Hospitals whose surgeons perform hundreds of surgeries annually have better patient outcomes than do those whose surgeons perform fewer. The data on this has become so pronounced and compelling that three of the top academic hospital systems in the U.S. plan to limit low volume surgeries. According to Zach Budryk, writing for Fierce Health Care, the hospital systems will no longer allow surgeons to perform procedures unless they have what administrators believe to be sufficient experience.
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The boss of orthopaedics giant Smith & Nephew said the company was on its way to becoming a high-growth business, with a number of “disruptive” product launches planned for the year, in areas such as […]