2021 Year in Review: Quality & Practice Management

Quality & Practice Management Highlights

Board Of Directors Approved Update To 2013 CPG For The Management Of Osteoarthritis Of The Knee

This guideline provided updates to the entire scope of the previous edition and contained a total of 29 non-arthroplasty treatment recommendations.
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Board Of Directors Approved Update To 2014 CPG For The Management Of Hip Fractures

This CPG provided updates to over 80% of the prior guideline’s recommendations. Most notably, the recommendation on surgical timing was changed to favor surgery within 24-48 of admission.
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Board Of Directors Approved New AUC For The Treatment Of Distal Radius Fractures

AUC’s provide clinicians the appropriateness of treatments for a specified condition. Treatment scenarios for this AUC stem from the updated Management of Distal Radius Fractures CPG.
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AAOS Developed The Governance Diversity Report

As part of the selection metric of the AAOS Diversity Dashboard, the Diversity Report identifies a baseline and establishes a goal for increasing diversity among AAOS' board and volunteer structure. 
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AAOS Member Advantage Program Welcomed Eight New Program Participants

The program welcomed eight new participants adding more offerings to members for financial services, sanction screening software, office supplies and much more!
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AAOS Registry Program Released Several Data Reports

The reports include the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) 2020 Annual Report Supplement, the AAOS Shoulder & Elbow Registry (SER) 2020 Annual Report, the AAOS Musculoskeletal Tumor Registry (MsTR) 2021 Annual Report Preview, and the AJRR 2021 Annual Report. 
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The Joint Commission Launched Advanced Certification In Spine Surgery

This program elevates your site for improved patient care. Learn more about the details and how active participation in the American Spine Registry is a requirement.
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AAOS Career Center Launched Two Virtual Career Fairs

The AAOS Career Center launched two successful Virtual Career Fairs in 2021 to help Members connect live with numerous healthcare organizations and explore exciting career opportunities. Visit the AAOS Career Center today to discover even more available jobs, career resources, and more.
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