Department of Surgery
About the Codman Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery
The Codman Center’s mission is to deliver the safest, highest value patient care through innovative research and education.
Dr. Ernest A. Codman
Dr. Ernest A. Codman was a pioneer in medical quality assessment and had a passion for hospital reform.
How We Benchmark Data
We benchmark data and results against a database of over 500 hospitals.
Reduction in Readmission Rate
During a three-year period, the center’s initiatives have resulted in a 20% reduction in the Department of Surgery’s readmission rate.