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General Surgical Outcomes Quality Improvement Database (UH-SOCRATES)

This study is currently Recruiting

April 2011 By University Hospitals of Cleveland

First Recieved on February 11, 2008

Last Updated on April 5, 2011

Sponsor: University Hospitals of Cleveland
Information provided by: University Hospitals of Cleveland
Identifier: NCT00622557


A database has been established to track the outcomes of all cases performed in the University Hospitals Department of Surgery in an effort to improve quality of surgical performance and case management. Specifically, the purpose of the database will be used as a quality improvement tool for analyzing process and outcome measures and to accurately track cases performed by surgeons.

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective


Ages Eligible for Study:18 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:No

Inclusion Criteria: - All patients receiving surgical,medical,or radiological services at University Hospitals Case Medical Center,Richmond,or Geauga campuses. Exclusion Criteria: - None


  • Investigator: Conor P. Delaney, MD, PhD - Principal Investigator - University Hospitals of Cleveland


  • University Hospitals Case Medical Center

    Cleveland, Ohio 44106 United States

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