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Identifies the development and goals of a new program for verifying surgical quality in rural hospitals.
Michigan hospital participates in first pilot site visit for new ACS rural surgery verification program
The rural verification standards evaluated during the MMMC-Alpena pilot site visit are summarized as are lessons learned for future pilot site visits.
The challenges rural trauma centers face, including practice variability, tertiary care referral, and staffing shortages, are summarized as is the evolution of the RTTDC, including evidence-based research that underscores the effectiveness of the program.
Outlines the Mayo Clinic’s development of a rural general surgery training track and identifies lessons learned in the first three years of the program.
Two locum tenens systems, one in Canada and one in the U.S., provide locoregional solutions for rural surgical call coverage.