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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Enhancing the Efficiency of Data Collection for Surgical Quality Improvement
Principal Investigator:

Nader N. Massarweh

Location: Decatur, GA
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: May 2021 - April 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $78,866
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Electronic health record (EHR) and clinical registry data are commonly used for the evaluation of hospital surgical quality and safety. Although the majority of national quality initiatives utilize EHR or administrative data, their ability to discriminate performance on nationally endorsed quality indicators has been brought into question and it is unclear how well certain outcomes, such as postoperative complications, are ascertained. By comparison, while clinical registry data are widely consi...

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