Quality Improvement in Surgical Setting: Perioperative Standardization

Wednesday May 8th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm CT

Quality improvement and practice standardization in the ambulatory surgery center (ASC) continues to be challenging across the U.S. healthcare system. Even a few failures create a large financial strain saying nothing of the potential impact to individual patient care. Patient preoperative standardization and bundling infection prevention strategies can help drive improved quality and may reduce resource impact.

Learning points:

  • Describe the trends in infection rates, public awareness and cost implications
  • Discuss the role of quality improvement and practice standardization
  • Identify key initiatives to manage risk factors in surgical care
  • Focus on improving practices, policies, and processes to mitigate the risk of patient and clinician



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