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Articles published by the Spine COAP Collaborative or in connection with Spine COAP:

Ehlers AP, Khor S, Cizik AM, Leveque JC, Shonnard NS, Oskouian RJ, Flum DR. Use of patient-reported outcomes and satisfaction for quality assessments. Am J Manag Care. 2017 Oct; 23(10): 618-622.

Ehlers AP, Khor S, Shonnard N, Oskouian RJ Jr, Sethi RK, Cizik AM, Lee MJ, Bederman S, Anderson PA, Dellinger EP, Flum DR. Intra-Wound Antibiotics and Infection in Spine Fusion Surgery: A Report from Washington State’s SCOAP-CERTAIN Collaborative. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2016 Apr;17(2):179-86. doi: 10.1089/sur.2015.146. Epub 2016 Feb 2.PMID: 26835891.

Lee MJ1, Shonnard N, Farrokhi F, Martz D, Chapman J, Baker R, Hsiang J, Lee C, Gholish R, Flum D; Spine SCOAP-CERTAIN Collaborative. The Spine Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program (Spine SCOAP): a surgeon-led approach to quality and safety. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2015 Mar 1;40(5):332-41. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000000750.

General SCOAP Articles referencing Spine COAP:

Kotagal M1, Symons RG, Hirsch IB, Umpierrez GE, Dellinger EP, Farrokhi ET, Flum DR; SCOAP-CERTAIN Collaborative. Perioperative hyperglycemia and risk of adverse events among patients with and without diabetes. Ann Surg. 2015 Jan;261(1):97-103. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000000688.

Kwon S, Thompson R, Dellinger EP, Yanez D, Farrohki E, Flum DR. Importance of Perioperative Glycemic Control in General Surgery: A report from the Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program. Ann Surg. 2013 Jan; 257(1):8-14. PMID: 23235393.

Kwon, S, Florence M, Grigas P, Horton M, Horvath K, Johnson M, Jurkovich G, Klamp W, Peterson K, Quigley T, Raum W, Rogers T, Thirlby R, Farrokhi ET, Flum DR. Creating a Learning Healthcare System in Surgery: Washington State’s Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program (SCOAP) at 5 years. Surgery. 2012 Feb; 151(2):146-52. PMID: 22129638.