Surgical Collaborative of Wisconsin

The Surgical Collaborative of Wisconsin (SCW) is a surgeon-led practice change community. We aim to optimize quality, reduce costs, and promote the delivery of care that is safe, effective, equitable, and patient-centered.

What we offer

A collaborative environment to promote the delivery of high-quality, high-value surgical care

Benchmarked reports of member-defined performance measures

A forum for individualized feedback and performance improvement

Site-specific implementation strategies for evidence-based guidelines

Where we are


Bringing Surgical Quality to all of Wisconsin

SCW engages hospitals across the entire state of Wisconsin, from large academic centers to small community hospitals.

What we’re doing now

News and Events

  • October 4, 2017

    SCW coordinating center team attended the Inaugural CECQI Collaborative Quality Improvement Summit in Boyne Falls, MI. SCW Director Caprice Greenberg, MD, MPH presented an update on SCW at the session, "State Models for Collaborative Quality Initiatives."

  • October 4 – 5, 2017

    The SCW coordinating center team attended the Michigan Surgical Collaborative’s annual conference in Boyne Falls, Michigan.

  • November 3, 2017

    An informational session about SCW took place from 12:00 noon - 2:00 PM at the Wisconsin Surgical Society meeting in Kohler, WI. Learn more.