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The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Massachusetts General Hospital is committed to providing the highest quality patient care and safety.
The Quality Assurance Committees in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Massachusetts General Hospital track a defined set of events that may be encountered in association with our practice of obstetrics and gynecology. We document these incidents, review the circumstance and often bring them to a multidisciplinary review committee for discussion and analysis. These events are tracked in a database to determine trends and ultimately develop improved quality and safety practices.
In many, if not most, cases, the events reviewed are anticipated, unavoidable and/or understandable, but by reviewing all these events we hope to identify the few cases that will point to opportunities to improve our systems and care.
If you have questions about quality and safety in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology or about your specific procedure, please speak with your physician or contact Jeffrey Ecker, MD, director of quality and safety.
Types of events we want to know about and review include:
Learn more about quality and safety control at the Mass General Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
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