Today, the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland has published its Summer 2019 issue, including several contributions around a common topic: Value Based Surgery.
It has been an honour and a privilege to coordinate an outstanding group of surgeons, who have written thoughtful contributions regarding #Telemedicine, #PrecisionSurgery, #DigitalSurgery, #ERAS, and #Outcomes. The list of authors is as follows:
I invite you to read their work here https://www.asgbi.org.uk/userfiles/file/journals/summer-2019-jasgbi.pdf
In order to transform the current practice of surgery into #ValuebasedSurgery, surgical leaders must address the following 5 common problems:
- Variability in quality and outcomes
- Inequities and Inequalities
- Lack of prevention
Coauthoring an article on #Valuebasedmedicine with Sir Muir Gray was particularly challenging, and funny. Quite an honour, and an unforgettable experience.