New Website for SVS Vascular Quality Initiative®


The new Society for Vascular Surgery® Vascular Quality Initiative® website includes:

• benefits of participation, regional quality groups, the SVS Patient Safety Organization, and M2S’s cloud-based system

Courtesy of SVS

New SVS Quality Initiative Web Site.

• current regional quality groups, how to join or form a regional group

• current participating centers and physicians

• resources including whitepapers, newsletters, regional group meeting documents, and procedure forms

• online tools such as the cardiac risk predictor which aids with calculating the likelihood of post-operative myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, or arrhythmia requiring treatment

• data entry workflow best practices

• FAQs on the contracting process for joining the VQI

• recent news and upcoming events

The Vascular Quality Initiative® is designed to improve the quality, safety, effectiveness, and cost of vascular health care by collecting and exchanging information. It consists of a distributed network of regional quality groups that function under the SVS Patient Safety Organization using the M2S Cloud-based data collection and reporting system. It is available to all providers of vascular health care and their respective institutions.


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