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Surgeon-Driven Quality Effort Slashes Complications, Costs (April 2013)
2012 NSQIP Poster


Inspiring Quality Forum Notes Progress in Tennessee ( September 7, 2012)


Hospital teamwork improves care, reduces costs (August 21, 2012)


American College of Surgeons and Tennessee Health Care Leaders Host Forum to Discuss New Model for Improving Quality and Reducing Health Care Costs (August 6, 2012)


Collaboration boosts hospitals (August 4, 2012)


BlueCross Grant Extends Surgical Care Improvement Effort (August 3 ,2012)


Dr. Joe Cofer named TMA Public Health Champion (August 1, 2012)


Dr. Joseph B. Cofer: Surgical group works to improve outcomes, cut costs (July 28, 2012)


Tennessee Center for Patient Safety Makes Strides Statewide (March 5, 2012)


Tennessee Hospitals Cut Costs and improve Outcomes (March 2012)


TN hospitals laying foundation for continuously improving care (February 20, 2012)


Hospitals get more open about mistakes (February 12, 2012)


Tennessee hospital group saves money, improves care (February 2, 2012)


Tennessee hospital collaborative improves surgical outcomes (January 30, 2012)


Tenn. hospitals see savings, better outcomes after taking part in quality collaborative, study says (January 24, 2012)


Tennessee Surgical Quality Collaborative Improved Outcomes, Costs (January 23, 2012)


Regional Surgical Quality Collaborative Significantly Improves Surgical Outcomes and Reduces Cost (January 23, 2012)


Using the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program and the Tennessee Surgical Quality Collaborative to Improve Surgical Outcomes (January 2012)

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