Why Have a Joint Registry?

1) Reduce Complications and Revision Rates

2) Monitor and Support Implant Recalls and/or Advisory Notices

3) Improved Orthopaedic Patient Care

When hospitals and surgeons actively utilize the knowledge gained from the data – it is the patients who benefit the most.

A Growing Network

Number of hip and knee replacement procedures tracked:

200000 and counting...

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794 hospitals participating.

 

5,465 Surgeons

50 States Represented

 

By the Numbers...

Hip and knee implants account for more than 85% of the joint reconstruction and replacement market.

More than 7 million Americans have had a knee or hip replacement surgery.

Joint registries demonstrate up to a 50% reduction in revision rates after registry initiation and identification of best practices.

If U.S. revision rates were cut by just 2%, Medicare could save more than $65 million.

  • Steward Good Samaritan Medical Center

    Steward Good Samaritan Medical Center

    Brockton, MA

    Participant Since 2015

  • Flagstaff Medical Center

    Flagstaff Medical Center

    Flagstaff, AZ

    Participant Since 2015

  • Twin Cities Orthopedics - Two Twelve Surgery Center

    Twin Cities Orthopedics - Two Twelve Surgery Center

    Chaska, MN

    Participant Since 2015

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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)
The Hip Society
The Knee Society
DJO Global
DePuy Synthes
Exactech, Inc.
MicroPort
Smith & Nephew
Stryker
Zimmer Biomet

 

News

AJRR Reaches a Half Million Procedures

The National Registry continues to grow to help physicians improve patient outcomes

Rosemont, Ill. – August 24, 2016 – The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), a multi-stakeholder, not-for-profit organization that optimizes patient outcomes through the collection of data on primary and revision hip and knee replacement procedures throughout the US now houses over 500,000 procedures within its system. This milestone brings the AJRR closer to its goal of collecting 90% of all hip and knee replacement procedures performed in America.

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“AJRR has taken on a monumental task, and I believe they even surprise themselves when it comes to how successful they have been. It speaks to a well-conceived plan that is being effectively executed.”

Judy Casper, Clinical Data/Research Coordinator, Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital (MOSH)
Franklin, Wis.

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August 2016

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