Quality and Patient Safety Measures

Quality care and patient safety are a critical component of Inspira Health’s bariatric surgery program. We understand that in order to deliver on our promise of excellent care, we must constantly evaluate and develop our services to better suit the needs of our bariatric surgery patients.

Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program

Inspira Medical Center Vineland is proud to be recognized as an Accredited Comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Center by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the American College of Surgeons for exceeding standards for quality, safety and outcomes.

Blue Distinction Center+ Bariatric Surgery

Inspira Medical Center Vineland is also a designated Blue Distinction® Center+ for Bariatric Surgery as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program developed by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey. These centers are nationally recognized health care facilities that demonstrably deliver improved patient safety and better health outcomes based on objective measures and input from the medical community.

Inspira Medical Center Vineland routinely receives exemplary marks from these organizations in a number of categories including SSI rate (the rate of surgical site infections) and the number of cases in which the patient experiences a postoperative leak. We do this by embracing best practices and evidence-based care, supporting continuing education and development for all levels of staff, investing in leading-edge technology and recruiting physicians and bariatric specialists equipped to meet the needs of our patient community.

Based on criteria established by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP®), Inspira Medical Center Vineland’s current ratings are listed below.

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (LSG)


Event  Assessment 
 LSG Morbidity  Exemplary
 LSG All Occurrences Morbidity  Exemplary
 LSG Serious Event  As Expected
 LSG Leak  As Expected
 LSG Bleeding  As Expected
 LSG SSI  As Expected
 LSG All Cause Reoperation  As Expected
 LSG Related Reoperation  As Expected
 LSG All Cause Intervention  As Expected
 LSG Related Intervention  As Expected
 LSG All Cause Readmission  Exemplary
 LSG Related Readmission  Exemplary
 

Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (LRYGB)

Event  Assessment 
 LRYGB Morbidity  As Expected
 LRYGB All Occurrences Morbidity As Expected
 LRYGB Serious Event  As Expected
 LRYGB Leak  As Expected
 LRYGB Bleeding  As Expected
 LRYGB SSI  As Expected
 LRYGB All Cause Reoperation  As Expected
 LRYGB Related Reoperation  As Expected
 LRYGB All Cause Intervention  As Expected
 LRYGB Related Intervention  As Expected
 LRYGB All Cause Readmission  Exemplary
 LRYGB Related Readmission  Exemplary


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Why Choose Inspira?

Participation in the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP®)

We are dedicated to fulfilling the requirements set for by the MBSAQUP® and strive to improve our ratings each year. Inspira’s bariatric program receives some of the highest quality and patient safety ratings in the region, and our bariatric surgery program is highly effective at reducing patients’ risk of postoperative complications.

Nationally Recognized Center of Excellence

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey has recognized Inspira Medical Center Vineland as a Blue Distinction® Center+ for Bariatric Surgery as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated health care facilities that show expertise in delivering improved patient safety and better health outcomes based on objective measures that were developed based on input from the medical community.