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Project Design

Eligibility criteria to participate in MARCQI:

  • Performs a minimum of 200 TKA/ THA procedures annually per site
  • Have an active quality improvement structure and process
  • Have an onsite orthopaedic surgeon to act as the sites Clinical Champion (CC)
  • Have an administrative champion to act as the Administrative Lead
  • Have, or hire, a data abstractor (DA), registered health information technician (RHIT) or clinical reviewer to abstract cases into the database
  • Have, or hire, an Information Technology (IT) database management lead associated with your sites electronic medical record (EMR) IT department
  • Have, supply or purchase electronic equipment and components to capture data into the web portal for the MARCQI registry

Site expectations for successful participation:

  • Identify all eligible patients presenting to your facility using the following criteria (all consecutive cases will be captured)

    Inclusion Criteria:
    All elective TKA/THA procedures listed on the CPT® Code Inclusion List

    Exclusion Criteria:
    Cases listed on the CPT® Code Exclusion List and Trauma cases – i.e.: (A patient admitted to the hospital with acute trauma and has a TKA/THA surgery(s) for that trauma)

  • Contribute case data to the MARCQI registry
    • Data collection begins when the patient is scheduled at the facility to undergo an elective hip/knee replacement procedure
    • Surgical Event Data
    • Implant Device Information
    • Clinical Laboratory Values
    • Patient Reported Outcome Surveys (PROS)
  • Have an active Quality Improvement Committee
  • Identify an onsite Clinical Champion (CC)
  • Identify an Administrative Lead
  • Identify an Information Technology (IT) database management lead
  • Engage and/or hire appropriate Clinical Data Abstractor (CDA)/
    Clinical Reviewer (CR)
  • Collaborate with Coordinating Center
  • Collaborate with other participating sites