Key Takeaways: What Does “Quality” Really Means in COEs?

Share this post:

Self-insured employers considering Center of Excellence (COE) solutions for MSK and bariatrics run into a significant challenge: There is no standard definition of what “excellence” means. Even if there were, not all surgeons in a facility deliver the same quality of care. In this webinar, we discussed how a surgeon-first approach to assessing quality leads to better outcomes, accessibility, and results.

Key takeaways:

  • The average person doesn’t have an easy way to find quality surgeons. This is a problem because on average, complication rates range from 8-15% 
  • Surprisingly, around one-third of surgeons in a given market aren’t board certified. Of those, another third aren’t fellowship trained. Look for a solution that only includes surgeons with the specialized training associated with lower complications.  
  • Matt Harmon from AutoZone shared that his company has saved nearly $15M through SurgeryPlus and he regularly hears from AutoZoners who say the benefit has changed their lives.

 

Hear more about AutoZone’s experience with SurgeryPlus.

Get Free Shipping On Orders Over $50

Are you a member?

To get you to the right place, click the link below to indicate whether you are a member of SurgeryPlus or Cancer Care Direct.

Let’s Connect

Please fill out the contact form so the right person can be in touch quickly. Or Reach Us at 855-200-2099

"*" indicates required fields

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.