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 practise changes required to reduce surgical complications and improve the quality and safety of surgical care.
Twice a year the teams come together for a Provincial Learning Collaborative to share their experiences to optimize the benefits of this program across participating sites.
A sister program to NSQIP, the Trauma Quality Improvement Program is used to improve trauma care. TQIP is implemented at: