New Total Joint Replacement Registry From Remedy Informatics Aims to Enable Orthopedic Outcomes Research and Improve Quality for Hospitals and Orthopedic Surgery Groups
SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to improve the quality of research and outcomes for the booming hip and knee arthroplasty market, Remedy Informatics, Inc., the leading provider of registries and research informatics software for Life Science, today announced the availability of RemedyJoint™, a comprehensive Total Joint Replacement (TJR) outcomes registry.
"It is universally accepted that orthopedics and arthroplasty are experiencing explosive growth in the United States and around the world," said Gary Kennedy, Founder and CEO of Remedy Informatics. "Couple the tremendous growth with the industry's efforts to improve the quality of joint replacement products and surgeries, and it is clear that having a product to track, analyze and improve results is needed. We believe a local total joint replacement registry for hospitals and surgeon groups is the best research and clinical informatics solution to drive comparative effectiveness research, organizational quality initiatives and support outcomes reporting to state and national registries."
Built on Remedy Informatics' flagship Mosaic™ Platform, RemedyJoint is designed to meet the stringent needs of orthopedic surgeon groups, hospital orthopedic departments and implant manufacturers conducting post-marketing trials. RemedyJoint enables researchers and clinicians to efficiently track and gather patient demographic, medical history, procedure, complication and patient reported outcome data across multiple surgeons, surgeon groups and hospitals. Once collected, the data can be analyzed using robust pattern recognition tools to further efforts to optimize patient outcomes and reduce the cost of care.
Remedy recently partnered with the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) to help establish their national hip and k