Latest National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Stories
A program designed to give hospitals report cards on the quality of their overall performance is doing little to improve the quality of surgery at medical centers, according to research published online Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Center (JAMA).
Surgical site infections (SSIs) acquired by patients in Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals are associated with costs nearly twice as high compared to patients who do not have this complication.
American College of Surgeons calls surgical patient care outcomes at St.
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