Improving Patient Safety in Spine Surgeries

Tue Aug 13, 2019
In-patient safety is an important aspect of spinal deformity surgery. John Shin, MD, director of Metastatic Spine Oncology and Spinal Deformity Surgery, describes how he has formed a multidisciplinary team that includes collaborators in the Orthopaedic Spine Center and colleagues in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. These collaborations reduced the operation time, blood loss and infection rate. His hope is to promote a team-based approach to dramatically improve patient outcomes and safety in spine surgeries.Read more here: in Motion provides health care professionals with information about the latest breakthroughs, research and clinical advances from Massachusetts General Hospital. Subscribe: