Illinois Surgical Quality Improvement Collaborative
Working Together to Achieve Rapid and Sustained Improvement for Surgical Patients
2015 January Kick-Off Conference
The Illinois Surgical Quality Improvement Collaborative (ISQIC) is a recently initiated collaborative partnership which includes:
  • 54 Illinois hospitals
  • The Illinois and Metropolitan Chicago Chapters of the American College of Surgeons
  • The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP)
  • The Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Center (SOQIC)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

Video of Dr. Bilimoria’s Introduction to ISQIC

Our mission is to work together to improve the quality of surgical care in Illinois.
  • Hospitals will be provided with detailed data regarding their performance compared to other Illinois hospitals, along with the tools to enact meaningful improvements when they identify problem areas.
  • Mentors, formal quality and process improvement training, and process improvement consultants will be available to the hospitals as they work to implement solutions.
  • Lessons learned at one hospital will be shared with all participating hospitals, so we can all learn from each other with a common goal of making care better and safer for the surgical patient in Illinois.

Announcements

ISQIC Video Coaching Project: Laparoscopic Colectomy

We are accepting applications for the 2016 Video Coaching Project through April 10th. Space is limited so apply today at http://isqic.org/Video/VideoCoaching.

Pilot Grants

ISQIC Pilot Grants are now available for all hospitals to apply on a rolling basis. Applications can be found on the ISQIC documents tab.

ISQIC Toolkits

Coming soon:
  • Perioperative Glycemic Control (Spring 2016)
  • Surgical Site Infection (Fall 2016)

Meetings

May 19, 2016 - ISQIC Excel Class

2pm-4pm
Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers
301 E. North Water Street

May 19, 2016 - ISQIC SCR Dinner

5:30pm-7:30pm
McCormick and Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant
41 E. Chestnut St. Chicago

May 20, 2016 – ISQIC Semi-Annual Meeting

Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers
301 E. North Water Street
Sheraton Ballroom-Second Floor
Check-in: 8:00am-8:30am
Conference: 8:30am-3:20pm
Networking Reception: 3:30pm-4:30pm
*Agenda can be found on the ISQIC documents tab.

July 16-19, 2016 - ACS NSQIP National Conference

Hilton San Diego Bayfront

January 20, 2017 - ISQIC Meeting

NIU Conference Center - Naperville

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