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Surgical Affiliates Management Group’s Dr. Leon Owens and Dr. Lynette Scherer co-author article for July 2014 issue of Journal of the American College of Surgeons

The July issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons features an article co-authored by Surgical Affiliates Management Group’s Dr. Leon Owens and Dr. Lynette Scherer. Entitled “Sustainability and Success of the Acute Care Surgery Model in the Nontrauma Setting,” the study, the first with five year results, shows that a collaborative surgical hospitalist program can improve patient outcomes, reduce length of stay, decrease complications, and lower costs.

To read an abstract of the study visit the Journal of the American College of Surgeons’ website: http://www.journalacs.org/article/S1072-7515(14)00220-8/abstract. To request a copy of the full article please fill out the form below: