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Quality Improvement Programs

Surgery SCN

National Surgery Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP)

The National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) uses clinical data to understand and improve performance.

NSQIP Teams are in place at:

These teams collect clinical data – including post-operative outcomes – and use this information to identify opportunities for improvement. Surgical teams and support staff within these sites implement the practice changes required to reduce surgical complications and improve the quality and safety of surgical care.

The teams come together annually for a Provincial Learning Collaborative to share their experiences to optimize the benefits of this program across participating sites.

Trauma Quality Improvement Program (TQIP)

The Trauma Quality Improvement Program helps trauma care providers measure and improve care. Building on standardized and comparable data collection, trauma sites identify areas for improvement.  Participation in TQIP will lead to improved patient care and system efficiency through a reduction in complications and the costs associated with them. TQIP is implemented at:

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