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David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – January 2020(0)

January 1, 2020

In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt and his co-author describe the College’s strategies, including defining its Values and engaging in leadership skills assessments, to promote culture change in the organization and enhance the programs and services members need to thrive in today’s health care environment.

From Residency to Retirement

Winning the lottery

The benefits of exhibiting gratitude and humility in providing care to the surgical patient are described.

ERAS leads to reduced length of stay for geriatric joint replacement patients

The results of a quality improvement initiative to reduce length of stay for arthroplasty patients at the Kaiser Westside Medical Center (KWMC), Hillsboro, OR, are summarized.

ACS CRP

Modified FOLFIRINOX is superior to gemcitabine as adjuvant therapy for resected pancreatic cancer: The PRODIGE 24/CCTG PA6 Trial

The study design and findings of the PRODIGE 24/CCTG PA6 Trial are outlined, which showed improved survival with modified FOLFIRINOX for resected pancreatic cancer patients.

The Joint Commission

New Speak Up campaign focuses on patients’ rights

A new Speak Up campaign educates individuals on patient rights and how to be their own best advocates.


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