The Michigan Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons (MSTCVS) has created a voluntary data and quality collaborative. This is a "pay for participation" model partially funded by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.
MSTCVS Quality Collaborative Mission:
The Michigan Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons Quality Collaborative is a multidisciplinary group of medical professionals dedicated to improving the care of cardiac surgery patients in Michigan. The MSTCVS Quality Collaborative promotes and shares optimal processes of care and cardiac surgery outcomes and implements quality improvement initiatives based on regional and national data as well as clinical research and evidence based cardiac surgery practice and guidelines.
Click here to go to the MSTCVS Quality Collaborative Web site.