Process Improvements Lead to Surgical Site Infection Reduction and NSQIP Rating Excellence
In an effort to reduce the incidence of surgical site infections in the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery at Mayo Clinic Rochester, a multidisciplinary team was formed. ME&C was engaged to help with data analysis, team facilitation, and implementation. The goal was to reduce the incidence of surgical site infections, and to improve this performance to the top decile in the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP).
The team’s experience was published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, and the team was an active participant in the Joint Commission Transformation of Care Collaborative on Reducing Surgical Site Infections. Read article
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