(A) In addition to the general quality assessment and performance improvement requirements set forth in rule 3701-84-12 of the Administrative Code, each provider of an open heart surgery service shall:
(1) As part of the service's overall quality assessment and performance improvement process:
(a) Utilize the quality performance measures outcomes data obtained from the service's participation in the society for thoracic surgeons national database; and
(2) Have a regular formal morbidity and mortality conference chaired by the medical director of the open heart surgery service or the medical director's designee. The morbidity and mortality conferences shall:
(a) Be held at a minimum once a month or more frequently depending on the need; and
(b) Review all deaths and complications such as reoperation for bleeding, deep sternal wound infection, stroke, and perioperative myocardial infarction and any patterns that might indicate a problem shall be investigated and remedied if necessary.
(B) Each provider of an open heart surgery service shall maintain a clinical pathway for coronary bypass graft surgery and valve replacements.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 03/01/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3702.11, 3702.13
Rule Amplifies: 3701.11, 3702.12, 3702.13 , 3702.14, 3702.141, 3702.15, 3702.16, 3702.18, 3702.19, 3702.20
Prior Effective Dates: 3/1/1997, 3/24/03, 5/15/08, 6/21/12