Variation in Medicare Expenditures for Treating Perioperative Complications: The Cost of Rescue.

@article{Pradarelli2016VariationIM,
  title={Variation in Medicare Expenditures for Treating Perioperative Complications: The Cost of Rescue.},
  author={Jason C Pradarelli and Mark A. Healy and Nicholas H. Osborne and Amir A Ghaferi and Justin B. Dimick and Hari Nathan},
  journal={JAMA surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={151 12},
  pages={e163340}
}
Importance Treating surgical complications presents a major challenge for hospitals striving to deliver high-quality care while reducing costs. Costs associated with rescuing patients from perioperative complications are poorly characterized. Objective To evaluate differences across hospitals in the costs of care for patients surviving perioperative… CONTINUE READING