Ayers DC, Yousef M, Zheng H, Yang W, Franklin PD. The Prevalence and Predictors of Patients Dissatisfaction 5-Years Following Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty. J. Arthroplasty. 2022 Feb 25;S0883-5403(22)00228-5. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2022.02.077.


Ayers DC, Yousef M, Zheng H, Yang W, Franklin PD. Do Patient Outcomes Vary by Patient Age Following Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty? Proceedings of the Hip Society 2021| volume 37, issue 7, supplement , s510-s516, July 01, 2022.doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2022.03.032


Franklin PD, Zheng H, Bond C, Lavallee DC. Translating clinical and patient-reported data to tailored shared decision reports with predictive analytics for knee and hip arthritis. Qual Life Res. 2021 Nov;30(11):3171-3178. doi: 10.1007/s11136-020-02557-8. Epub 2020 Jun 19. PMID: 32562194


Nguyen USDT, Franklin PD, Lübbeke A. Improvement in mental health following total hip arthroplasty: The role of pain and function. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2019; 20: 307. Published online 2019 Jun 29.


Lemay CA, Saag KG, Franklin PD. A qualitative study of the postoperative pain management educational needs of total joint replacement patients. Pain Management Nursing. Online 17 May 2019.


Desai RJ, Jin Y, Franklin P, Lee YC, Bateman BT, Lii J, Solomon DH, Katz JN, Kim SC. Association of geography and access to healthcare providers with long term prescription opioid use in Medicare patients with severe osteoarthritis: A cohort study. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2019 May;71(5):712-721. doi: 10.1002/art.40834. Epub 2019 Apr 2


Gandek B, Roos E, Franklin PD, Ware JE. Item Selection for 12-item Short Forms of the Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS-12) and Hip disability and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (HOOS-12). Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2019 May;27(5):746-753. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2018.11.011. Epub 2018 Dec 26.


Gandek B, Roos E, Franklin PD, Ware JE. A 12-item Short Form of the Hip disability and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (HOOS-12): Tests of Reliability, Validity and Responsiveness. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 2018 Nov 9. pii: S1063-4584(18)31515-2. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2018.09.017. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30419279.


Lavallee DC, Austin E, Franklin PD. How can health systems advance patient-reported outcome measurement? Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2018;44(8):439-440. PMID: 30071963.


Franklin PD, Ayers D, Berliner E. Monitoring outcomes using national registries and electronic health records. N Engl J Med Catalyst. Oct 31, 2018. Available from:


Rolfson O, Grady‐Benson J, Dahlberg LE, Franklin PD, Lewis S, Ackerman IN. The lack of concise and valid patient-reported measures of physical activity in hip and knee osteoarthritis. First published: 24 February 2017. Arthritis Care & Res 2018;70(6):955. doi.org/10.1002/acr.23231.


Oatis C, Johnson J Dewan T, Donahue K, Li W, Franklin PD. Characteristics of Usual Physical Therapy post Total Knee Replacement and their Associations with Functional Outcomes. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2018 Oct 3. doi: 10.1002/acr.23761. [Epub ahead of print]


Zheng H, Rosal M, Lemay C, Li W, Ayers DC, Franklin PD. A Web-Based Treatment Decision Support Tool for Patients With Advanced Knee Arthritis: Evaluation of user interface and content design of a decision support tool for patients with advanced knee arthritis considering total joint replacement. JMIR Hum Factors. 2018 Apr-Jun; 5(2): e17. PMID: 29712620


Choi W, Zheng H, Franklin PD, Tulu B. mHealth Technologies for Osteoarthritis Self-Management and Treatment: A Systematic Review. Health Informatics J. 2017 Oct 1: [Epub ahead of print] doi: 10.1177/1460458217735676. PMID: 29090628.


Zheng, H, Tulu, B, Choi, W, Franklin, PD. Using mHealth App to Support Treatment Decision- Making for Knee Arthritis: Patient Perspective. eGEMs (Generating Evidence & Methods to improve patient outcomes): 2017; Vol. 5: Iss. 2, Article 7. DOI: https://doi.org/10.13063/2327-9214.1284. PMID:29930969.


Franklin PD, Ayers DC. Impact of total knee replacement practice: cost effectiveness analysis of data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative. BMJ 2017; 356:j1131 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j1131 PMID: 28351833. Available at:


Li W, Ayers DC, Lewis CG, Bowen TR, Allison JJ, Franklin PD. Functional Gain and Pain Relief After Total Joint Replacement According to Obesity Status. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 Jul 19;99(14):1183-1189. doi:10.2106/JBJS.16.00960. PMID: 28719557


Franklin PD, Chenok KE, Lavalee D, Love R, Paxton L, Segal C, Holve E. Framework To Guide The Collection And Use Of Patient-Reported Outcome Measures In The Learning Healthcare System. eGEMs (Generating Evidence & Methods to improve patient outcomes). 2017;5(1):17. DOI:http://doi.org/10.13063/egems.1299. Available at:


Platt R, Blake K, Franklin PD, Gaziano M, Hernandez Adrian, Kaushai R, Masica A, NevinJ, Rumsfeld J, Hamilton Lopez M. “Clinician Engagement for Continuous Learning” Perspectives – Expert Voices in Health & Health Care. National Academy of Medicine. Accessed 3/7/2017 at


Franklin PD, Li W, Lemay C, Ayers DC. Are post-TJR readmissions associated with poorer functional gain after TJR? Bone & Joint J (Proceedings). Bone Joint J, 99-B(SUPP 3), 120. Accessed February 12, 2018. Retrieved from:


Lemay CA, Lewis CG, Singh J, Franklin PD. Receipt of pain management information pre-operatively is associated with improved functional gain after elective total joint replacement. J Arthropl 2017, 32(6):1763-1768. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arth.2017.01.028.


Franklin PD. Research Priorities for Optimal Use of Patient-reported Outcomes in Quality and Outcome Improvement for Total Knee Arthroplasty. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2016 Dec 9. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27997411


Ayers DC. Implementation of Patient-reported Outcome Measures in Total Knee Arthroplasty. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2016 Dec 9. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27941415


Franklin PD, Miozzari H, Christofilopoulos P, et al. Important Patient Characteristics Differ Prior to TKA and THA Between Switzerland and the United States. BMC Musculosklet Disord Jan 11;18(1):14. doi: 10.1186/s12891-016-1372-5.


Liu X, Li X, Motiwalla L, Li W, Zheng H, Franklin PD. Preserving Patient Privacy When Sharing Same-Disease Data. ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality. 2016;7(4):17 doi: 10.1145/2956554 PMCID: PMC5111902


Nguyen USDT, Ayers D, Li W, Harrold L, Franklin PD. Pre-operative Pain and Function: Profiles of Patients Selected for Total Knee Replacement. J Arthroplasty. 2016 Apr 27. pii: S0883-5403(16)30082-1. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2016.04.015. [Epub ahead of print]


Danielle C. Lavallee, Kate E. Chenok, Rebecca M. Love, Carolyn Petersen, Erin Holve, Courtney D. Segal, and Patricia D. Franklin. Incorporating Patient-Reported Outcomes Into Health Care To Engage Patients And Enhance Care. Health Aff April 2016 35:575-582; doi:10.1377/hlthaff.2015.1362.


Rolfson O, Bohm E, Franklin PD, Lyman S, Denissen G, Dawson J, Dunn J, Chenok KE, Dunbar M, Overgaard S, Garellick G, Lübbeke & the Patient-Reported Outcome Measures Working Group of the International Society of Arthroplasty Registries. Patient-reported outcome measures in arthroplasty registries, Part I. Acta Orthop. 2016 Jul;87 Suppl 1:3-8. doi: 10.1080/17453674.2016.1181815. Epub 2016 May 11.


Rolfson O, Chenok KE, Bohm E, Lübbeke A, Denissen G, Dunn J, Lyman S, Franklin PD, Dunbar M, Overgaard S, Garellick G, Dawson J & the Patient-Reported Outcome Measures Working Group of the International Society of Arthroplasty Registries. Patient-reported outcome measures in arthroplasty registries Part II: Recommendations for selection, administration, and analysis. Acta Orthop. 2016 Jul;87 Suppl 1:9-23. doi: 10.1080/17453674.2016.1181816. Epub 2016 May 26.


Rolfson O, Wissig S, van Maasakkers L, et al. Defining an International Standard Set of Outcomes Measures for Patients with Hip or Knee Osteoarthritis: Consensus of the International Consortium of Health Outcome Measurement Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis Working Group. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2016 Feb 16. doi: 10.1002/acr.22868.


Chimenti P, Drinkwater C, Li W, Lemay CA, Franklin PD, O’Keefe R. Factors Associated with Early Improvement in Low Back Pain after Total Hip Arthroplasty: a Multi-Center Study. J Arthroplasty. 2015 Jul 17. pii: S0883-5403(15)00642-7.


Ayers DC and Franklin PD. Using TJR registry data to improve the Accuracy of Risk adjustment prediction models for 30-day readmission after THR and TKR. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2015;97:668-71. http://dx.doi.org/10.2106/JBJS.N.00889.


Zheng H, Li W, Harrold L, Ayers DC, and Franklin PD. (2014) Web-based Comparative Patient-reported Outcome Feedback to Support Quality Improvement and Comparative Effectiveness Research in Total Joint Replacement. eGEMs (Generating Evidence & Methods to improve patient outcomes): Vol. 2: Iss. 1, Article 21. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13063/2327-9214.1130.


Harrold L, Pascal S, Lewis C, O’Keefe R, Pellegrini V, Allison J, Ayers D, Franklin PD. (2014) Patient Report Improves Post-Hospital Discharge Event Capture in Total Joint Replacement: A novel approach to capturing all post-hospital event data. eGEMS(Generating Evidence & Methods to improve patient outcomes): Vol. 2: Iss. 1, Article 1. http://repository.academyhealth.org/egems. DOI:10.13063/2327-9214.1107


Franklin PD, Lewallen D, Bozic K, Hallstrom B, Jiranek W, Ayers D. Implementation of patient-reported outcomes in US total joint replacement registries: rationale, status, and plans. J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2014 Dec 17;96(Supplement 1):104-109.


Ayers DC, Li W, Harrold LR, Allison JA, Franklin PD. Pre-operative pain and function profiles reflect consistent TKR patient selection among US surgeons. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. Clin Orthop Relat Res. June 2014. Epub Ahead of Print.


Ayers DC and Franklin PD. Hip Outcome Assessment. In Callaghan JJ, Rosenberg AG, Rubash HE, editors. The Adult Hip (Callaghan, Aaron, Rubash) Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2014. ISBN/ISSN 9781451183931


Devers K, Gray B, Ramos C, Shah A, Blavin F, Waidmann T. Key Informant Interview: Patricia Franklin, MD, University of Massachusetts Medical School (FORCE-TJR). In ASPE Report: The Feasibility of Using Electronic Health Data for Research on Small Populations; 2013.


Franklin PD. FORCE-TJR In: An Introduction to AHRQ's Third Edition of Registries for Evaluating Patient Outcomes: A User's Guide. AHRQ 2013.


Franklin PD, Harrold LR, Ayers DC. Incorporating patient reported outcomes in total joint arthroplasty registries: challenges and opportunities. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013; 471(11):3482-3488.


Ayers DC. Zheng H, Franklin PD. Integrating Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROs) into orthopedic clinical practice: proof of concept from FORCE-TJR. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013; 471(11):3419-3425.


Franklin PD, Rosal MC. Can knee arthroplasty play a role in weight management in knee osteoarthritis? Arthritis Care & Research 2013 May; 65 (5): 667–668


Franklin PD, Allison JJ, Ayers DC. Beyond implant registries: a patient-centered research consortium for comparative effectiveness in total joint replacement. JAMA. 2012 Sep; 308(12): 1217-8