Surgical Collaborative of Wisconsin

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’re doing now

Fall 2019 Newsletter

Are you interested in joining SCW or do you want to learn more? Check out our Fall 2019 Newsletter to find more information regarding current quality initiatives, policy updates, and upcoming events.

SCW On the Road

If you have an interest in SCW coming to your hospital, delivering performance reports, and meeting with your surgeons and quality team please send us your contact information and we will set up a time to come meet with you. 

Pediatric Surgical Care

Join us for a collaborative learning series focused on providing general surgeons with information regarding best practices surrounding common surgical procedures performed on the pediatric population. 

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.

Our Mission

Participating Hospitals

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