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Quality Measures: Surgical Care

Count on your surgical team at Mount Auburn Hospital to follow proven standards of care to reduce your risk of complications.

Safe Surgery Checklist

Trust that you or your loved ones will receive the right surgical procedure at the right site at Mount Auburn Hospital. Our surgical teams use a safe surgery checklist for every inpatient and outpatient surgical procedure. This checklist helps us communicate effectively and keep you safe before, during and after surgery.

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Reducing Surgical Site Infections

Surgical site infections (SSIs) are post-surgery infections at the part of the body where the surgery happened. Some SSIs affect just the skin, while others affect deeper tissues. Nationally, infections develop in about 1 to 3 percent of patients who have surgery.

Your care team at Mount Auburn Hospital takes measures to prevent infections. You can help keep yourself and your loved ones safe by following infection-prevention guidelines at home and at the hospital.

SSIs Following Colon Surgery

Mount Auburn Hospital — 1.34

State of Massachusetts Avg — 1.22

United States Avg — 1.01

SSIs following Abdominal Hysterectomy

Mount Auburn Hospital — 0.0

State of Massachusetts Avg — 1.17

United States Avg — 0.88

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