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Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety

Making quality stick: Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety: Using data analytics to improve patient care

This excerpt from Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety summarizes the essential role of registries in providing clinically relevant data necessary to improve patient care.

Making quality stick: Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety: Individual disciplines working together in an increasingly regulated environment

This excerpt from Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety describes some of the external regulatory pressures facing health care professionals and underscores the importance of a commitment to accountability and transparency to meet these demands.

Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety

Looking forward – January 2018

Dr. Hoyt describes how Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety fosters a culture of quality and safety.

Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety

Making quality stick: Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety: Creating a culture of high reliability

This excerpt from Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety describes strategies, such as patient safety reports and root-cause analysis, which can be used to cultivate a culture of patient safety.

Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety

Making quality stick: Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety: The SQSC and credentialing and privileging processes ensure sustainability of standards

This excerpt from the Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety manual describes the role of the surgical quality and safety committee and the importance of standardized credentialing processes.

Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety

Making quality stick: Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety: The SQO and review processes: Keys to staying on track

This excerpt from the Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety manual describes the role of the Surgical Quality Officer as well as the general responsibilities of case review and peer committees.

Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety

Making quality stick: Optimal Resources for Quality and Safety

A key component in the Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety manual is the five phases of surgical care and the surgeon’s responsibilities at each stage.

Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety

ACS releases quality and safety manual

The Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety manual, which introduces key concepts in quality, safety, and reliability, is intended for surgeon leaders seeking to improve patient care.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – August 2017

The College’s and the ABS’ role in addressing concerns related to MOC requirements is the focus of this month’s column.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – July 2017

Dr. Hoyt describes the College’s efforts to provide members of the surgical patient care team with the resources necessary to improve outcomes, including the Quality and Safety Conference, and the release of Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety.

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