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AJRR Speaker Support Materials

We are happy to provide speaker support materials for use in
your talks, presentations, and lectures as it pertains to the facts and figures
resulted from the American Joint Replacement Registry.

Below are PowerPoint presentations of all the tables and figures
included in the Annual Reports. Please cite the AJRR as the reference.

AJRR 2016 Annual Report PowerPoint

AJRR 2014 Annual Report PowerPoint 

drBerry AAHKS 2015Did you like a presentation you saw and would like to have a
copy? Pick up the slides here:

Dr. Dan Berry’s AAHKS 2015 Presentation on the Annual Report findings

Expert Profiles

If you're looking to speak with individuals who can provide expert perspectives and updates on Registry development, implementation, and/or analytics, we can arrange it for you. View any of the names below and contact our media team to arrange an interview with one of these experts. If you're interested in speaking with someone who isn't on this list, contact us and we'll be happy to help you.

 

AJRR Press Releases

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National Registry and Surgery Centers Collaborate to Affirm Quality

AJRR and ASCA partner to validate the effectiveness of outpatient surgery centers

Rosemont, Ill. - March 7, 2017 - The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) and the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (ASCA) announce they have entered into a collaborative relationship to encourage ASCA-member ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) to register in the AJRR. 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 ASCs for these procedures.

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Orthopaedic Registry Reaches One Millionth Procedure Milestone

AJRR's data collection helps providers improve patient care

Rosemont, Ill. - March 14, 2017 - The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), the National Registry for the collection of hip and knee replacement data, has reached the one millionth hip and knee procedure milestone. This increased volume of data will lead to a more comprehensive look at joint replacement surgeries in America, and will aid hospital staff and patients in making better health care decisions.

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Registry Platform Drives Quality with Patient Risk Factor Data

AJRR participants can now submit Level II data

Rosemont, Ill. - March 14, 2017 - The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), the Registry for the collection of hip and knee replacement data, has released new data specifications that allow for health care institutions to collect and report on patient risk factors, comorbidities, and complications data. This data is known as Level II, and is either required or recommended by several federal and state quality initiatives. The addition of Level II completes our dataset, and gives Registry participants risk adjusted data that they can use to determine survivorship curves.

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Registry Participation Makes it Easier for Reimbursement Authorization

Blue Shield of California is the First Insurer to Offer this Benefit

Rosemont, Ill. – November 11, 2016 – The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) is pleased to announce that effective the first quarter of 2017, it is expected that Blue Shield of California's providers that are participants in the Registry will automatically receive authorization for their patients' hip or knee replacement procedures.

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AJRR Media Contacts

We are pleased to offer writers, reporters, and editors a variety of resources to assist with your efforts to gather the facts and obtain expert opinions about our hip and knee joint replacement Registry.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Lori Boukas, Director of Marketing & Communications

(847) 430-5043 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Erik Michalesko, Marketing & Communications Specialist

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