The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) at Massachusetts General Hospital measures and improves the quality and safety of care our patients receive.
The quality and safety initiatives in OMFS are led by Edward Lahey, MD, DMD. His team engages with faculty, staff, residents, students and patients to measure the quality and safety of care our patients receive. These initiatives include:
Mass General measures quality of care in the following ways:
Mass General and OMFS use technology, staff development, state-of-the-art facilities and individualized treatment programs to deliver the best and safest care possible.
Additionally, Mass General participates in several national and state initiatives to gather comparable data and report on hospital quality and safety.