Measuring the Quality of Care Provided at the Cedars-Sinai Sinus Center
The Cedars-Sinai Sinus Center continually monitors and reports factors associated with a high quality of patient care.
Quality measures for the Sinus Center include:
- The volume of sinus surgeries done each year
- The percentage of procedures done on an outpatient basis
- Patient assessments of improvements in their sinus condition at three months, six months and 12 months after surgery. These assessments are done using the Sino-nasal Outcome Test (SNOT-22).
A number of other quality of care measures are done for Cedars-Sinai Medical Center as a whole, including:
- Nursing excellence
- Patient satisfaction with outpatient care
- Patient satisfaction with inpatient care
- Prevention of hospital-acquired infections
- Surgical care measures such as prevention of surgical infections and blood clots
- Consumer perceptions of Cedars-Sinai