FORCE-TJR: Improving Orthopedic Outcomes Through a National TJR Registry

Description

Aim 1. Establish a national registry of diverse patients of orthopedic surgeons representing all regions of the country and varied hospital and surgeon practice settings (e.g., urban/rural, low and high volume) to ensure that registry analyses and research reflect typical clinical practice thereby providing optimal guidance for patients, clinicians, and national healthcare policymakers. Collect pre-operative and post-operative patient reported outcomes (PROs) for pain and function. Aim 2: Develop new and transformative comparative effectiveness tools useful to both clinical practice and healthcare policy. Aim 3. Broadly disseminate surveillance reports for adverse events, such as implant revision, hip dislocation, knee manipulation, and identify important variation to inform quality improvement priorities.

Study Start Date

April 2011

Estimated Completion Date

April 2031

Interventions

No interventions cited

Specialties

  • Nursing: Ortho/Rheum
  • Family Medicine: Orthopedic/Physical Med
  • Rheumatology: Osteoarthritis
  • Orthopedics: Arthritis/Rheumatology,Surgical Technique
  • Physician Assistant: Orthopedics

MeSH Terms

  • Arthritis
  • Joint Diseases
  • Musculoskeletal Diseases
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatic Diseases

Study ID

University of Massachusetts, Worcester -- P50HS018910

Status

Recruiting

Trial ID

NCT02566473

Study Type

Observational [Patient Registry]

Trial Phase

N/A

Enrollment Quota

30000

Sponsor

University of Massachusetts, Worcester

Inclusion Criteria

  • Must be scheduled elective primary or revision arthroplasty
  • Must speak/read English or Spanish

Exclusion Criteria

  • Arthroplasty is scheduled due to fracture or malignancy
  • Inability to provide informed consent due to dementia or cognitive impairment
  • Terminal illness with life expectancy of less than 1 year
  • Emergently scheduled surgery.
  • Individuals who are under 18 years of age
  • Pregnant women
  • Prisoners

Gender

Both

Ages

18 Years and older

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Study Locations and Contact Information (1)

Study Location Distance Name Phone Email
University of Massachusetts Memorial Health Center Arthritis and Total Joint Center - Worcester, Massachusetts 34.2 miles None None None

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