Measuring Surgical Quality
Scripps’ quality efforts related to surgical care include:
- Following evidence-based medicine guidelines in providing care
- System-wide surgical safety committee to share best practices, work on process improvement and optimize patient safety
- Tracking our performance and constantly working to improve on surgical care quality measures correlated with better health outcomes
- Holding the Scripps 1st Annual Quality Summit in November 2007. The speakers shared tips for improving surgical safety with 300+ Scripps employees. Keynote speaker provided follow up visit.