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.

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