A number of new quality enhancements will be implemented in late 2021 and early 2022.
The STS Quality Measurement Taskforce develops the composite performance measures, which are reflected in Database participant harvest report, and are published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery.
Coming soon: ACSD multiprocedure composite and GTSD pulmonary resection composite
Adult Cardiac Surgery Database
STS Composite Measure Series: 3-Year CABG Composite for Adult Cardiac Surgery
This video details a new methodology for estimating composite performance scores and star ratings for isolated coronary artery bypass grafting. The update, which uses 3-year analytic data windows, will be implemented in late 2021 and early 2022 in the Adult Cardiac Surgery Database. Presenter: David M. Shahian, MD, Chair, STS Workforce on Quality