Day 3: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
3:25 pm – 5:05 pm
Sean C. Dowdy
Jamie N. Bakkum-Gamez, Susan Khalil
This session will provide an overview of quality assessment and quality improvement for gynecologic surgeons. An expert panel will discuss tools available to improve surgical quality and facilitate a culture of change, safety, and continuous improvement in your hospital. Relevant examples of projects which have successfully improved quality and value will be provided. Recognizing that reimbursement will be increasingly dependent on surgical outcomes, the current state and future of quality measures in surgery will be discussed. Finally, effective translation of quality improvement into research will be reviewed to facilitate sharing of learnings to the benefit of patients everywhere.
At the conclusion of this course, the clinician will be able to: 1) Implement practice changes that will result in improvements in quality, safety and value in gynecology surgery.
Please refer to program below.