Through tracking perioperative care practices, the MPOG consortium has been able to drive research and quality improvement efforts leading to multiple publications and quality reporting tools. Similar accomplishments have been made with surgery registries. Through database integration, however, there is great potential for new lines of research and cross-departmental collaboration leveraging the strengths within each database.
MPOG strives to build these promising new lines of research, and invites surgeons as collaborators in this process. Steps for this integration process are outlined below: