AJRR in the News

AJRR Launces Web Portal for CMS Reporting

The American Joint Replacement Registry recently announced the launch of a web-based portal for participating surgeons to report CMS Physician Quality Reporting System program data.

Continue Reading

Two San Diego Hospitals Among Worst for Deaths of Hip Fracture Patients


With hip and knee surgeries growing across the country, measuring quality of care — especially survival — is increasingly important.

Continue Reading

AJRR and CJRR Merge


The profession of orthopaedics is constantly moving forward.

Continue Reading

Collecting Patient Reported Outcomes: Lessons from the California Joint Replacement Registry

While patient-reported outcomes (PROs) have long been used for research, recent technology advancements make it easier to collect patient feedback and use it for patient care.

Continue Reading

AJRR and CJRR Announce Affiliation

The California Joint Replacement Registry (CJRR), founded and primarily funded by the California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF), and the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) announced the transfer of CJRR to AJRR.

Continue Reading

AJRR Acquires CJRR in New Affiliation Agreement

The American Joint Replacement Registry recently announced an affiliation agreement with the California Joint Replacement Registry.

Continue Reading

Take Intraoperative Steps to Reduce Joint Infection Risk


With an increasing number of total knee arthroplasty and total hip arthroplasty procedures being performed in the United States, the rate of failure has also increased. In its annual report, the American Joint Replacement Registry listed infection as a leading cause of TKA and THA revisions from 2012 to 2016. Research has also shown failures due to periprosthetic joint infection are expected to increase at an annual rate of between 38,000 cases and 270,000 cases by the year 2030.

Continue Reading

Lee v. Padgett: Ceramic-Ceramic Bearings in Patients 60 Assures Longevity


This week’s Orthopaedic Crossfire® debate was part of the 33rd Annual Current Concepts in Joint Replacement® (CCJR®), Winter meeting, which took place in Orlando. This week’s topic is “Ceramic-Ceramic Bearings in Patients <60 Assures Longevity.” For is Gwo-Chin Lee, M.D., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Opposing is Douglas E. Padgett, M.D., Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York. Moderating is Thomas S. Thornhill, M.D., Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

Continue Reading

The Register

Sign Up for AJRR's Particpant E-newsletter Registry Insider

Subscribe

#4: 2017 Annual Report

2017 Annual Report Cover

Download

AJRR 2017 Annual Report Figures PowerPoint

AJRR Logo

The Register

Sign Up for AJRR's Particpant E-newsletter Registry Insider

Subscribe

#4: 2017 Annual Report

2017 Annual Report Cover

Download

AJRR 2017 Annual Report Figures PowerPoint