This Viewpoint discusses Standards for Quality Improvement Reporting Excellence (SQUIRE) 2.0 and how they can be used for to plan and design a quality improvement intervention.
This article describes the developing field of implementation science in surgery, the study and application of methods to promote the integration of evidence-based research findings into health care policy and practice.
This cohort study compares clinical outcomes of patients with intermittent claudication and peripheral arterial disease treated with revascularization vs medical treatment.
This prospective study from the Washington State Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program describes the thromboembolic complications and contemporary venous thromboembolism prophylaxis patterns in 16 115 consecutive patients undergoing colorectal surgery.
This study describes the development of a pragmatic clinical trial to address questions regarding the use of antibiotics vs appendectomy to treat acute appendicitis.
This Special Communication summarizes the National Institutes of Health and American College of Surgeons Summit on Surgical Disparities Research to develop a national surgical disparities research agenda and funding priorities.
This Viewpoint reports on a recently convened panel of coding and quality experts who are part of the UHC PSI Documentation Project to develop consensus on what constitutes an “accidental puncture or laceration” to enhance the comparability of performance data and to support members’ quality improvement initiatives.