Publicly Available Databases in Otolaryngology Quality Improvement

Alexander L. Schneider, Jennifer M. Lavin*

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Abstract

The historical context for quality improvement is provided. Important differences are described between the two overarching types of databases: clinical registries and administrative databases. The pros and cons of each are provided as are examples of their utilization in otolaryngology–head and neck surgery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)185-194
Number of pages10
JournalOtolaryngologic Clinics of North America
Volume52
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2019

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Otolaryngology
Quality Improvement
Databases
Registries
Neck

Keywords

  • Administrative database
  • Clinical registry
  • NSQIP
  • Quality improvement
  • SEER

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology

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In: Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America, Vol. 52, No. 1, 02.2019, p. 185-194.

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