Massachusetts General Hospital surgeon Matthew Hutter, MD, explains how a quality consortium of Partners HealthCare hospitals reduced colon surgery infections by 23%.
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.