Archives for: April 28th, 2016

Congratulations to All 2015 VQI Participation Award Recipients

The SVS PSO wishes to congratulate all of the centers who received the 2015 VQI Participation Award.

Only centers that participated in VQI since 2014 were eligible for awards this year (306 or 81% of all centers). The Awards recognize that active participation in VQI is a critical component of our…Read More

View the latest VQI Pulse Volume 4

Please click here to view VQI Pulse Volume 4.

Highlights from this issue includes:

  • Announcing First Annual VQI National Meeting – Save the Date
  • Meaningful Use
  • 2015 VQI Participation Awards
  • Toolkit to Improve Long Term Follow Up

You can also find the latest updates on QI Stories, Tools, and Reports, Regulatory Issues, Quality Research, VQI Reports, M2S PATHWAYS Technology and…Read More

VQI Annual Meeting – Event at a Glance

We will be holding the inaugural VQI Annual Meeting on June 8th from 8am to 5pm, at the Vascular Annual Meeting near Washington DC, and the schedule will include:

  • Keynote presentation from Dr. Michael Englesbe, Associate Director of the Michigan Surgical Quality Collaborative
  • Dr. Ted James, Professor of Surgery…Read More

VQI’s First Annual Meeting – VQI@VAM

The Vascular Quality Initiative (VQI) is pleased to announce that it will hold its First Annual Meeting on Wednesday, June 8, 2016, one day prior to the official start of the 2016 Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, MD (just outside of…Read More

New VQI® Varicose Vein Registry™ Launched


Chicago IL/Milwaukee WI – 13 January 2015: The American Venous Forum (AVF) and the Society for Vascular Surgery Patient Safety Organization (SVS PSO) have collaborated to launch a new Varicose Vein Registry® (VVR) for the Vascular Quality Initiative (VQI). Participants will have access…Read More

VQI® now includes 300 Centers

The VQI reaches a major milestone with 300 participating centers. If you’re interested in joining the VQI, please contact


The Vascular Quality Initiative (VQI®) now includes over 300 participating centers dedicated to quality improvement across 45 states…Read More

Lombard Aorfix leverages VQI and M2S PATHWAYS


Lombard Medical Engages Society for Vascular Surgery® and M2S Inc. to Implement Post-Marketing Surveillance Program for Aorfix™ Endovascular Stent Graft

Irvine, CA and West Lebanon, NH – September 24, 2014 – Lombard Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVAR), a medical device company focused on endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) of abdominal…Read More