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Reducing returns to the operating room

Technology has continued to drive advances in surgery toward more minimally invasive, cost-conscious, patient-centric procedures. At the same time, the battle to prevent surgical complications has taken center stage as a means to improve patient outcomes and reduce overall health care costs for both patients and hospitals. Complications and their associated costs after surgical intervention […]

Study: Readmissions due to post-discharge complications

Readmissions in the first 30 days after surgery were associated with new post-discharge complications related to the surgical procedure, according to a recent study, and not to a worsening or mismanagement of conditions the patient already had while hospitalized for surgery.


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