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Are you registered for this week's Quarterly Meeting?

There is still time to register for the upcoming Spring Quarterly Meeting scheduled for Thursday, March 28, 2024, at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens.

Meeting Highlights:

Mohammed Quader, MD (VCU) – VCSQI Board Updates:

  1. Present detailed and comprehensive updates on the VCSQI's ongoing projects, initiatives, and outcomes, ensuring the board is fully informed about the organization's current status and progress.

  2. Actively engage members during updates, encouraging open discussion, feedback, and input on the VCSQI's strategies, challenges, and opportunities for growth and improvement.

  3. Ensure that all updates and discussions are aligned with the VCSQI's overarching goals and values, promoting a consistent approach to transforming cardiovascular care and enhancing patient experience and value.

Eddie Fonner (VCSQI – Data Review:

  1. Conduct an in-depth analysis of the latest data from STS and CathPCI registries, focusing on key performance metrics, patient outcomes, and practice variations among VCSQI member institutions.

  2. Identify best practices and gaps in care by comparing current data against established cardiovascular care guidelines and standards.

  3. Develop actionable recommendations based on the data analysis, aimed at bridging identified gaps and enhancing patient care.

Dana Milner (VCU) - Decreasing Prolonged Intubation in the Cardiac Surgery ICU: A Quality Improvement Project:

  1. Conduct a comprehensive review and analysis of the current intubation practices and durations in the cardiac surgery ICU, identifying prevalent trends, challenges, and factors contributing to prolonged intubation.

  2. Identify evidence-based best practices and protocols for intubation and extubation in the cardiac surgery ICU setting and implement these practices to minimize the duration of intubation without compromising patient safety.

  3. Enhance collaboration and communication among the interdisciplinary team members in the cardiac surgery ICU, fostering a cohesive approach to managing and reducing prolonged intubation.

CME is awarded for your participation.

And the Collaborator of the Year award goes to....

The winner of the Collaborator of the Year Award will be announced at our Spring Quarterly Meeting. It will be a moment of pride and joy for the entire VCSQI community.

All nominees will be recognized for their outstanding contribution to VCSQI and to those we serve.

Raffle winners for those who completed various VCSQI surveys will also be revealed.

Let's come together to appreciate and acknowledge the hard work dedication, and spirit of collaboration that our members show every day.

Looking forward to seeing you and celebrating our incredible community together!

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