Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute Outcomes
General Surgery ACS NSQIP Outcomes
The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) objectively measures and reports risk-adjusted surgical outcomes based on a defined sampling and abstraction methodology. These outcomes data reflect Cleveland Clinic’s overall general surgery ACS NSQIP performance benchmarked against 719 participating sites and overall colorectal surgery benchmarked against 699 participating sites.
|General Surgery (719 Sites)||N||Observed||Expected|
|30 Day Mortalityᵃ||1364||1.10%||2.00%|
|30 Day Morbidityᵃ||1364||14.81%||17.32%|
|Ventilator > 48 Hours||1353||2.00%||1.61%|
|Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) / Pulmonary Embolusᵇ||1364||3.23%||2.21%|
|Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)||1364||1.10%||1.79%|
|Surgical Site Infection (SSI)||1351||9.70%||10.05%|
|Return to Operating Room (ROR)||1364||5.13%||5.56%|
American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program, 2020.
ACS NSQIP® Semiannual Report July 23, 2020, Chicago: American College of Surgeons.
ᵃIdentified as a statistical outlier (lower than expected) by the ACS NSQIP hierarchical model.
ᵇIdentified as a statistical outlier (higher than expected) by the ACS NSQIP hierarchical model.