"Working with [our DAS abstractor] over the last couple of months has been an absolute pleasure. At first, as I feel any site might feel, I was hesitant to hand over our data to a contractor. However, within the first cycle of abstraction, (our DAS abstractor] proved to us that she was fully competent, was a critical thinker and an absolutely positive communicator. The lines of communication have always been open, she is very responsive to email, she is very helpful and I COMPLETELY trust her with our data. I truly feel like she is part of our team."

Emily Halu, RN, MSN

RRMC Patient Safety Manager & NSQIP Clinical Surgical Reviewer

Clinical Process Improvement

Riverside Regional Medical Center

Newport News, VA

January 12, 2015



“DASpecialists (DAS) have provided abstraction support to Rex Healthcare’s core measure program for more than five years.  DAS has been a constant and reliable resource for Rex, providing day to day support as well as last minute help with data abstraction needs.  Our data abstraction scores have always exceeded 95%.  We wholeheartedly recommend DAS for abstraction needs..”

Susan M. Sherman, RN, PhD
Director, Quality Programs
Rex Healthcare, Raleigh, NC 27614
“We especially appreciate the one on one consultation regarding our abstraction results as well as discussing solutions to improve the quality of care we deliver.  Our patients receive better care because of the services you provide.  We believe we have a true partnership with DAS and look forward to that relationship continuing.”
JP, Associate Director Clinical Analytics and Support Services
The training is going great-Melinda is very good instructor.  She challenges me and I occasionally challenge her.  I really like the format we’re using.  She has a plan and lets me know in advance, even sending the slides and handouts so I can print them out and take notes.  The assigned cases and discussions have been very helpful. 
I think with time and experience it will make even more sense to me.  Her training and knowledge about the STS registry has been invaluable.  I truly appreciate her experience!!!
Evansville, IN
May 7, 2014