a

AJRR reaches new milestone with 500k+ procedures in system: 4 things to know Featured

Written by  Mary Rechtoris | Friday, 26 August 2016 00:00
Social sharing

The American Joint Replacement Registry has more than 500,000 hip and knee replacement procedures in its system.

Here are four things to know:

 

1. Nonprofit AJJR works to improve patient outcomes through collecting data on primary and revision hip and knee replacement procedures.

 

2. The organization set a goal of having 90 percent of hip and knee replacement procedures performed in the United States in its systems.

 

3. Each week, AJRR adds 4,000 new procedures, on average.

 

4. More than 790 hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and private practice groups participate in its system.

 

More device news:
Medtronic Q1 profits hit $929M, revenue down 1% to $7.1B: 8 things to know
42 spine, orthopedic devices receive FDA 510(k) clearances in July 2016
Robotics is here to stay — Drs. Kornelis Poelstra & Dennis Devito on working with Mazor technology

© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2017. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies here.

Top 40 Articles from the Past 6 Months