AJRR Surpasses Enrollment Goal

Growing registry receives data on approximately 2,000 procedures each week

Caryn D. Etkin, PhD, MPH, and Susan E. Hobson, MPH

Since it officially began operations in August 2011, the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) has made significant strides toward building the first comprehensive national hip and knee orthopaedic implant registry in the United States. As this issue went to print, the AJRR had enrolled 224 hospitals—far surpassing its goal of enrolling 180 hospitals by the end of 2013—and had accepted data on more than 65,000 hip and knee procedures.

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