actionable checklists, best practices, and research findings posted to this blog. It will be information you can use each week!

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This blog shares health care information from a variety of independent expert sources. Some sources offer opinions that may be of interest to other professionals facing similar challenges. Our approach helps ensure diverse, well-rounded presentation of important, often complex health care content. Shared content does not necessarily represent AJRR or AAOS findings and practices.