January 1, 2021
Jason C. Pradarelli, MD, MS; Steven Yule, PhD; Nikhil Panda, MD; Molly Craig; Kurt W. Lowery, BS; Stanley W. Ashley, MD; Denise W. Gee, MD; Peter M. Waters, MD, MSSc; Jim Knight, PhD; Douglas S. Smink, MD, MPH
JAMA Surg. 2021; 156(1):42-49. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2020.4581
This qualitative study identifies surgeon-derived recommendations for implementation of surgical coaching programs from participants’ exit interviews and ratings of their coaching interactions.
May 1, 2020
Jason C. Pradarelli, MD, MS; Steven Yule, PhD; Douglas S. Smink, MD, MPH
JAMA Surg. 2020; 155(5):438-439. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2019.5880
This article describes an innovative web-based system, eNOTSS, that assists surgeons in developing nontechnical skills.
March 17, 2020
Adam C. Fields, MD; Jason C. Pradarelli, MD, MS; Kamal M. F. Itani, MD
JAMA. 2020; 323(11):1087-1088. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.20830
This JAMA Insights Clinical Update summarizes current guidelines for prevention of surgical site infections and discusses emerging prevention strategies, such as preoperative bowel preparation and negative-pressure wound therapy, that are challenging longstanding surgical practices.
February 1, 2020
Nikhil Panda, MD; Ian Solsky, MD, MPH; Emily J. Huang, PhD; Stuart Lipsitz, ScD; Jason C. Pradarelli, MD; Megan Delisle, MD; James C. Cusack, MD; Michele A. Gadd, MD; Carrie C. Lubitz, MD, MPH; John T. Mullen, MD; Motaz Qadan, MD, PhD; Barbara L. Smith, MD, PhD; Michelle Specht, MD; Antonia E. Stephen, MD; Kenneth K. Tanabe, MD; Atul A. Gawande, MD, MPH; Jukka-Pekka Onnela, DSc; Alex B. Haynes, MD, MPH
JAMA Surg. 2020; 155(2):123-129. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4702
This cohort study assesses whether physical activity captured from smartphone accelerometer data can describe postoperative recovery among patients with vs without postoperative complications after cancer operations.
February 1, 2020
Jason C. Pradarelli, MD, MS; Janaka Lagoo, MD, MPH; Susan Haas, MD, MSc
JAMA Surg. 2020; 155(2):159-160. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2019.4420
This article explains the reasons for and attributes of a new surgical onboarding framework for health systems in the United States.
October 1, 2017
Jason C. Pradarelli, MD, MS; Hari Nathan, MD, PhD
JAMA Surg. 2017; 152(10):959-959. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2017.1719
August 1, 2017
Jason C. Pradarelli, MD, MS; Joseph P. Thornton, JD; Justin B. Dimick, MD, MPH
JAMA Surg. 2017; 152(8):717-718. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0841
This Viewpoint will review the Taylor v Intuitive legal case and discuss its important implications for hospitals, surgical leadership, and individual surgeons.
December 21, 2016
Jason C. Pradarelli, MD, MS; Mark A. Healy, MD, MS; Nicholas H. Osborne, MD, MS; Amir A. Ghaferi, MD, MS; Justin B. Dimick, MD, MPH; Hari Nathan, MD, PhD
JAMA Surg. 2016; 151(12):e163340. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2016.3340
This retrospective cohort study evaluates differences across hospitals in the costs of care for patients surviving perioperative complications after major inpatient surgery.
December 1, 2015
Tyler R. Grenda, MD, MS; Jason C. Pradarelli, BS; Jyothi R. Thumma, MPH; Justin B. Dimick, MD, MPH
JAMA Surg. 2015; 150(12):1109-1115. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2015.2394
This cohort study reports there are variations in hospital episode payments among Medicare patients undergoing bariatric surgery procedures.
April 7, 2015
Jason C. Pradarelli, BS; Darrell A. Campbell Jr, MD; Justin B. Dimick, MD, MPH
JAMA. 2015; 313(13):1313-1314. doi: 10.1001/jama.2015.1943
This Viewpoint reviews an important legal ruling on robotic surgery that highlights potential safety concerns in hospital credentialing and privileging with regard to new technologies.