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Jun 19, 2021

How can enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) be applied to cardiac and what exciting opportunities are there for those who have made this their mission? This detail driven address contains more information on The Society for Enhanced Recovery After Cardiac Surgery (ERASĀ® Cardiac), more information can be found on...


Jun 18, 2021

"Look at it from where is the patient, and what's best for the patient; I think that the other answers follow and yes, it is higher quality, yes, there can be some opportunities for cost savings; even if it 'breaks even' if the patients are happier, isn't that worth moving into the concept and proving that it does make...


Jun 17, 2021

"When I heard Sol Aronson, speak about perioperative medicine as 'population health', for me, it was like a eureka moment because our platform within Michigan is really an unmatched place to kind of realize that vision."

This piece asks the question; "why do we need perioperative medicine"? The answer is illustrated...


Jun 16, 2021

This piece is part one of a two part piece. It's a short didactic presentation on the tough realities the U.S. healthcare system faces as the fee for payment system creaks against concerns about rising costs and the need for population health management.

Can we move forward with "the science of value" which...


Jun 15, 2021

"So in all these ERAS programs, you need a physician champion, a nurse champion, a coordinator; then we brought our pharmacist in - I will not start rounds without a pharmacist. I refuse. I won't start because the pharmacist is integral ... it's just you need that multidisciplinary team"

This piece is a question and...