Kori Wolcott Receives the Registrar Abstract Competition Award
Kori Wolcott, R.N., B.S.N., CPHQ was selected to receive the Registrar Abstract Competition Award at the 2018 American College of Surgeons (ACS) Quality and Safety Conference.
The abstract titled "Successes Achieved and Lessons Learned from Participation in the National Surgical Quality Improvement-Pediatric (NSQIP-P) Appendectomy Pilot" was submitted and accepted for podium presentation. The abstract discussed the successes the appendectomy work group achieved in reduction of preoperative appendectomy CT utilization as well as the reduction of post-operative PICC and TPN utilization. The estimated cost savings from these reductions was $62,000.