Coronary Bypass Surgery
The importance of program service volumes in health service development and operations, and their connection to certificate of need (CON) regulation, has been demonstrated recently with the publication of a nationwide study of Medicare patients that documents statistically significant lower mortality rates for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery patients receiving treatment in programs in states that regulate open-heart surgery under CON.
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