Public Reporting of Patient Outcomes
One of the ways Maimonides Cancer Center assesses the quality of the care given to our cancer patients is to compare our performance rates in the National Quality Forum (NQF) standards for care to the performance rates of other hospitals in New York State and the American College of Surgeons Eastern Division.
2016 Colorectal Quality Improvement Measures
Data as of 2016.
National Standard For Pre-Op Chemotherapy and Radiation or Post-Op Chemotherapy and Radiation for Rectal Cancer
*ACS-American College of Surgeons
RECRTCT – Preoperative chemo and radiation are administered for clinical AJCC T3N0, T4N0 or Stage III; or Postoperative chemo and radiation are administered within 180 days of diagnosis for clinical AJCC T1-2N0 with pathologic AJCC T3N0, T4N0, or Stage III’ or treatment is recommended; for patients under the age of 80 receiving resection for rectal cancer (Quality Improvement).