To improve quality, first measure quality
Many hospitals have trouble tracking surgical complications and may lack the data necessary to analyze and take appropriate steps to fix problem areas. You can’t improve quality if you can’t measure it, and to measure quality, you need robust, valid data. This is why you need ACS NSQIP®.
ACS NSQIP uses data that are:
ACS NSQIP QVP is a standards-based verification program designed to help sites improve quality across surgical departments. The program assesses the structures put in place at hospitals to enable quality improvement, and how our data in particular is utilized to help drive quality improvement.
More than 600 hospitals come together in our collaboratives to:
Trial shows that for patients undergoing pancreatoduodenectomy, also known as the Whipple procedure, a change in antibiotics before the procedure reduces the rate of surgical site infections (SSIs).