Join

Is your department or hospital interesting in joining MPOG?  It takes a bit of effort and money to join, but in return you are able to participate in impactful large scale research projects, and innovative quality improvement programs.  Review this section of our website for additional information.  We look forward to hearing from you!

To become a member of MPOG an institution must use an anesthesiology information system (AIMS).  Following are the regulatory and technical steps to become a member of MPOG.

Steps 1 – 5: Regulatory / Legal Documentation
Steps 6 – 8: Technical Implementation

  • Step 1: Organize institutional support, identify key personnel and apply for membership

Must occur prior to starting Step 7

  • Step 2: Obtain a Business Associate Agreement (BAA)

Must occur prior to starting Step 7

  • Step 3: Complete Data Use Agreement (DUA)

Can occur concurrently with Steps 1 & 2, but prior to Step 8

  • Step 4: Submit IRB Application to local IRB

Can occur concurrently with Steps 1 – 3, but prior to Step 9

  • Step 5: Review, sign and submit MPOG Bylaws

Can occur concurrently with Steps 1 – 4, but prior to Step 9

  • Step 6: Obtain server for local MPOG data

Can occur concurrently with Steps 1 – 5

  • Step 7: Develop / configure MPOG data interface

Dependent on Steps 1, 2 and 6

  • Step 8: Submit limited dataset to Central MPOG Database

Dependent on Steps 1 – 7