Events & Webinars

Events & Webinars

Are you looking for more information about enrollment and participation? Would you be interested in meeting face-to-face with one of our staff members? Take a look at some of our upcoming webinars and events to find what works best for you!

We offer introductory, demonstration, and quality webinars. We also exhibit and present at several Annual Meetings.

Learn more here:


Annual Meetings

AJRR Introductory Webinar

AJRR staff hosts introductory webinars for those who are interested in joining the Registry and would like a basic overview of what we offer. If your institution resides in one of the CJR metropolitan statistical areas, this webinar should be of special interest to you! A demonstration of our dashboards will be provided.

This webinar is held monthly and lasts 30-40 minutes. Register for one of our sessions below:

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Those looking to join the Registry and who have not signed the necessary contracts.

California Orthopaedic Association (COA) Annual Meeting

The California Orthopaedic Association (COA) will hold its 2017 Annual Meeting/QME Course from May 18-21, 2017 at the Omni La Costa Resort in Carlsbad, CA. Hundreds of orthopaedic surgeons, residents, and practice managers are expected to attend. The California Bones Society (C-Bones) Annual Meeting will be taking place at the resort at the same time too.

Several organizations including the AJRR will be exhibiting with booths during the meeting. Be sure to stop by the symposium "Data Collection and Reporting: How to Earn 70 QPP Points or More and be Rewarded" on Friday, May 19. AJRR Executive Director Jeffrey P. Knezovich will be speaking at 11:20 a.m. about qualified clinical data registries (QCDRs) and the additional benefits of registry reporting. You'll also receive CME hours in the double digits by attending the meeting.

Register for the COA Annual Meeting here.

American Surgery Center Association 2017 Annual Meeting

AJRR will have a booth at ASCA's 2017 Annual Meeting from May 3-6 at the Gayloard National Resort & Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Stop by booth 133 and see how Registry participation, and the data that will be complied, will be used to validate current efforts to reduce health care costs by moving total joint replacements to Medicare’s ASC-payable list and expanding the number of private payers that will reimburse surgery centers for these procedures.

Visit here for more information.

IDEAL Collaboration

IDEAL International Conference 2017 Research, Regulation, and Reimbursement in Surgery and Technologies

May 4 -5, 2017

New York Academy of Medicine

1216 5 th Avenue, New York, NY

AJRR's poster title was “Infrastructure Development of a US Registries Network for National Orthopedic Device Evaluation.” Click here to view it.

More information can be found here.

2017 National Clinical Registry Conference

2017 National Clinical Registry Conference co-produced by NQRN and CMSS

May 10-11, 2017

Westin O'Hare, Rosemont, IL

AJRR is providing a session in the Registries 101 Workshop

More information can be found here.

International Society of Arthroplasty Registers (ISAR) Annual Meeting

ISAR is a global consortium of joint replacement registries throughout the world. ISAR also provides support to registries like the AJRR. Their Annual Meeting serves as a venue in which surgeons and academics can present their research, ideas, and progress to each other.

The 6th International Congress of Arthroplasty Registries will be held in San Francisco, CA, May 20-22, 2017. Click here to learn more.

AJRR had three posters featured at the 2016 ISAR Annual Meeting. AAHKS had one and the California Joint Replacement Registry (CJRR) had four. Visit the links below to view each poster.

AJRR had two posters featured at the 2017 ISAR Annual Meeting. The Registry was given the award for "Best Poster Presentation" for their poster titled, "Infection Burden in Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty: an International Registry Based Perspective." Visit the links below to view the posters.

American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) Annual Meeting

The AAHKS Annual Meeting addresses a broad array of scientific topics such as implant design, outcomes, surgical techniques, and complications of primary and revision total joint arthroplasty (TJA). Their Annual Meeting also addresses the latest socioeconomic issues in health care. Courses are offered for residents, non-physician team members, and hospital administrators who plan on attending. We have an exhibit where you can stop by to learn more. We also conduct a session and release our findings from our Annual Report at this meeting.

The 2017 AAHKS Annual Meeting will be held November 2-5, 2017 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas. Watch the AAHKS website for more information.

AJRR is AAHKS' official Registry, so please stop by our booth and say hello!

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting

Each year, we attend the AAOS Annual Meeting. At this meeting, we have a booth where staff provides demonstrations of the AJRR dashboards as well as meet with individuals who are interested in participation and would like to learn more about the Registry. We also hold a session and/or present scientific findings during the meeting. Our annual in-person User Group Network (Unet) meeting is held during this time too.

The 2017 AAOS Annual Meeting took place in San Diego, CA from March 14-18, 2017. AJRR had a booth at this meeting and hosted an in-person Unet meeting on March 15 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in the Catalina Room at the Marriott Marquis. 

The 2018 AAOS Annual Meeting is taking place from March 6-10, 2018 in New Orleans. For more details on the AAOS Annual Meeting, click here.

Dan Gold

Manager, Implementation Services

Mr. Gold oversees the configuration and implementation of the QCDR registries in the CECity MedConcert Platform.

Mr. Gold will provide participants with a live walk through of the QCDR from registration through completion.

Margaret Palumbo, MPH

Director Performance Programs, CECity

Ms. Palumbo oversees the implementation of Performance Improvement projects including those related to Quality Reporting, including PQRS and Meaningful Use. 

Ms. Palumbo will provide an overview of the value of the QCDR for continuous improvement activities.

Jessica Sarkis Safko

Manager Provider Products CECity

Ms. Safko Manages the product life cycle for CECity’s quality reporting solutions, including Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS).

Ms. Safko will provide an overview of CMS PQRS 2015 requirements with specific focus on utilizing QCDR’s to meet the requirements.

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