Navigation Links
Kaiser Permanente Demonstrates Success of Large-Scale Total Joint Replacement Registry
Date:7/22/2010

o be successful, a large registry must have physician involvement, integration into workflow including rigorous validation and quality control methods, and provide ongoing feedback to participating surgeons and staff," said paper lead author Elizabeth Paxton, director of surgical outcomes and analysis at Kaiser Permanente. "Having used our registry to conduct research and translate these findings into actionable clinical-care guidelines, our total joint replacement registry shows that a national registry has the potential to improve patient safety and quality across the industry."

By analyzing information included in the registry, researchers found that younger patients, those with diabetes, and patients with diagnoses other than osteoarthritis (e.g. post-traumatic and rheumatoid arthritis) were at higher risk for revision total joint surgery. This information has been integrated into a risk calculator for surgeons and patients to use in making decisions about treatment. Research from the registry on implants and surgical techniques also has influenced changes in clinical practice, which have resulted in optimization of both techniques and implants.

"Within the United States, more than 600,000 total joint replacement procedures are performed each year, and the volume and costs associated with these procedures are projected to increase dramatically over the next 20 years," said Monti Khatod, MD, paper co-author and orthopedic surgeon at Kaiser Permanente in Baldwin Park, Calif. "Our registry allows health care professionals and other researchers to evaluate ways to be more efficient while enhancing quality and assessing new technology in order to determine which implants are best for our patients."

Authors of the paper include Elizabeth W. Paxton, MA<
'/>"/>

SOURCE Kaiser Permanente
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. Kaiser Permanente - Group Health Study Shows Depression Worsens HIV Treatment
2. Healthy Bones Program Reduces Hip Fractures by 37 Percent, Kaiser Permanente Study Finds
3. National Institutes of Health Awards More Than $54 Million to Kaiser Permanente to Conduct Health Research
4. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals Report Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results
5. Kaiser Permanente Launches Sustainability Scorecard for Medical Products
6. Home Health Monitoring May Significantly Improve Blood Pressure Control, Kaiser Permanente Study Finds
7. Cytokine Demonstrates Oral Efficacy of Small-Molecule MIF Inhibitors
8. Lpath Demonstrates Strong Safety Profile of Lead Drug Candidate, Sphingomab(TM), in Non-Human Primates
9. ImmuneRegen BioSciences, Inc. Demonstrates Radilex(TM) Increases Disease-Fighting White Blood Cells
10. New Study Presented at WorldSleep 2007 Demonstrates Ramelteon Has Sustained Efficacy Over Six Months in Adults With Chronic Insomnia
11. Cypher(R) Sirolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent Demonstrates Sustained Clinical Benefits Compared to Bare Metal Stents in Five-Year Randomized Clinical Trial With No Differences in Long-Term Safety
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/28/2014)... , July 28, 2014  Serco Inc., a ... the Company has been awarded a re-compete contract ... (NEMSCOM) and its Deployable Medical Systems.  Serco will ... personnel to provide world-class healthcare to meet warfighter ... across the globe. The five year contract has ...
(Date:7/28/2014)...  Air Products (NYSE: APD ) understands ... vital to any healthcare facility. This understanding has driven ... the efficiency of its oxygen supply systems, but also ... systems for emergency oxygen supply and high ... the 51 st ASHE Annual Conference & ...
(Date:7/28/2014)...  VigeneTech, Inc, in collaboration with BioLegend, Inc., ... Software, an OEM software solution for analysis of ... offers varieties of bead-based multi-analyte immunoassay products for ... VigeneTech,s data analysis software, FCS data files can ... LEGENDplex™ software is a robust ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Serco Awarded $22.7 Million Contract to Support Deployable Medical Systems 2Air Products Highlights Its Medical Oxygen Supply Systems for Emergency Oxygen Supply and Reduced Oxygen Loss at ASHE 2Air Products Highlights Its Medical Oxygen Supply Systems for Emergency Oxygen Supply and Reduced Oxygen Loss at ASHE 3VigeneTech Releases New Powerful Software for Flow Cytometry Data Analysis 2
... HOUSTON , Jan. 25 Richard ... in his home on January 19th after a ... began his tenure at eCardio as Vice President, Business Development. ... initiatives. He was also responsible for identifying, negotiating and integrating ...
... , , CHICAGO ... (AIM), a leading diagnostic imaging benefit management and ... million consumers and an operating subsidiary of WellPoint, Inc. ( ... company,s patient safety section of its Web site at ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Richard Woodyard, Vice President of Sales at eCardio, Loses Fight Against Cancer 2American Imaging Management Launches New Patient Safety Program Podcasts 2American Imaging Management Launches New Patient Safety Program Podcasts 3
(Date:7/28/2014)... Sarasota, Fla. (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 ... of Florida’s Best Companies To Work For. Still headquartered ... FCCI is the only Florida-domiciled company in the top ... annual Best Companies list appears in the August issue ... small, medium and large employer categories. Ranked #7 for ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... ISRAEL, July 28, 2014...Mothers who live near green ... according to a new study, "Green Spaces and ... Occupational and Environmental Medicine . , A team ... University of the Negev (BGU), evaluated nearly 40,000 ... in Tel Aviv, Israel to determine the impact ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... At some point in their lives, almost everyone will ... the authorities. Distinguishing the circumstances where this is proper ... Not every dangerous situation is going to be as blatant ... or a bank get held up. Many dangerous predicaments ... passive than they otherwise should. , The Law Offices of ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... 28, 2014 "Fist bumping" transmits significantly fewer ... addressing the cultural expectation of hand-to-hand contact between ... in the August issue of the American ... of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control ... the Institute of Biological, Environmental, and Rural Sciences ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... 28, 2014 Recent research has shown ... day for years can lead to a range of ... But using a standing desk, or an adjustable sit-to-stand ... driving office workers back to a seated position. , ... designed to alleviate this leg pain and fatigue while ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:FCCI Insurance Group Makes Top 100 Best Companies List – and is the Only Florida-Headquartered Company in Top Ten 2Health News:FCCI Insurance Group Makes Top 100 Best Companies List – and is the Only Florida-Headquartered Company in Top Ten 3Health News:Take Action To Protect Your Fellow Citizens 2Health News:Take Action To Protect Your Fellow Citizens 3Health News:Fist-bumping beats germ-spreading handshake, study reports 2Health News:New Standing Desk Anti-fatigue Mats from Martinson-Nicholls Reduce Leg Fatigue and Discomfort Working at Standing and Sit-to-Stand Desks 2
... 27 nursing homes in Michigan; similar buyouts have ... SEIU Healthcare Michigan launched a,radio and direct mail campaign ... purchase of 27 nursing homes in the state,-- a move ... send nurses to the unemployment line in the name of ...
... among poor, elderly in Oregon, The Netherlands , WEDNESDAY, Oct. ... lead to a "slippery slope" of excess deaths among ... a U.S. study in the October issue of the ... on vulnerable people have dominated debate about physician-assisted suicide. We ...
... WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 The following is a,statement ... Tobacco-Free,Kids:, President Bush today let down America,s ... by vetoing legislation that would,increase the federal cigarette ... fund the,State Children,s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). The ...
... Presentation by Dr. Yawei Ni, DelSite,s CSO, Will ... and Immunoenhancing Attributes of GelSite(R) Polymer, IRVING, ... CARN) today announced that Dr. Yawei Ni,Chief Scientific ... make an key presentation titled "An Effective,Adjuvant Based ...
... Disappointed with Veto of Federal State Children,s ... Health Insurance (SCHIP) ... (PPC) and Philadelphia Citizens for Children and,Youth (PCCY) today expressed ... Insurance Program Reauthorization Act,of 2007. The bill, passed by the ...
... and Services for AARP,s 39 Million,Members, ... new catalog, "AARP Health Essentials by Walgreens" ... provide AARP,s 39 million members,access to discounted ... catalog,and website offers a 5 percent discount, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:SEIU Launches Ad Campaign Opposing Corporate Raider's Plan to Buy Mich. Nursing Homes 2Health News:Assisted Suicide Won't Up Deaths for Vulnerable Groups: Study 2Health News:President's Veto of Bill to Increase Cigarette Tax, Fund SCHIP Benefits Big Tobacco at Expense of America's Kids 2Health News:Carrington Subsidiary DelSite to Present at International Vaccine Conference in Ireland 2Health News:Carrington Subsidiary DelSite to Present at International Vaccine Conference in Ireland 3Health News:PA Advocates Ask President Bush, 'What about the Kids??' 2Health News:Walgreens Launches New Health Essentials Catalog and Website for AARP Members Featuring More Than 20,000 Health-Related Products 2Health News:Walgreens Launches New Health Essentials Catalog and Website for AARP Members Featuring More Than 20,000 Health-Related Products 3