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NPR: Dr. John Birkmeyer on Low-Volume Surgery Restrictions

NPR: Dr. John Birkmeyer on Low-Volume Surgery Restrictions

John Birkmeyer, MD, executive vice president, Integrated Delivery System and chief academic officer, was interviewed on National Public Radio on July 6 to discuss an initiative by Dartmouth-Hitchcock, John Hopkins Medicine and the University of Michigan Health System to set restrictions on low-volume surgeons performing 10 complex procedures, which include knee and hip replacements, certain cancer and thoracic surgeries, and bariatric surgery.

Listen to the interview here.

Read more at US News & World Report here and here.


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