A diverse stakeholder group from the orthopaedic profession, industry, and insurance rounds out the national registry
Rosemont, Ill. – March 23, 2014 – The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) announced today its latest member of the 2015 Board of Directors. With the addition of Brian S. Parsley, MD, the AJRR 2015 Board of Directors is complete. The Board improves the quality, outcomes, and costs-effectiveness of total joint replacement outcome through the Registry and is responsible for governing the AJRR by making policy decisions and overseeing operations. As a multi-stakeholder group, the AJRR Board is reflected in its structure and is comprised of members representing AJRR, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), The Hip Society, The Knee Society, industry, payers, and the public.
Tools to Align Physician Quality Reporting and Registry Participation
Rosemont, Ill. – January 20, 2015 – The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), the nation’s largest orthopaedic registry, has launched a web portal whereby its participating surgeons can report to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) program. AJRR is one of 41 organizations in the US designated as a Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) by CMS to provide expanded, comprehensive medical procedure outcome information, including patient safety data. PQRS requirements can be completed based on satisfactory participation with AJRR. The website can be accessed at www.medconcert.com/.
Rosemont, Ill. – November 7, 2014 – The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), a multi-stakeholder, not-for-profit organization that optimizes patient outcomes through collection of data on all primary and revision hip and knee replacement procedures in the US, today released its 2013 Annual Report on Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Data at the 2014 American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) Annual Meeting. This annual report is the first released by AJRR.