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Hawaii cardiothoracic

B Burden, E Taft
The performance improvement department at The Queen's Medical Center (QMC) in Honolulu, has been monitoring the outcomes of cardiovascular interventional procedures and cardiothoracic surgical procedures. By using an institution-wide database as well as participating in national cardiac databases, a set of clinical indicators is tracked, and quarterly reports are provided to the cardiovascular medicine (CV) and thoracic and cardiovascular surgery (TCV) services. After reviewing the data, a combined CV/TCV/anesthesia morbidity and mortality committee meets monthly to further evaluate the data, review cases, and formulate action plans based upon the findings...
March 1999: Journal for Healthcare Quality: Official Publication of the National Association for Healthcare Quality
M E Nellstein, T G Carr, S D Jones
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March 1997: Hawaii Medical Journal
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