Research & Policy

Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Outcomes Research Network

Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Outcomes Research Network


Doctor shaking hand with patient

Working Together to Improve Patient Care

The Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Outcomes Research Network (OFAR) is a groundbreaking registry that collects nationwide patient-reported outcomes data on foot and ankle disorders and treatments. By representing the patient perspective and expanding the availability of real world foot and ankle data, OFAR provides valuable insight into the effectiveness of orthopaedic treatments and patient care.

OFAR offers:

  • Quick and easy data entry for sites

  • Automated follow-up emails to patients

  • Ability to assess your performance on a range of disorders, treatments, and procedures

  • Ability to capture PROMIS data including physical function, pain intensity, pain interference, overall health, and mood

Orthopaedic institutions across the United States have committed to quality patient care by joining the OFAR network.

 Enrolled Sites  


Watch the videos below to learn more:

What Makes OFAR Unique?

How Does OFAR Benefit Patients?