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California Joint Replacement Registry Releases Patient-Reported Outcomes by Hospital

The California Joint Replacement Registry (CJRR) yesterday released patient-reported outcome data by hospitals that voluntarily participate in the registry. It is the first orthopedic registry in the U.S. to publish such data by hospital, with 12 participating hospitals agreeing to release their outcome measures. The data, along with hospital ratings and methodology, are available at www.caljrr.org/pro/index.aspx.

The CJRR collects, reports and shares data on the results of hip and knee replacements performed in California to guide physician and patient treatment decisions and support programs for provider recognition and reward. The CJRR is funded primarily by the California HealthCare Foundation and has additional support from the Pacific Business Group on Health, the California Orthopedics Association, and health plans Anthem, Blue Shield of California and Cigna.

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