Patient Safety is critical in the care and practice of orthopaedics. The AAOS seeks to improve clinical decision-making and clinician-patient discussions perioperatively by providing education, resources, and through advocacy efforts. The AAOS serves its membership and the public by monitoring patient safety issues and programs as they relate to orthopaedic surgery, care, and practice.
Quality Improvement Toolkits
A collection of information, resources, and tools that guide AAOS members to make informed practice decisions.
AAOS develops checklists in an effort to improve clinician decision-making and clinician-patient discussion.