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NPS Signs Contract With ISHKS for Indian Joint Registry

Press Trust of India  |  BENGALURU 

/ -- (NPS) are pleased to announce the official launch of the Indian Joint (IJP), after signing contract with the (ISHKS).

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Corin Wilson, Acting Deputy High Commissioner, British High Commission, launched the in the presence of the country's top orthopaedic surgeons attending the 13th of

ISHKS has signed a contract with NPS to develop and maintain the IJR to enable hospitals across to submit data securely and efficiently. The contract was signed after the successful execution of the six-month pilot project across seven Indian hospitals. NPS has supported the delivery of the UK's National Joint Registry, currently the world's largest joint with over 2.5 million records.

"We partnered for a pilot with NPS to develop the IJR, the new across seven hospitals in Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, and The system is a comprehensive application which is easy to use and allows cases to be registered securely. Our entire team is very pleased with the success of the pilot and we are happy to continue the partnership with NPS. The launch of IJR is a landmark step in our journey to create a truly national registry that gives us important information about surgeries across India, and to develop our understanding of long-term outcomes for our patients," said Dr. Javahir A. Pachore, Managing Trustee, ISHKS.

The IJR platform is a and reporting application enabling surgeons to quickly and easily register their patients, and create a record of the implants they have received. Data is used to underpin a detailed analysis of implant use and performance. IJR records, monitors, and tracks long-term patient outcomes following This then looks to provide independent evidence on implant performance and to support orthopaedic research.

"This is a strategically important deal for NPS in providing a national joint registry designed to improve patient outcomes and insight into joint and procedural performance long term. IJR will be a huge step in the advancement of joint practice in India, and I am very hopeful that NPS can evolve in to become a national provider in other areas including paediatric and adult screening for health," said Stephen Callaghan, of NPS, owned by NEC Corporation, Japan, ("NEC", TSE:6701).

For more information on the Indian Joint Registry, visit

ISHKS is a society formed by top orthopaedic surgeons in India. The objective of the society is:

to increase knowledge of hip and knee joint in health and to promote the highest level of professional standard in patient care, in of hip and knee joints to create the optimum environment to facilitate education research and treatment in the of Arthritic hip and knee joints. ISHKS strives to promote ethical practices among its members and aims to create a registry for the purpose of research. To learn more, visit

About (NPS)

Headquartered in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire in the UK, is a software and outsourcing business with extensive experience in the public sector.

We help government agencies and hospitals to improve by supporting better decision-making at every stage. We run health registries that help surgeons, commissioners, regulators, and manufacturers to continually improve patient outcomes, and screening programmes that enable early intervention for a range of medical conditions.

For more information, please visit our website

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First Published: Wed, April 17 2019. 09:55 IST