Nationally-recognized orthopedic surgeons make special presentations in OBERD booth 4262 at AAOS national conference


Proven uses of new technology and the ShoulderJam registry for highly efficient surgery data collection and performance benchmarking

COLUMBIA, Mo., March 11,2019/PR Newswire/-- Joseph A. Abboud, MD, Professor of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, and Senior Vice President - Rothman Institute and Anand Murthi, MD, Chief, Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Director of Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship and Research at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital/MedStar Orthopaedic Institute, will present ways that new intra-operative note and patient outcomes collection technologies in concert with the ShoulderJam registry can be used to assess and improve orthopedic patient outcomes and grow surgeons’ shoulder and elbow practices.

Dr. Abboud will present on Wednesday, 3/13 from 11:00am – 11:30am. Dr. Murthi will present on Friday, March 15 from 12:00 – 12:30pm. Attendees to these free presentations will learn how to:

  • Benchmark surgical outcomes against the unique ShoulderJAM registry that is comprised of patient outcomes and intra-operative surgical notes for shoulder and elbow surgeries
  • Use Computer Adaptive Testing technology to reduce patients’ survey completion time and increase completion rates
  • Access special operative forms, designed by ASES surgeons, to be used for research, quality improvement and much more

About OBERD (Universal Research Solutions, LLC) OBERD (a.k.a. Universal Research Solutions, LLC) owns, develops, implements and supports outcomes and clinical data collection software systems. OBERD optimizes the data collection necessary to empower evidence-based medical practice, improve the quality and efficacy of care and advance clinical decision-making and patient understanding. OBERD has been collecting patient outcomes data in orthopaedics for over 7 years, with over 10 million scored forms from over 4 million patients in its database. It include s a QCDR, with CMS approved measures specific to orthopaedics. For more information, visit or follow the company on Twitter @oberdnews and LinkedIn.

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