This case-control study examines postoperative outcomes following in Veterans Administration ambulatory surgery centers vs hospital outpatient departments in patients who underwent inguinal hernia surgery.
Hwa and Wren examine whether an allied health professional telephone visit could safely substitute for an in-person clinic visit. See the Invited Commentary by Ault.
This observational study analyzes and reports Clostridium difficile infection rates, risk factors, and associations with postoperative outcomes in surgery programs of the Veterans Health Administration.
This cohort study uses New York Statewide Planning and Cooperation System data to describe the frequency of reoperation 90 days after breast conservation surgery among women in New York State between 2003 and 2013.