Surgery Data

lighthouse-CS-128x128All Massachusetts hospitals that perform cardiac surgery must submit patient and surgeon specific data to Mass-DAC, including 30-day follow-up and mortality data. Hospitals must utilize the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) National Cardiac Database Instrument and the supplemental Mass-DAC field specifications for extra fields required by Massachusetts. All data will be collected with no exclusions, including identifying demographic information on both patient and physician.

Resources and specifications


Additional details on how to use the Mass-DAC Secure Document Repository are available in the user guide:
Secure Repository User Guide for data managers