NEUROSURGERY

Use of Risk Model for Assessment of Resident Perception of Surgical Complexity and Evaluation of Procedural Competence

Apr 21, 2019 by in NEUROSURGERY Comments Off on Use of Risk Model for Assessment of Resident Perception of Surgical Complexity and Evaluation of Procedural Competence

Abstract Neurosurgical resident education is a sophisticated process with many evaluation tools currently in use. The American Board of Neurosurgical Surgeons (ABNS) requires a pregraduation pass score on the written…

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Quality of Care and Outcomes in Pediatric Neurosurgery: Incorporating Evidence-Based Practice

Apr 21, 2019 by in NEUROSURGERY Comments Off on Quality of Care and Outcomes in Pediatric Neurosurgery: Incorporating Evidence-Based Practice

Abstract Pediatric neurosurgical conditions can dramatically affect development, functional status, and therefore quality of life—these changes can have life lasting consequences or benefits. There are very few disease-specific quality outcome…

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Improving Performance by Improving Education

Apr 21, 2019 by in NEUROSURGERY Comments Off on Improving Performance by Improving Education

Abstract Optimizing the role of learners in quality improvement (QI) and neurosurgical performance requires understanding and closing historical gaps between traditional didactic teaching methods and the needs of today’s contemporary…

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Improving Outcomes: Big Data and Predictive Analytics

Apr 21, 2019 by in NEUROSURGERY Comments Off on Improving Outcomes: Big Data and Predictive Analytics

Abstract The Computational Neurosurgery Outcomes Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital focuses on new knowledge creation and value-based innovation with big data, predictive analytics, patient-reported outcomes, and national databases. Work…

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Reducing Readmissions

Apr 21, 2019 by in NEUROSURGERY Comments Off on Reducing Readmissions

Abstract As the health care landscape continues to evolve, significant emphasis is being placed on cost-effectiveness while maintaining quality care. Hospital readmissions are being used as one of the surrogates…

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