SCORE: Surgical Center for Outcomes and Research Evaluation

The Surgical Center for Outcomes and Research Evaluation (SCORE) in the Department of Surgery provides consultative and analytical support to the surgery faculty. The center assists in the development and completion of methodologically and statistically sound clinical and health services research. SCORE focuses on quality improvement, patient safety, technology evaluation, and health policy research.

Research Areas

SCORE, in association with the Department of Surgery, offers the following services upon approval:

  • Sample size justification
  • Study Design
  • Formulation of analysis plan
  • Assistance with the grant application
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Presentation of results for publication

Data Resources

  • National Inpatient Survey (NIS) (1988-2006)
  • Kid Inpatient Database (KID) (1998-2006)
  • State Ambulatory Surgery Databases (SASD)
  • State Inpatient Database (SID)  

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Monthly SCORE Meeting

Last Wednesday of the month
Anesthesia Conference Room, H3565