ASA Announces New Anesthesia Quality Institute Executive

DeLaine Schmitz comes to AQI from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons where she was most recently the director of quality. Learn more.

Announcement of Chief Quality Officer Resignation

ASA Chief Quality Officer Richard Dutton, M.D., will be leaving the American Society of Anesthesiologists® (ASA®), effective August 28, 2015 after six years. Dr. Dutton is leaving to join the U.S. Anesthesia Partners (USAP) as their inaugural Chief Quality Officer. Learn more.

AQI wins Power of A Award for second year in a row!

The American Society of Association Executives announced the winners of its 2015 Power of A Awards. Learn more about the Power of A Award. Check out more about the initiatives AQI is making to improve quality and our award designation.

New-The QCDR approved measures for 2015 have been added.

Visit the QCDR page to view the new measures.

Did you know that NACOR is much more than just a QCDR?

Learn the benefits of being a NACOR participant and begin taking full advantage of your NACOR participation today! Note: Signing up for NACOR does not mean you are signed up to participate in the QCDR. Learn more about participating in the QCDR.

Anesthesia-Related Complications Decreased by Half 2010-2013

A study on cases from the National Clinical Outcomes Registry (NACOR).

ASA Practice Survey

The American Society of Anesthesiologists reached out to the AQI to collaborate in developing a practice survey. Read more.

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RESOURCES

QCDR Virtual Office Hours Webinar

Join AQI for an open question and answer session for reporting via the QCDR.

Reporting Through AQI: Demonstration of Reports Available to Practices

Join AQI for this webinar that will demonstrate the various reports that a practice has access to when reporting through NACOR.

How to Get Your Data to AQI

Join AQI for this webinar where AQI will walk you through the process of submitting data to AQI's National Anesthesia Clinical Outcomes Registry.

A Sustainable Model for the Information Age?

The technical development of the National Anesthesia Clinical Outcomes Registry and the approach taken to define the specialty of anesthesiology and the performance of anesthesiologists may serve as a model for other specialty society efforts. Read more.

Five Years of AQI

What Do We Know About Ourselves Now? Read more.

Emergency Manuals Implementation Collaborative (EMIC)

Find links to many free tools and resources.

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