Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery

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Product Overview

The Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery application provides data to help improve the perioperative and post hospital management and care of patients requiring CABG surgery. IN-DEVELOPMENT

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Benefits

Benefits Include:

  • Reduction in surgical complication rates for CABG patients.
  • Increased volume of patients discharged to home vs. acute or extended post‐discharge care after CABG surgery.
  • Reduction in readmission rates after CABG surgery.
  • Decreased cost per case and length of stay for CABG patients.

Data Sources

  • Clinical EMR

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: A Deeper View

Success Measures

Opportunity Identification:

  • Identify opportunities to reduce variation in care delivery for CABG surgery patients in order to improve quality of care for these patients

Process Improvements:

  • Increase number of CABG patients extubated within 24 hours of surgical end time.
  • Increase total patient time spent within targeted glucose rate while reducing the number of hypoglycemic/hyperglycemic events.
  • Reduce utilization of blood products for CABG patients.
  • Reduce time to first out-of-bed activity for CABG patients.
  • Improve post-operative pain scores for CABG patients, while reducing narcotic use.
  • Increase the use of targeted interventions based on system-tailored risk stratification.
  • Increase compliance to perioperative and post-hospital medication and treatment regimens/interventions for CABG patients.

Outcomes Improvement:

  • Decrease mortality rate for CABG patients.
  • Decrease average length of stay for CABG patients.
  • Decrease average variable cost per case for CABG patients.
  • Increase rate of CABG patients discharged to home vs. acute or extended post-discharge care.
  • Decrease rates of surgical complication for CABG patients.