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Joint replacement surgery can be a pain. Talking about it shouldn’t be.
Patients, clinicians, & researchers partnering together to address the safety of joint replacement
BeTTER SAID is a coalition of patients, patient advocates, researchers, physicians/surgeons, and health system leaders that examined strategies to improve implant device safety over time. This project focuses on orienting arthroplasty patients to relevant research processes and terms, and trains patients and clinicians to participate in the prioritization, implementation and dissemination of future studies in device safety and selection. We engaged our stakeholders in a three-stage series of training webinars, round table discussions, and summarizing webinar.
View the summarizing webinar below to learn more from our experts on how patients can partner to improve research in joint replacement. Our guest speakers include:
“Research into the safety of artificial joints would be BeTTER SAID if patients are involved.”
BeTTER SAID (Bringing STakeholders Together for Engagement in Research for the Selection of Arthroplasty Implant Devices) is funded through a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award (2228-GHLF).