OBERD Attends the Orthopaedic Trauma Association's Annual Meeting Virtually


OBERD is attending the Orthopaedic Trauma Association’s (OTA) Annual Meeting, virtually October 21-24, to showcase the use of outcome measurements, analyze the pros and cons of data collection, and discuss the successful launch of AO Global Data (AOGD).

OBERD's live presentation with Dr.Suk and Dr.Rodriguez will evaluate how they use patient-reported outcomes data to continuously monitor and improve quality. They'll also share their personal experiences implementing successful patient-reported data collection programs, pitfalls to avoid, and weigh in on what to look for in a data collection platform.

OBERD will, also, present the new collaboration created by the AO foundation and OBERD as AO Global Data (AOGD). With over a billion data points it is already the world’s largest orthopedic outcomes database.

AOGD benefits include:

  • Determine indicators for patient improvement or poor outcomes
  • Compare performance against global repository
  • Improve workflow
  • Conduct multinational research
  • Deliver data-driven marketing
  • Leverage data for reimbursement

AOGD brings together advancements in computer science, including Computerized Adaptive Testing (CAT), machine learning and artificial intelligence, with the authority, leadership, and integrity of the AO Foundation to connect different needs and outlooks of researchers and clinicians.

To learn more about the collaboration with the AO Foundation, click here.

About OTA

The mission of the Orthopedic Trauma Association is to promote excellence in care for the injured patient, through provision of scientific forums and support of musculoskeletal research and education of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the public

OTA is a worldwide team of 2,172 members across 60 countries who values adaptable, forward thinking. Members provide care and improve the knowledge base for the treatment of injured patients. These health, research, and surgical professionals provide leadership through education, research, and patient advocacy.

For more information visit https://ota.org

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 10 years, with over 4 million active patients and 1 billion data points. It includes a QCDR, with CMS-approved measures specific to orthopaedics. For more information, visit www.oberd.com or follow the company on Twitter @oberdnews and LinkedIn.

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