STS Webinar Series
- AVR + CABG Composite Public Reporting – February 2014
- Mediastinal Staging for Lung Cancer Screening – March 2014
- Data Manager Education on Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Spec Upgrade – Spring 2014
STS Glycemic Control Webinar • April 16, 2013
Sponsored by the STS Task Force on Quality Initiatives, the second quality webinar, held April 16, 2013, focused on glycemic control. Moderated by Kevin W. Lobdell, MD, the webinar included presentations by Anthony P. Furnary, MD and Harold L. Lazar, MD, two recognized experts in the field.
Please send questions and comments to Jane Han, Manager of Quality Metrics and Initiatives, at JHan [at] sts [dot] org.
Public Reporting Webinar • Aug. 29, 2012
A Public Reporting Webinar was held on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 to provide Adult Cardiac Surgery Database participants with an overview of updates on STS Public Reporting Online and the Consumer Reports website. Participants also received information on the benefits and importance of public reporting, as well as an explanation of star ratings for the CABG composite measure and the new AVR composite measure and the consent form required for public reporting participation. A question and answer session immediately followed the presentation. An online presentation of the STS Public Reporting Webinar may be viewed here.
STS Blood Conservation Webinar • Feb. 28, 2012
The first STS quality webinar, held February 28, 2012, on the topic of blood conservation, included presentations by a multidisciplinary panel of recognized experts, followed by a question and answer session. Speakers were: Victor A. Ferraris, MD, PhD; Bruce D. Spiess, MD, FAHA; Kenneth G. Shann, CCP; and Alan M. Speir, MD. An online presentation of the Blood Conservation Webinar may be viewed here. Please note: you will need to complete a short form to access the content.