Surgical complications


Insurer Provides Financial Incentives, Infrastructure, and Other Support To Stimulate Provider Participation in Quality Improvement Collaborations 05/21/12

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network (its sister health maintenance organization) sponsor 20 provider-led regional statewide collaborations, known as Collaborative Quality...

Standardized Processes Improve Adherence to Evidence-Based Protocols, Significantly Reducing Common Surgery-Related Complications 02/20/08

To reduce common surgery-related problems, Baystate Medical Center standardized and automated evidence-based protocols and processes related to the selection, timely initiation, and...

Alerts, Standing Orders, and Care Pathways Boost Quality of Care for Pneumonia, Heart Attack, and Heart Failure 01/18/08

Reid Hospital created a system of alerts, standing orders, and care pathways to eliminate gaps in the care of patients with pneumonia, acute myocardial infarction, and heart failure, and to...


Safe Surgery 2015 Toolkit 09/18/14

This toolkit is part of the World Health Organization Safe Surgery 2015 Initiative, which is using the Surgical Safety Checklist Program to help hospitals reduce surgical infections, major complications, and related deaths. The goal is to...

Preventing Wrong-Site Surgery Toolkit 03/19/08

This toolkit includes information to aid health care facilities in preventing wrong-site surgeries.

The toolkit includes the following information:

  • Prevention program tools
  • Educational tools
  • Snapshots
  • ...

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