2023 Year in Review: Quality & Practice Management

Quality & Practice Management Highlights

Town Hall with Key Leaders from AAOS, FDA, and Industry 

The AAOS/FDA Town Hall took place at the AAOS 2023 Annual Meeting, where a forum of AAOS, FDA, and Industry leaders addressed the topic of innovation in medical devices, products, and technology in orthopaedics. The panel emphasized the need for collaboration, innovation, and reliable data to improve patient outcomes and shape the future of the field.  

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PROMs in Practice Resources Launched 

AAOS has developed a portfolio of tools and resources as part of its “PROMs in Practice” initiative. This initiative aims to raise awareness and understanding of PROMs usage at the point of care, offer solutions to enhance access to technological solutions, and advocate for improved legislative and payer support on behalf of you and your patients.  

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The AAOS Member Advantage Program Launches New Offers for Members 

The Member Advantage Program continues to expand to offer you a wide variety of discounts and savings. You can now save on rental cars with Avis and Budget with your AAOS Membership. 

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A Two-Part Virtual Course Presented by AAOS, AAOE, and IAOS, Took Place to Provide Education on Practice Management 

Members got the opportunity to participate in a brand-new Practice Management course in the fall. Renowned faculty joined together to provide an interactive experience diving deep into Practice Management, and practical solutions that drive success.  


Three-Part Virtual Course Provides New, Updated Content on Value-Based Care 

Members were able to register for a new virtual course and engage with faculty to better understand Patient Reported Outcomes Measures (PROMs), the new CMS rule, Bundled Payments 101, and more. You can look forward to seeing a recording of this course on Courses OnDemand in the near future! 


AAOS Registry Program Publishes Annual Reports and Facts Sheets 

The AAOS Registry Program has released the 2023 American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) Annual Report, the 2023 Shoulder & Elbow Registry (SER) Annual Report, the inaugural 2023 Fracture & Trauma Registry (FTR) Fact Sheet, the Musculoskeletal Tumor Registry (MsTR) 2023 Fact Sheet, and the American Spine Registry (ASR) 2023 Fact Sheet.  

Learn more about today’s U.S. orthopaedic patterns and trends 


A Hub for Everything Practice Management, Coding & Reimbursement Launched! 

Now you can count on this hub and a quarterly newsletter to stay in the loop with educational opportunities, news, resources, and tools on everything Practice Management. 

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Biologics Symposium at AOSSM 

AAOS leaders presented cutting-edge thought leadership and leading applications on biologics at the AOSSM Annual Meeting. The Symposium takes a look at the next generation of Orthobiologics that will be available to clinicians in the coming year.  

Access the 2023 Biologics Symposium OnDemand