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The use of report cards and outcome measurements to improve the safety of surgical care: the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program.

Maggard-Gibbons M. The use of report cards and outcome measurements to improve the safety of surgical care: the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23(7):589-99. doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2013-002223.

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May 7, 2014
Maggard-Gibbons M. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23(7):589-99.

The National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) was developed to monitor and enhance the quality of surgical care. This narrative review discusses how NSQIP has been implemented and utilized to support patient safety efforts, such as compiling and analyzing data about surgical complications to determine areas for improvement.

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Maggard-Gibbons M. The use of report cards and outcome measurements to improve the safety of surgical care: the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23(7):589-99. doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2013-002223.

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