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Regional surgical quality collaborative significantly improves surgical outcomes and reduces cost
Date:1/23/2012

ty Hospital, Nashville; St. Francis Hospital, Memphis; Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis; Cookeville Regional Medical Center, Cookeville; Jackson Madison County General Hospital, Jackson; Johnson City Medical Center, Johnson City; Methodist University Hospital, Memphis; Parkwest Medical Center, Knoxville; and the University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville.

ACS NSQIP collects patient and surgical procedure information, as well as 30-day postoperative outcomes. The results are reported semiannually to the participating sites, along with comparisons of the results from other health care facilities across the United States. There are currently more than 20 ACS NSQIP collaboratives in existence or in development, including collaboratives within hospital systems and additional statewide collaborates in Florida and Oregon.


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