Coming next month in JACS, and online now: Statewide prehabilitation program and episode payment in Medicare beneficiaries

Charles A. Mouch, MD; Brooke C. Kenney, MPH; Shawna Lorch, CHES; and colleagues in the March issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons (JACS) found that participation in a prehabilitation program in Michigan was associated with shorter length of stay and lower total episode payments after surgery. Payors and hospitals should invest in the implementation of simple, home-based prehabilitation programs.

This article and all other JACS content is available online.

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