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AAOS Registry Program Looks Back at Another Year of Progress

Feb 3, 2021 7:00:00 AM

This article first appeared in the January issue of AAOS Now, the monthly news magazine of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).

2020 was a year like no other, with the healthcare system completely upended along with the rest of society by COVID-19. But for the AAOS Registry Program, it was nonetheless a year of growth and accomplishment.

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Topics: Registry Participation, Shoulder and Elbow, Musculoskeletal Tumor, Spine, Fracture and Trauma, Hip and Knee

NuVasive Becomes First Industry Sponsor of the American Spine Registry to Improve Future of Spine Surgery Through Data-Driven Outcomes

Aug 5, 2020 12:00:00 PM

NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), a leader in spine technology innovation, focused on transforming spine surgery with minimally disruptive, procedurally integrated solutions, and the American Spine Registry (ASR), a national quality improvement registry for spine care, announced that they have entered into a multi-year sponsorship to improve the future of spine surgery through data-driven outcomes. ASR is a collaboration between the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and this arrangement with NuVasive marks the first-of-its-kind for the ASR, providing industry support to expand its data collection platform.

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Topics: Spine

American Spine Registry Goes Live

Mar 26, 2020 12:00:00 PM

This article was originally published in the January 2020 issue of AAOS Now, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) monthly news magazine. The article has been updated to reflect current events. 

The American Spine Registry (ASR), a partnership between the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and the Academy, represents a collaboration to enhance and improve the quality of spine care by providing all US-based spine surgeons with access to a shared data-collection program.

The partnership leverages the data-science capabilities of AANS and its longstanding Quality Outcomes Database (QOD) with the operational expertise of the AAOS Registry Program.

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Topics: Spine

A Message for Our Readers

This blog was created by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Registry Program as part of our commitment to improve orthopaedic care through the collection, analysis, and reporting of actionable data. Our purpose is to communicate with others in the orthopaedic field who share the same commitment. Watch for news alerts, quick tips, actionable checklists, best practices, and research findings posted to this blog. Whether you are a participating site in one or more AAOS Registry or thinking about joining the Registry Program, this blog will provide current and ongoing Registry updates and decision support.

The more interactive you are, the greater the value shared. Visit us at www.aaos.org/registries or speak with a Registry Engagement Associate at 847-292-0530.


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