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– Is your hospital contemplating joining a registry but you don’t know where to begin?
– Do the acronyms CJR, QCDR, and PROMs cause you angst?
– Have you heard that registry participation can count towards quality programs but you don’t understand the connection?
– Are you a surgeon needing a registry to meet Meaningful Use requirements?
– Are you in one of the 67 geographical areas mandated by the CMS’s Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) program?
– Is your hospital considering a patient-reported outcome measure (PROMs) program and you want to know more about what that entails?
If so, the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) will walk you through everything you need to know about participating in a registry. This session will focus on best practices from over 4,500 surgeons and 675+ hospitals who have successfully implemented and engaged with the data from over 400,000 hip and knee replacement procedures. AJRR will help you to debunk the myth that submitting private health information is complicated, time consuming, and that it takes hundreds of man-hours to participate in a registry.
You’ll also learn how:
• Registry participation can support mandated quality programs – including Meaningful Use, CJR, and PQRS
• To implementing a PROM system in your hospital – what to look out for when starting and helpful tips from current users on what they have learned
• Not all data elements are mandatory – what are the different levels, what does the national registry require, and what is optional
About the Speakers:
Joe Greene is currently the Program Manager of Outreach and Development for the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation. In this role, Joe coordinates business and philanthropic development activities for the UW Hospital department and University of Wisconsin Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation. He represents the needs of all orthopedic subspecialties and has worked for the UW since 1991 when he initiated his career there as an athletic trainer and clinician. He has worked in management and administration across the Department since 1997.
In addition to his role with the UW Hospital, Joe also is the CEO and Owner of OrthoVise. OrthoVise is an Orthopedic advisory firm that assists orthopedic practices of all types with operational and business development needs. His experiences have allowed him and his advisors the opportunity to consult formally with orthopedic practices since 2010. He has particular areas of interest that include Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Program Business Development, Service Line Development, Health Information Technology and EMR Operational Optimization for Orthopedics, Innovative Service Delivery Implementation, Smart Staffing, and Workflow Enhancement.
Joe will be joined by AJRR staff who are experts in guiding individual surgeons and hospital orthopaedic service line directors through the process.