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Limits Urged on Surgeries by Low-Volume Providers
Health Leaders Media

Leaders at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System, and the University of Michigan Health System are urging other systems to join their combined 20 hospitals in the “Take the Volume Pledge” campaign to place limits on surgical procedures.

The campaign aims to reduce complications linked to insufficient practice by setting minimum volume thresholds on 10 surgical procedures. The limits apply to hospitals and surgeons.