Patient safety is critical in the care and practice of orthopaedics. The AAOS seeks to improve clinical decision-making and clinician-patient discussions perioperatively by providing education, resources, and through advocacy efforts. The AAOS serves its membership and the public by monitoring healthcare safety issues and programs as they relate to orthopaedic surgery, care, and practice.
AAOS Device Recall Dashboard Now Live
Provides timely recall information to help deliver quality patient care and protect the well-being of patients.
AAOS develops checklists in an effort to improve clinician decision-making and clinician-patient discussion.