The Surgeon Specific Registry (SSR) offers features to help you meet regulatory requirements and track your cases and outcomes when it’s convenient for you.
- Submit surgical measures to the 2016 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS). In 2018, health care providers will be subject to penalties based on 2016 data. Options for CMS PQRS participation include the following:
- 2016 PQRS General Surgery Measures Group
- 2016 PQRS individual measures
- 2016 ACS SSR Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) – Trauma measures
- Meet American Board of Surgery Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part 4, which requires surgeons to participate in an outcomes registry or quality assessment program.
- Use the SSR as an individual health care provider case log.
- Enter and edit cases online and via a mobile device (iPhone and iPad).
- Enter cases in the registry within a matter of minutes based on key clinical data variables.
- Review benchmark and real-time online reports.
The SSR is an easily accessible and user-friendly registry. Data entry takes a few minutes to complete per patient and can be performed on a number of devices, including personal computers, tablets, and smartphones. To keep data entry burden at a minimum, only the essential variables are required for collection. For detailed information on the SSR and all of its features as of 2015, download the What is the SSR? brochure.