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Quality improvement programme

COMMITTEE MISSION STATEMENT To work with other organisations towards a global culture of data collection to create a European wide repository of information on the practice of cardio-thoracic surgery as a tool for quality improvement and to disseminate that information in such a way that it is easily accessible and understandable to our patients and the public.


Edgar Daeter


Chair 2022-2025


Dr Edgar Daeter is a cardiothoracic surgeon at St. Antonius Hospital and is one of the founders of the "Meetbaar Beter (Measurably Better)” in the Netherlands, a doctor-driven and patient-focused initiative to transparently report patient outcomes and identify improvement potential between cardiac centers. This was a big success and merged into the NHR where Edgar was one of the board members. Edgar is also the Chair of Dutch Cardiothoracic Registry Commission that monitors outcomes of cardiac interventions in the Netherlands. Edgar has been appointed as the new Chair of the Quality Improvement Programme Committee at EACTS.

Manuel Carnero Alcázar


Member 2022-2025

Omer Dzemali

New Technology - Task Force

Member 2018-2021


Omer Dzemali completed his medical degree in 2000 at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany. He completed his residency training in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery 2006 at the Wolfgang Goethe University hospital in Frankfurt Main, Germany. After finishing his training, he obtained his venia legend for cardiac surgery and functions as lecturer at the University of Frankfurt

Bart Meyns


Chair 2018-21