Tag: ACS NSQIP

ERPs for colorectal surgery not easily implemented

Editor's Note This study led by American College of Surgeons researchers finds that most hospitals that implemented an enhanced recovery program (ERP) for colorectal surgery had difficulty improving process compliance. Researchers evaluated improvement uniformity among 151 hospitals participating in an 18-month implementation protocol for 6 ERP process measures (oral antibiotics,…

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By: Judy Mathias
March 8, 2023
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Prognostic value of preop surgeon intuition vs ACS-NSQIP risk calculator

Editor's Note This study by researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, finds that preoperative surgeon intuition is an independent predictor of postoperative complications, but it isn’t as strong as the predictive power of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS-NSQIP)…

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By: Judy Mathias
February 28, 2023
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