Enhanced Recovery Protocol for Colectomy Patients Reduced Hospital Stay

Multihospital collaboration and implementation of enhanced recovery have the potential to improve outcomes, in particular, length of hospital stay, results from a pilot study showed.

“Given the importance of patient engagement, enhanced recovery has the potential to improve patient experience and provide high-value health care,” Julia R. Berian, MD, said at the American College of Surgeons/National Surgical Quality Improvement Program National Conference.