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.