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Rocky mountain VASCULAR QUALITY INITIATIVE
The Rocky Mountain Vascular Quality Initiative (RMVQI) is a group of vascular specialists and their hospitals who participate in the Society for Vascular Surgery Patient Safety Organization (SVS PSO) Vascular Quality Initiative (VQI). Our membership encompasses a large geographic area including Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. We generally meet twice each year, once in a site rotating among the member institutions, and once in conjunction with the Rocky Mountain Vascular Society Meeting. Our goal is to improve outcomes for our patients by exploring and analyzing data generated from our own group, and also that shared from other groups across the country. Sources of both regional and national variation are discussed and reviewed.
If you perform vascular surgery or vascular interventions, and work in the Rocky Mountain West, we would be delighted to speak with you about joining the RMVQI.
RMVQI Medical Director
Dr. Scott Berman
Pima Heart and Vascular
RMVQI Associate Medical Director
Dr. Emily Malgor
UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital
RMVQI Lead Data Manager
Pima Heart and Vascular
BIANNUAL MEETING INFORMATIOn
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Fall 2022 Regional Group Meeting Slides and Minutes
Spring 2022 Regional Group Meeting Slides and Minutes
Fall 2021 Regional Group Meeting Slides and Minutes
Spring 2021 Regional Group Meeting Slides and Minutes
PARTICIPATING SVS VQI CENTERS
Participating SVS VQI centers include academic medical centers, teaching hospitals, community hospitals, vein centers, office-based labs and individual physician’s practices.
Click below for a complete list of VQI Participating Centers and their Regional Group Affiliation. Please note that this list is in excel format for ease of use.
The Rocky Mountain Vascular Quality Initiative (RMVQI) is a voluntary, cooperative group of clinicians, hospital administrators, and research personnel organized to improve the care of patients with vascular disease. By collecting and exchanging information, the RMVQI strives to continuously improve the quality, safety, effectiveness, and cost of vascular healthcare.
Call for VQI Poster Quality Improvement Poster Abstracts and Rapid Fire Research Abstracts for the 2023 Annual VQI Meeting (VQI@VAM)
Key Dates for both Quality Abstracts and Rapid Fire Abstracts
Abstract submissions begin – October 1, 2022
Abstract submission deadline – January 16, 2023
Quality Improvement Poster Session – Evening of June 13, 2023
Quality Improvement Podium Presentations – Morning of June 14, 2023
Rapid Fire Research Presentation – Afternoon of June 14, 2023