Evaluation of total hip arthroplasty devices using a total joint replacement registry
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip
Insurance Claim Review
Medical Record Linkage
Medical Records Systems, Computerized
Clinically rich data from a registry with linkages to electronic health records and other administrative databases improve identification of exposures, outcomes, and patient subgroups in medical device evaluation. These various data sources facilitate refined adjustment for potential confounders such as hospital, surgeon, and patient factors and ensure comprehensive device performance evaluation within registries.