STS National Database News

STS National Database News is a bimonthly publication offering news and updates about the STS National Database, established in 1989 as an initiative for quality improvement and patient safety in cardiothoracic surgery. As of January 1, 2018, the STS National Database has four components, each focusing on a different area of cardiothoracic surgery—Adult Cardiac SurgeryGeneral Thoracic Surgery, and Congenital Heart Surgery, as well as mechanical circulatory support via the Intermacs Database.

Current Issue

In this issue:

  • Intermacs to Join the Database
  • AQO Online Available Soon
  • Register for the STS Annual Meeting
  • ACSD Updates: Data Quality Reports, Procedure IDs, Valve Abstraction
  • Change in Feedback Report for CHSD
  • 2018 Invoices Sent
  • Continuous Harvesting Available—Submit Data Often
  • Submit Participant Account Updates
  • Get Answers to Your Clinical Questions
  • TVT Registry Participants: Update on Cerebral Protection Devices

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