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CMS Designates the AAOS Orthopaedic Quality Resource Center a QCDR for 2018


As it embarks on registry expansion and integration with the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), AAOS remains dedicated to improving the quality of musculoskeletal care that orthopaedic surgeons can deliver. Within this mission, the AJRR, the national hip and knee registry, has maintained a U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)–approved qualified clinical data registry (QCDR) since 2014. Now known as the AAOS Orthopaedic Quality Resource Center, this unit has been designated by CMS as a QCDR for 2018.

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AAOS Orthopedic Quality Resource Center Achieves QCDR Designation — 9 Notes


CMS approved the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Orthopaedic Quality Resource Center as a qualified clinical data registry for 2018. Here are nine notes:

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Speaker: ResDAC Data to Take AJRR to the Next Level


KOLOA, Hawaii – Among the 2018 plans for the American Joint Replacement Registry is to increase the breadth of data collection to include more physicians, procedures, hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers, said a presenter at Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2018.

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Mobile Health and Patient Outcomes




Healthcare professionals, scientists and pharmaceutical companies’ understanding of the daily impact of disease and treatment on a person’s life are not always as good as they could be. Historically the focus has been on clinical outcomes, with an assumption that this naturally aligns with the outcomes from a patient’s perspective. Unfortunately, they are not always aligned at all.

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Infection Burden Increases Over 6 Years in THA, TKA




Results from this study demonstrated the infection burden for total hip arthroplasty and total knee arthroplasty increased over 6 years among international arthroplasty registries.

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Facilitating the Development of Implant Survivorship Curves


With over one million hip and knee procedures now in its database, the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) is making great strides toward becoming the most comprehensive source of orthopedic outcomes data in the U.S.

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AJRR Releases New Data Specifications for Patient Risk Factors


The American Joint Replacement Registry has released new data specifications, known as Level II, that allow for health care institutions to collect and report on patient risk factors, comorbidities and complications data.

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AJRR Launches Patient Risk Factor Data for Hip, Knee Replacements


The American Joint Replacement Registry released new specifications concerning collecting data on hip and knee replacement patients.

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