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Veterans Affairs Surgical Quality Improvement Program (VASQIP)

Metadata Updated: June 10, 2020

The Veterans Affairs Surgical Quality Improvement Program (VASQIP) database resides in the VA National Surgery Office (NSO) and is a quality assurance activity-derived database containing information on all patients who undergo surgery within the VA. The primary purpose of this database is to improve the quality of care for Veterans undergoing surgery by providing information to care provider teams for self-assessment and quality improvement purposes. Data for the VASQIP database are entered by nurse data managers using Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VistA) at the VA surgical facilities. These data captured in VistA are securely transmitted to the VASQIP database for compilation and analysis. Results of the data analysis are reported from the National Surgery Office (NSO) for quarterly and annual review of surgical quality and patient care issues; these data are confidential and privileged under the provisions of 38 U.S.C. 5705 and its implementing regulations. Note: In 2009, the Cardiac Specialty program (Continuous Improvement in Cardiac Surgery Program (CICSP)) was merged with the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) for a comprehensive all-specialty surgical database, VASQIP. It employs both Microsoft SQL Server and Statistical Analysis Software implementation.

Access & Use Information

Non-public: This dataset is not for public access or use. Specific details are provided below. License: Creative Commons CCZero
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, protected health information.

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Dates

Metadata Created Date July 2, 2019
Metadata Updated Date June 10, 2020

Metadata Source

Harvested from VA JSON

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date July 2, 2019
Metadata Updated Date June 10, 2020
Publisher Department of Veterans Affairs
Unique Identifier VA-VHA-SS-002
Maintainer
VHA Open Data
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level non-public
Bureau Code 029:15
Metadata Context https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.jsonld
Metadata Catalog ID https://www.data.va.gov/data.json
Schema Version https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema
Catalog Describedby https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.json
Data Quality True
Harvest Object Id f70a7ac1-c65b-4cc7-ab55-dfd0cbccb615
Harvest Source Id e868f753-9395-4666-a30c-219334a64c6b
Harvest Source Title VA JSON
Data First Published 2017-07-26
Homepage URL https://www.data.va.gov/d/nf89-pcxq
Language en-US
License https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
Data Last Modified 2020-05-15
Program Code 029:040
Rights Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, protected health information.
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 83405747dc52ea22bdd3e998a214791013a29e42
Source Schema Version 1.1
Temporal 1987-01-01T05:00:00Z/2014-12-31T05:00:00Z
Category Basic Statistics, Use, and Operational Data

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