Tag Archive for ‘ACS NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator’

Coming next month in JACS and online now: Enhancing the American College of Surgeons NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator to predict geriatric outcomes

The ACS NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator can predict four unique outcomes germane to geriatric surgical patients, with improvement of predictive capability after accounting for geriatric risk factors, according to findings published in JACS.

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Coming next month in JACS and online now: Examining ACS NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator accuracy for emergent and elective colorectal operations

A new JACS study examines the accuracy the ACS NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator accuracy for emergent and elective colorectal operations.

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Using the ACS NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator for surgical education and quality improvement

This article summarizes the surgical education benefits of incorporating the ACS NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator into weekly morbidity and mortality conferences at the New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medicine, NY.

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JACS CME and the ACS NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator

Two ACS resources are highlighted in this month’s column—JACS and the ACS NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator.

ACS NSQIP National Conference: Speakers promote professionalism, collaboration to achieve quality improvement

More than 1,000 individuals who work in hospital quality improvement programs participated in the ACS National Surgical Quality Improvement Program 2013 National Conference, July 13–16, at the Bayfront Hilton San Diego, CA. Attendees participated in a variety of sessions aimed at reducing surgical complications, applying quality improvement concepts to difficult surgical problems, and maximizing efficiency and resource use in health care.

New ACS NSQIP® Surgical Risk Calculator offers personalized estimates of surgical complications

According to a study that will appear in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons later this year, the new ACS National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Surgical Risk Calculator uses highly detailed and accurate data collected from nearly 400 hospitals and 1.4 million patients to develop a universal risk calculator that covers more than 1,500 unique surgical procedures across multiple specialties.

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