On December 29, 2022, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023 enacted a new training requirement for all Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)-registered practitioners. Read more HERE.
Dr. Angie Ingraham at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is conducting the Support Interhospital Transfer Decisions (SITe) study to understand providers’ experiences communicating during calls about interhospital transfers of older (≥60 years) emergency general surgery (EGS) patients. Click HERE for more information.
COVID-19 Resources for Surgeons
Clinical Education Resources
Educational documents, videos, podcasts and more related to patient care during COVID-19. Topics include critical care, patient care, staffing strategies and more.
Mental Health and Wellness Resources
Resources to help you care for yourself and colleagues during this crisis. Join the SCW private Facebook group to join a community of healthcare professionals.
Policy and Administrative Resources
Compiled list of COVID-19 resources related to appropriate use of PPE, physician reimbursement, caring for COVID-19 patients and more.
What we offer
Infastructure for collaborative learning focused on member-defined quality improvement initiatives.
Data platform for providing confidential, benchmarked performance reports to surgeons and hospitals, using existing data.
Mechanism for delivering updated evidence-based guidelines and best practices for surgical care.
The Surgical Collaborative of Wisconsin (SCW) is a collaborative practice change community that aims to optimize quality and reduce costs by improving surgical care and fostering provider professional development across practice settings.
To achieve this mission, SCW will:
- Establish a collaborative, non-competitive environment in which surgeons, related health care providers, and hospital administrators around the state can gather to promote the delivery of surgical care that is safe, effective, equitable, and patient-centered
- Develop a platform for comparative benchmarking of member-defined performance measures
- Disseminate evidence-based guidelines and facilitate tailoring of site-specific implementation strategies
- Provide a forum for individualized feedback and continued surgeon performance improvement