Who:Hans Kreder, MD, MPH,. FRCS(C); Professor, University of Toronto, Orthopaedic Surgery and Health Policy Evaluation & Management; Trauma and Adult Reconstructive Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Topic: Surgeon expertise: An important variable in patient outcome: Some evidence and what we plan to do about it
After this session you should be able to discuss:
how provider expertise can affect patient outcome
limitations of using population data for provider expertise / outcome research
future research and intervention strategies to minimize provider expertise variability and improve patient outcome.