Surgical Care and Infection Prevention
When you need surgery, you want assurance that you will be receiving the best possible care. One way to assess that is to confirm that you are getting all of the recommended care for your condition - that is, care that is scientifically proven to be associated with good results.
For more information about each measure and its benchmark, click on the measure name.
Surgical Care: Infection Prevention Performance Summary
Surgical Care: Infection Prevention Outcomes Summary
1The source of the comparison for these measures is Hospital Compare, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, January 2013. The data reported for this set of measures are drawn from a representative sample of patients rather than all surgical patients.
2 BIDMC performance is drawn from internal reporting systems, and reflects data reported to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) on a quarterly basis.
3 The source of the comparison for these measures is drawn from internal benchmarks that BIDMC has established, and is based upon hospital performance data reported regulatory agencies.
Last updated: January 17, 2013