Joint replacements are the #1 expenditure of Medicare. The process of approving these medical devices is flawed according to the Institute of Medicine. It is time for patients' voices to be heard as stakeholders and for public support for increased medical device industry accountability and heightened protections for patients. Post-market registry. Product warranty. Patient/consumer stakeholder equity. Rescind industry pre-emptions/entitlements. All clinical trials must report all data.
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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Consumer Reports Survey/Study on Hip and Knee Replacement


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We're looking for #hip & #knee surgery patients/caregivers for a study. Help us improve #healthcare !!! http://t.co/JU6kWPCa6f
1/14/14 11:22 AM
 (Twitter notice.)


 Go to this link to complete and submit your information and selected participants receive a complimentary ConsumerReports.org subscription!*



(Example Only)  User Questionnaire
Hello,
Thanks for your interest in our Hip & Knee Surgery study. This short questionnaire verifies your eligibility for an upcoming customer interview. The interview will help us better understand your needs in order to incorporate them into a new product we're developing.
Interviews will be held over a Google Hangout or telephone. If you’re interested in participating, please complete the questionnaire below. If you're selected, we’ll be in touch directly to discuss details and set your appointment time.
Details of the study:
- The duration of the interview is 30 minutes
- Participants will receive a complimentary ConsumerReports.org subscription*
To participate you will need to:
- Be at least 18 years old
- Allow us to video or audio record the session
* Please note that you will receive the complimentary subscription only if you are selected as a participant and attend the interview.
Thank you for your time.
Sincerely,
Patricia Ju, Shane Shelley, and Chris Baily
Technology Innovation Center
Consumer Reports
 * Required
1.             Availability *Mark ALL time slots for which we could schedule an appointment with you.
         Weekdays Morning
         Weekdays Afternoon
         Weekdays Evening
         Saturdays Morning
         Saturdays Afternoon
         Saturdays Evening
         Other:
2.             


First and last name: *


Best email address to reach you: *


Best phone number to reach you: *


What state do you currently reside in? 



Gender: *
         Male
         Female
         Prefer not to say
3.             


Age: *
         Under 18
         18-21
         22-28
         29-34
         35-44
         45-65
         66-75
         76 Plus
         Prefer not to say
4.             


What experience do you have with Hip or Knee Surgery? *Caregiver is an individual, such as a parent or child, who attends to the needs of a child or dependent adult
         Currently considering Hip or Knee Surgery
         Currently a caregiver for a candidate for Hip or Knee Surgery 
         Recently had Hip or Knee Surgery
         Curious about information on Hip or Knee Surgery






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