The Hamilton Arthroplasty Group

The Hamilton Arthroplasty Group is a research and continuous quality improvement initiative of the Hamilton Health Sciences Juravinski Hospital, affiliated with the Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University.

Dishout IT Solutions developed a desktop application to capture hip and knee surgical data and follow-up information.

  • Imported existing data out of a proprietary data store by reverse engineering the existing programs data access layer.
  • Developed a reporting database that pivots all the data so that there is one record per surgical event.
  • Developed an extract designer to easily pull the required data out of the database.

Data entry screen

Report designer

Selecting columns for a data extract

Data extract