The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database: 2016 Update on Outcomes and Quality
D'Agostino RS, Jacobs JP, Badhwar V, Paone G, Rankin JS, Han JM, McDonald D, Shahian DM. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database: 2016 Update on Outcomes and Quality. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan;101(1):24-32.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
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