Quality Measures for Congenital and Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

Jeffrey Phillip Jacobs, Marshall L Jacobs, Erle H. Austin, Constantine Mavroudis, Sara K. Pasquali, Francois G. Lacour–gayet, Christo I. Tchervenkov, Hal Walters, Emile A. Bacha, Pedro J. del Nido, Charles D. Fraser, J. William Gaynor, Jennifer C. Hirsch, David L S Morales, Kamal K. Pourmoghadam, James S. Tweddell, Richard L. Prager, John E. Mayer

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Abstract

This article presents 21 “Quality Measures for Congenital and Pediatric Cardiac Surgery” that were developed and approved by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) and endorsed by the Congenital Heart Surgeons’ Society (CHSS). These Quality Measures are organized according to Donabedian’s Triad of Structure, Process, and Outcome. It is hoped that these quality measures can aid in congenital and pediatric cardiac surgical quality assessment and quality improvement initiatives.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)32-47
Number of pages16
JournalWorld Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Hearth Surgery
Volume3
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • database
  • outcomes
  • quality assessment
  • quality improvement

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Surgery
  • Medicine(all)
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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    Jacobs, J. P., Jacobs, M. L., Austin, E. H., Mavroudis, C., Pasquali, S. K., Lacour–gayet, F. G., Tchervenkov, C. I., Walters, H., Bacha, E. A., del Nido, P. J., Fraser, C. D., Gaynor, J. W., Hirsch, J. C., Morales, D. L. S., Pourmoghadam, K. K., Tweddell, J. S., Prager, R. L., & Mayer, J. E. (2012). Quality Measures for Congenital and Pediatric Cardiac Surgery. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Hearth Surgery, 3(1), 32-47. https://doi.org/10.1177/2150135111426732