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Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

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Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

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Data and Registries

National Surgical Quality Improvement Program

To improve quality, first measure quality

National Surgical Quality Improvement Program

The Vital Importance of Data

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®.

How NSQIP Is Different

ACS NSQIP uses data that are:

  • From the patient’s medical chart, not insurance claims. Claims data are limited, inconsistent and subject to interpretation when used to measure quality.
  • Risk-adjusted. NSQIP data is risk-adjusted, based on models in use for more than 20 years.
  • Case mix-adjusted. We account for the complexity of operations performed, allowing for more accurate national benchmarking.
  • Based on 30-day patient outcomes. NSQIP tracks patients for 30 days after their operation, providing a more complete picture of their care.
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