An invaluable resource for surgeons, surgical leaders, and health system administrators at all levels, Healthcare Delivery in Surgery: Scientific Principles and Practice provides unique, expert coverage of common challenges in the delivery of surgical care. Editor Justin B. Dimick, MD, MPH, Chair of the University of Michigan’s Department of Surgery, leads an outstanding editorial team from the UM Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy who provide clear guidance on the strategy and operations of delivering optimal surgical care. Using a case-based approach, authors consider the underlying principles and existing evidence followed by real-world practical solutions.
• Focuses on delivering surgical care to build programs, improve access for patients, optimize the use of resource-intensive facilities, and ensure the highest quality of care
• Uses an easy-to-follow, templated format that uniquely treats healthcare delivery in the same manner as a disease state addressed by surgeons: Clinical Delivery Challenge, Workup, Differential Diagnosis, Diagnosis and Treatment, Scientific Principles and Evidence, Implementing a Solution, Measuring Outcomes, and Follow-up and Maintenance
• Includes numerous tables in the Implementing a Solution section that summarize key steps in change management and potential pitfalls
• Covers improving access to care, efficiency of inpatient operations, site of care optimization, ensuring quality and safety, building multidisciplinary service lines, health care equity, policy-responsive leadership, improving value of care, and more
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