The Kaiser Permanente Implant Registries have set national standards for monitoring and evaluating the outcomes of surgical implants.
The Kaiser Permanente (KP) National Implant Registries track medical devices for our members in all regions. The implant registries are large databases developed to improve patient safety, quality, outcomes, and cost effectiveness. When a patient’s implant is recorded in one of our registries, that device is monitored for as long as that patient is a KP member. Our registries support our physicians and health care leaders with patient care decisions and improved outcomes based on reliable information about implant performance, surgical techniques and clinical outcomes.
Our registries include:
The goals of our registries are to: