Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Commentary: What We Learned From Cutting Colon Surgery Infections

Matthew Hutter, MD, director of the Codman Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery, and a surgeon at Mass General, discusses the process used by a quality consortium of Partners HealthCare hospitals to improve patient outcomes from colon surgery. The result? A 23% reduction in surgery-related infections, and significant cost savings. Read more now

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