Winchester hospital picked for surgery improvement program

The Winchester District Memorial Hospital. (Newswatch Group/File)

WINCHESTER – Winchester District Memorial Hospital has been chosen as one of 18 hospitals for a program to improve surgical care.

The National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) will measure 46 areas of care with a goal of improving the patient experience at WDMH.

A hospital says hospitals in the NSQIP program have reported fewer complications, improved patient care and shorter hospital stays.

The point person for NSQIP is the new surgical clinical reviewer, Navdeep Dhillon.

The program will run until the end of 2016.

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