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How Patient-centered Surgery Boosts Hospitals’ Bottom Line
Health Leaders Media

Surgical services are a leading source of revenue for many hospitals. The OR increasingly acts as a financial engine for the organization, and more complex surgeries and greater volume typically add up to a better bottom line. But from the patient’s perspective, surgery is scary and unknown. Whereas hospitals and physicians increasingly depend on surgical volume, patients want to be cut open as infrequently as possible—ideally, never.