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Quality Improvement in Focus

January 4, 2022

New ACS SSR Practice Improvement Initiative 2022 Can Help You Monitor Performance Data

The ACS Surgeon Specific Registry (ACS SSR™) is offering a new program, the SSR Practice Improvement Initiative (SSR PII) 2022—Quality Case Data Review and Reflection, which allows surgeons to perform quality data assessment and obtain Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit. Developed by the SSR PII Planning Committee, the program provides assorted opportunities for surgeons to collect, review, reflect on, and learn from their surgical case data, including outcomes, on a continuous basis.

Using the analytics functionality and benchmarking report, surgeons can compare their individual outcomes data against aggregated SSR and ACS National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) data. The report focuses on preoperative and postoperative data. This process enables surgeons to learn continually from their data and to determine successful outcomes or what they can do in the future to ensure optimal outcomes for their patients.

Enroll now and register for the SSR PII 2022– Quality Case Data Review and Reflection Basics Webinar, which is being offered on multiple dates and times. If you have any questions, contact the SSR team at ssr@facs.org.

The ACS designates this Other activity (Quality Data Review and Assessment of Trends) for a maximum of 15.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 0 credits meets the requirements for Self-Assessment.