AJRR Press Releases
Year-long effort includes six pilot sites at major U.S. academic centers
ROSEMONT, Ill. (February 6, 2019)—The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) - in collaboration with the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society (MSTS) - announced the launch of a Musculoskeletal Tumor (MsT) Registry feasibility pilot to begin capturing data on orthopaedic oncology, bone tumor procedures in a structured and scalable way. Six major U.S. academic centers will participate in this year-long program: Cleveland Clinic; Dartmouth College; Johns Hopkins University; The Ohio State University; Stanford University; and The University of Iowa.
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and The Joint Commission Collaborate to Help Further Standardize Care and Quality Improvement in Hip and Knee Replacement Surgeries
REVISED November 1, 2018: The AJRR will become the sole pathway for meeting The Joint Commission’ THKR certification registry requirement effective July 1, 2019.
ROSEMONT, Ill. (September 26, 2018)—The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has announced collaboration with The Joint Commission to incorporate AAOS clinical expertise into standards development and performance measurement requirements for Total Hip and Knee Replacement (THKR) Certification. The Joint Commission established the voluntary advanced certification in 2016 for accredited hospitals, critical access hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) seeking to elevate the quality, consistency and safety of their services and patient care.
Data shows continuity of hip and knee arthroplasty trends, and the value of more complete information for early survival analysis of primary arthroplasty
ROSEMONT, Ill. (November 2, 2018)—The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR)—the cornerstone of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ (AAOS) Registry Program—released its 2018 Annual Report on hip and knee arthroplasty patient outcomes. AJRR is the largest orthopaedic registry in the world based on annual procedures submitted, and the analysis provides insight into U.S. hip and knee arthroplasty practice. The Annual Report, released in conjunction with the first day of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons’ (AAHKS) 2018 Annual Meeting, includes findings from the 1,186,955 cumulative procedures performed between 2012 and 2017.
Mission to improve orthopaedic care through the collection, analysis, and reporting of actionable data
ROSEMONT, Ill. (October 24, 2018) — The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) announced the launch of its Shoulder and Elbow Registry (SER) to begin collecting data on total shoulder and elbow procedures in the United States. At launch, the SER will collect total shoulder arthroplasty procedures data. In 2019, the registry also will have the capability to capture rotator cuff repair and total elbow arthroplasty procedures data.