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:
AJRR 2017 Data Specifications Webinar
AJRR staff will be hosting webinars about the new 2017 Data Specifications. Some of the topics that will be covered during the webinars include the changes to the file layout, Level I, II, and III data element updates, and an overview of the Data Specification Toolkit. There will be time for a Q & A session at the end.
This is a great webinar to attend for both current participants and institutions interested in joining, as all existing AJRR participants will have until December 31, 2017 to comply with the revised data specifications.
Register for one of our sessions below:
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 the new dashboards will be provided.
This webinar is held monthly and lasts 30-40 minutes. Register for one of our sessions below:
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
Amkai Solutions User Group Meeting
Amkai Solutions is hosting their User Group Meeting March 19-21, 2017 in Atlanta, GA.
AJRR Executive Director Jeffrey P. Knezovich is speaking at 1:15 on Monday, March 20th about the benefits of Registry participation.
For more information visit here.
2017 Spring Musculoskeletal Leadership Summit
AJRR's Executive Director Jeffrey P. Knezovich will be presenting at Wellbe's 2017 Spring Musculoskeletal Leadership Summit on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 8:00 AM - Friday, March 31, 2017 at 12:30 PM (EDT) in Orlando, FL
AJRR is providing a discount for its participants. Just use code "AJRR100" at time of registration.
More details can be found 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.
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.
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.
For more details on the 2017 AAOS Annual Meeting, click here.
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.