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The Michigan Experience with Safety and Effectiveness of Tranexamic Acid Use in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty – Brian Hallstrom, MD, et al. (link to abstract)

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Data Sharing Between Providers and Quality Initiatives Eliminate Unnecessary Nursing Home Admissions – Ryan J. Charles, MD, et al. (link to abstract)

One Day in the Life of BCBSM’s CQI Program – David Share, MD

Michigan Arthroplasty Registry Collaborative Quality Initiative (MARCQI) as a model for regional registries in the United States – Richard E. Hughes, PhD, et al. (link to abstract)

Can an Arthroplastry Registry Help Decrease Transfusions in Primary Total Joint Replacement? A Quality Initiative – David C. Markel, MD, et al. (link to article)

Implementation of Patient-Reported Outcome Measures in U.S. Total Joint Replacement Registries: Rationale, Status, and Plans – Patricia D. Franklin, MD, et al. (link to article)

The Importance of Outcome Measurement in Orthopaedics – David C. Ayers, MD, et al.

Thromboembolic Prophylaxis in Total Joint Arthroplasty – David Knesek, MD, et al. (link to article)

How A Regional Collaborative Of Hospitals And Physicians In Michigan Cut Costs And Improved The Quality Of Care – David A. Share, MD, et al.

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