Beyond Surgical Call Coverage – Reaping the Benefits of a Surgical Hospitalist Program

hfm magazine – June 2015

At Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, where the study was carried out, researchers found that having four general surgeons dedicated to the emergency service—rather than having community-based surgeons rotate call—produced similar mortality rates but fewer complications and readmissions.

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http://www.todayshospitalist.com/index.php?b=articles_read&cnt=1977