July 14, 2021

New cross-specialty ACS Quality Verification Program

Editor's Note

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) on July 12 announced their new cross-specialty ACS Quality Verification Program (ACS QVP) at the 2021 ACS Quality and Safety Conference.

The program provides the tools for hospitals to have a standardized approach to surgical care for all surgical patients. It is based on 12 program standards that are adapted from core elements of the Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety (Red Book).

ACS QVP was developed in such a way that hospitals will:

  • be able to identify problems with reliable, clinically relevant benchmark data
  • have appropriate mechanisms in place to solve their problems
  • have the underlying infrastructure to communicate findings and prevent future problems.

Hospitals can now enroll in ACS QVP online at http://www.facs.org/qvp.

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