How to use TQIP Benchmark Reports to drive performance improvement

The Trauma Quality Improvement Program (TQIP) was launched in 2009, and for the first nine years it was completely voluntary. However, as of January 1, 2017, participation in TQIP is a requirement for all trauma centers verified by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). That means there are…

Quality & PI

A process improvement framework for trauma

When your trauma program gets a poor result on its TQIP Benchmark Report, you need an organized way to turn ideas into action. Here is the framework we use at my Level II trauma center:…

Program Management
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