Table 4, Chapter 14List of American College of Surgeons national surgical quality improvement program collaboratives including type, number of sites, and payor

GroupType# of SitesPayor Involvement
Canadian National Surgical Quality Improvement Collaborative (CAN-NSQIP)Regional6Canadian Health Authorities
Connecticut Surgical Quality Coalition (CTSQC)Regional5None at this time
Department of Defense/TRICARESystem-wide16Department of Defense/TRICARE
Florida Surgical Care Initiative (FSCI)Regional63BlueCross BlueShield of Florida
Fraser Health Systems (Canada)System-wide3Fraser Health Authority
Illinois Surgical Quality Improvement Collaborative (ISQIC)Regional12None at this time
Kaiser Permanente Northern California Regional NSQIP Collaborative (KPNCRNC)System-wide21Kaiser Permanente Northern California
Kaiser Permanente Southern California Regional NSQIP Collaborative (KPNCRNC)System-wide8Kaiser Permanente Southern California
MaineHealth CollaborativeSystem-wide6MaineHealth
Mayo Clinic Surgical Quality Consortium (MCSQC)System-wide5Mayo Clinic
Northern California Surgical Quality Collaborative (NCSQC)Regional4None at this time
Nebraska CollaborativeRegional2BlueCross BlueShield of Nebraska
Oregon NSQIP ConsortiaRegional8None at this time
Pennsylvania NSQIP ConsortiaRegional10None at this time
Partners HealthCareSystem-wide5BlueCross BlueShield Massachusetts
Surgical Quality Action Network – British Columbia, Canada (SQAN)Regional21BC Patient Safety & Quality Council
Tennessee Surgical Quality Collaborative (TSQC)Regional10BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation
Upstate New York Surgical Quality InitiativeRegional7Excellus
ACS NSQIP Colectomy CollaborativeVirtual36None at this time
ACS NSQIP Glucose Control Collaborative (Pending)Virtual4None at this time
ACS NSQIP Rural Collaborative (Pending)Virtual5None at this time
ACS NSQIP Residency Training Collaborative (Pending)VirtualTBDNone at this time
Indiana Collaborative (Pending)Regional7None at this time
Maryland Collaborative (Pending)Regional3None at this time
Texas Collaborative (Pending)Regional16None at this time
Virginia Collaborative (Pending)Regional11None at this time
Wisconsin Collaborative (Pending)Regional6None at this time

Abbreviation: TBD= to be determined

Adapted from ACS NSQIP Annual Meeting, July 2011

Reprinted by permission from the American College of Surgeons NSQIP.

From: Chapter 14, Use of Report Cards and Outcome Measurements To Improve Safety of Surgical Care: American College of Surgeons National Quality Improvement Program (NEW)

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