Relevant Publications

Relevant Publications

A collection of publications that chronicle the work we do, the influence our work has had on an organization’s own projects, and examples of reducing unwarranted clinical variation in surgery.

March 2020

Implementation of a Quality Improvement Initiative to Decrease Opioid Prescribing in General Surgery

Source: The Journal of Surgical Research

February 2019

Strategies to address the U.S. opioid crisis in the perioperative setting

Source: AORN Journal

June 2018

Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration for Choledocholithiasis: Analysis of Practice Patterns of Intermountain HealthCare

Source: Journal of the American College of Surgeons

June 2015

One hospital, one appendectomy: The cost effectiveness of a standardized doctor’s preference card.

Source: Journal of Pediatric Surgery

January 2015

A dynamic postoperative protocol provides efficient care for pediatric patients with non-ruptured appendicitis.

Source: Journal of Pediatric Surgery

May 2014

Surgeon dependent variation in adenotonsillectomy costs in children

Source: Otolaryngology – head and neck surgery: Official Journal of Academy of Otolaryngology – head and neck surgery