High-quality hospitals save Medicare money on surgery

September 8, 2016 6:42 PM

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High-quality hospitals save Medicare money on surgery

The savings come mostly from the cost of post-surgical care, the researchers said.

"In much of healthcare, better care costs more money but surgery may be one situation in which getting care at a high-quality hospital not only saves lives, but also saves money. And that is a win for everyone," said study senior author Dr. Ashish Jha. Jha is a professor of international health at t...

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