Successful implementation of the Department of Veterans Affairs' National Surgical Quality Improvement Program in the private sector: the Patient Safety in Surgery study.

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BACKGROUND The Veterans Affairs' (VA) National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) has been associated with significant reductions in postoperative morbidity and mortality. We sought to determine if NSQIP methods and risk models were applicable to private sector (PS) hospitals and if implementation of the NSQIP in the PS would be associated with… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e3181823485

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@article{Khuri2008SuccessfulIO, title={Successful implementation of the Department of Veterans Affairs' National Surgical Quality Improvement Program in the private sector: the Patient Safety in Surgery study.}, author={Shukri F. Khuri and William G. Henderson and Jennifer T Daley and Olga Jonasson and Rayford Scott Jones and Darrell A. Campbell and Aaron S. Fink and Robert M. Mentzer and Leigh A. Neumayer and Karl E Hammermeister and Cecilia L Mosca and Nancy A Healey}, journal={Annals of surgery}, year={2008}, volume={248 2}, pages={329-36} }