Title

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database: 2016 Update on Outcomes and Quality.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1-2016

Publication Title

The Annals of thoracic surgery

Abstract

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Database is one of the longest-standing, largest, and most highly regarded clinical data registries in health care. It serves as the foundation for all quality measurement and improvement activities of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. This report summarizes current aggregate national outcomes in adult cardiac surgery and reviews database-related activities in the areas of quality measurement and performance improvement.

Medical Subject Headings

Adult; Cardiology; Humans; Outcome Assessment (Health Care); Quality Improvement; Societies, Medical; Thoracic Surgery

PubMed ID

26616408

Volume

101

Issue

1

First Page

24

Last Page

32

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