"Show me the Data": A Recipe for Quality Improvement Success in an Academic Surgical Department.

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Summary of ""Show me the Data": A Recipe for Quality Improvement Success in an Academic Surgical Department."

Surgeons in academic medical centers have traditionally taken a siloed approach to reducing postoperative complications. We initiated a project focusing on transparency and sharing of data in order to engage surgeons in collaborative quality improvement. Its key features were the development of a comprehensive Department Quality Dashboard and the creation of a Clinical Operations Council that oversaw quality. The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of those efforts.


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Name: Journal of the American College of Surgeons
ISSN: 1879-1190


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