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The American Joint Replacement Registry board of directors named three surgeons to leadership positions, according to an AAOS Now report.
A new study published in the Journal of Arthroplasty found that compliance with joint replacement registries at individual hospitals was low, even when the hospital employed a relatively simple reporting mechanism.
Published in Practice Management
Royal Oak, Mich.-based Beaumont Hospital recently received a gift from the Sidney and Madeline Forbes family to purchase Ortech, a computer-based system for gathering data about orthopedic procedures, according to a hospital news release.
After only a few months of submitting data, hospitals involved in the American Joint Replacement Registry program have compiled data from 3,600 primary and revision joint replacements, according to an AAOS Now report.