Quality and Safety

The Cedars-Sinai Thyroid Cancer Program continuously monitors the quality of the care that is given to patients with thyroid cancer.

Among the quality measures observed and reported at the program are:

  • Physician board certification rates
  • Volume and type of procedures done at the center
  • Surgical complication rates
  • Adequacy of central lymph node dissections
  • FNA biopsy adequacy rates

Additionally, hospital wide measures include quality of care and patient satisfaction as well as: