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Join Us at the 2019 AAOS Annual Meeting in Las Vegas!

Feb 14, 2019 11:58:43 AM

Discover the AAOS Registry Program: New Registries, Research Opportunities, RegistryInsights Capabilities

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The 2019 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting, March 12-16, in Las Vegas, provides attendees with outstanding orthopaedic education (33 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits), networking, product introduction, and technology innovation all under one roof. The “Your Academy 2019” session on Thursday, March 14, at 10:30 a.m. offers the opportunity to hear AAOS leadership, including an incoming Presidential Address from Kristy L. Weber, MD. Read more in the 2019 Annual Meeting Program.

For those attendees that are also AAOS Registry Program participants, or thinking about participating, tailored offerings have been developed to meet your needs. These special offerings include presentations by registry experts, case studies by subscribers, poster submissions, access to knowledgeable Registry staff, the AAOS Registry Program Resource Center Booth, the User Group Network (Unet) Luncheon Meeting, and more.


Map Your Meeting Itinerary Around Your Registry Needs

(Location: Venetian/Sands Expo)


  • Tuesday 3/12, 2:42 p.m., Room 4401

    Paper Presentation: Adult Reconstruction Hip l (136-150), National Trends in Treatment of Femoral Neck Fracture from the American Joint Replacement Registry. Presenter: Bryan D. Springer, MD

  • Thursday 3/14, 3:24 p.m., Room 4401

    Paper Presentation: Adult Reconstruction Knee VI (589-603, 877), An Early Look at Patient-Reported Outcome Data from the American Joint Replacement Registry. Presenter: Kevin J. Bozic MD, MBA
  • Friday 3/15, 9:54 a.m., Palazzo Ballroom J

    Paper Presentation: Adult Reconstruction Hip VI (694-708, 878), Perioperative periprosthetic femur fractures are strongly correlated with fixation method: An Analysis from the American Joint Replacement Registry. Presenter: Bryan D. Springer, MD


Poster Session:

  • Tuesday 3/12, 7:00 am-6:00 pm, Academy Hall, Venetian Ballroom

    Adult Reconstruction Knee Poster Session l, Classification: Adult Reconstruction Knee. P0130 PROMS Physical Function Computerized Adaptive Tests Correlates with KOOS-JR in Patients with Knee Pain.

    Co-authors: Andrea Leyton- Manage, BA; Joost Kortlever, MD; Mark Keulen, MD, Tiffany Liu; Stein Jasper Janssen, MD; Kevin Bozic, MD, MBA; W. Schultz, MD; Karl Koenig, MD


AAOS Registry Program Resource Center Booth:

  • Tuesday 3/12 – Friday 3/15, 7:00 am-6:00 pm, Resource Center in Academy Hall, Venetian Ballroom
    • Secure your copy of the AJRR 2018 Annual Report
    • Learn about new anatomical registries across the AAOS Registry Program
    • Watch an AAOS RegistryInsights demo including new Surgeon Dashboards
    • Secure copies of the AAOS Registry Program Getting Started Guide and the Patient-reported Outcome Measures Guide
    • Learn about the AAOS Registry Analytics Institute and its application cycle
    • Explore new collaborations: The Joint Commission Advanced Certification sole-pathway, the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery's Maintenance of Certification requirement fulfillment via Surgeon Dashboards
    • Attend the on-floor Registry 101 presentations at Center Stage
    • Get all your questions answered by knowledgeable AAOS Registry Program staff and more


AAOS Registry Program User Group Network (Unet) Meeting:

  • Wednesday 3/13, 11:30 am-1:30 pm Pacific Time, Room 907, Venetian/Sands Expo
    • Complimentary Luncheon and User Group Meeting for AAOS Registry Program participants (or those interested in joining an AAOS registry). Advance registration is required.
    • Registry Program Current Features and Roadmap presentation
    • Conversation with Kevin Bozic, MD, MBA, AJRR Steering Committee Chair, How Utilizing Registry Data Can Improve Practice
    • Panel Discussion with current Registry participants
    • Conversation with Nate Glusenkamp, BA, AAOS Chief Quality & Registries Officer, Latest News on the AAOS Registry Program
    • Q & A
    • Users not attending the meeting can dial-in and listen through the online webinar link
    • Register today!


Register Now, See You in Las Vegas!

Join us. Register for the AAOS Annual Meeting at www.aaos.org/mymeeting. 



For information about the AAOS RegistryInsights platform, speak with a Registry Engagement Associate at (847) 292-0530 or Request A Demo today!


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A Message for Our Readers

This blog was created by the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), part of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Registry Program. The blog is part of our commitment to improve orthopaedic care through the collection, analysis, and reporting of actionable hip and knee arthroplasty data. Our purpose is to communicate with others in the orthopaedic field who share the same commitment. Watch for weekly news alerts, quick tips, actionable checklists, best practices, and research findings posted to this blog. It will be information you can use each week!

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Data Snapshot

Did you know? Hospitals described by AHA as major or minor teaching facilities make up nearly 52% of the hospitals submitting data to AJRR but are only 38% of the hospitals in the overall AHA profile. These major and minor teaching hospitals accounted for 67.4% of the procedures submitted to AJRR in 2017, while the non-teaching community hospitals (representing 41.9% of the hospitals submitting) accounted for 29% of the procedures.

Read more in the AJRR 2018 Annual Report.

Figure 4 from the AJRR 2018 Annual Report 


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This Week’s References

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

With more than 38,000 members, the AAOS is the world’s largest medical association of musculoskeletal specialists. The AAOS provides educational programs for orthopaedic surgeons and allied health professionals, champions and advances the highest quality musculoskeletal care for patients and is the authoritative source of information on bone and joint conditions, treatments and related issues.

2019 AAOS Annual Meeting 

Join us in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 12-16, 2019, and join the conversation by using #AAOS2019 on social media. Follow AAOS Members on Twitter and Facebook for meeting updates and Registry news in real-time. Attend an earn a maximum of 33 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Read more in the Annual Meeting Program.

AAOS Registry Program 

The mission of the AAOS Registry Program is to improve orthopaedic care through the collection, analysis, and reporting of actionable data. The Program's vision goes beyond hips and knees to include additional anatomic registries like the Shoulder & Elbow Registry (SER). Beginning with the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), the AAOS Registry Program is managed by AAOS as a multi-stakeholder participation model. Stakeholders include representatives from the orthopaedic surgeon community, device manufacturers, hospitals, private payers, and the public.




AAOS RegistryInsights™

As a health care provider of orthopaedic services, you can access information about joining the AAOS Registry Program and RegistryInsights by visiting www.aaos.org/ajrr or speaking with a Registry Engagement Associate at (847) 292-0530.  New Call-to-action

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