AJRR Offers Pathway to Advanced Joint Commission Certification

The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) is the sole pathway to achieve The Joint Commission’s registry requirement for Total Hip and Knee Surgery Advanced Certification. Updated in 2020, the AJRR data specifications include data elements for the Advanced...

AJRR Surpasses 2M Procedures

The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ Registry Program announced that it surpassed its two millionth hip and knee procedure with the input of data from Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. David D. Lewallen, MD,...

AJRR Collecting COVID-19 Data

Effective immediately, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ (AAOS) Registry Program is collecting COVID-19 data through the capture of the ICD-10 code for COVID-19 confirmed diagnosis: U07.1. The new code is enabled across each of the AAOS registries,...

Case Study: Decreasing Complications using AJRR Data

The July issue of AAOS Now features a case study by Mark A. Snyder, MD, about how TriHealth Good Samaritan Hospital (GSH) in Cincinnati has decreased complications using AJRR data, evidence-based medicine and integrated clinical pathways (ICP). According to the study,...

AJRR Steering Committee Meets

AAHKS leaders were among the key collaborators in the American Joint Replacement Registry’s (AJRR) Steering Committee meeting today at the AAOS Headquarters. Kevin J. Bozic, MD, MBA, Chair, Bryan D. Springer, MD, Vice Chair, Scott M. Sporer, MD, Secretary, Daniel J....
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