Surgical Quality & Patient Safety
The Office of Surgical Quality & Patient Safety assists with any related quality and safety issues or topics of surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Examples of available services include location and extraction of data, planning, data summary and analysis, implementation, evaluation, and communication methods. Also identification of other institutional resources, bench-marking studies, statistical analysis of outcomes or processes, and design, implementation, and assessment of small scale related projects. Medical center staff with concerns are also encouraged to contact quality with questions.
- Check perceived quality issue validity
- Topic submission for the quarterly interdisciplinary MMI
- Impact of quality metrics on reimbursement or reputation
Professor & Vice Chair of Clinical ServicesDepartment of Pediatric SurgeryAssociate Surgeon-in-Chief & Chief Surgical Quality and Innovations OfficerMonroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at VanderbiltAssociate Program Director, Pediatric Surgery FellowshipVanderbilt UniversityVice Chair for Surgical Quality and Patient SafetySection of Surgical Sciences