FEATURE: A Tale of Three Successful QI Studies


A Tale of Three Successful QI Studies

ASCs in Iowa, New Mexico and North Carolina share their stories

Ever since Lakeview Surgery Center in West Des Moines, Iowa, opened its doors more than 20 years ago, quality improvement (QI) studies have played a key role in helping the ASC provide a better experience for its patients and achieve greater success, says Kate Foreman, the center’s quality coordinator. “We took QI studies seriously from the get-go. When you do worthwhile studies, you can identify and implement different interventions that improve your center and elevate your performance.”

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