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:

  • Public Reporting Consent Forms Due March 12
  • AQO Online Now Available
  • Access ACSD Surgeon Worksheets
  • New FAQs Added to Website
  • Staging Tables Assist with AJCC 8th Edition
  • Clarifications for ACSD Data Collection
  • Clarifications for CHSD Data Collection
  • Thank You for Submitting AQO Feedback
  • New DCRI Contact Information

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