Concurrent Surgery: A Reflection of Healthcare Culture

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Presented By: Allan Frankel, M.D.
September 2018

Strong emotions cloud clear thinking in the national debate about concurrent and overlapping surgeries. An engineering perspective encompassing the sciences of human factors, reliability and patient safety facilitates a sharpened image and creates an obvious and actionable path forward. That path is elegantly simple when the right components are brought to bear, but fantastically complex without the appropriate expertise, determination, grit and practice.


  • Understand the differences between Concurrent or Simultaneous and Overlapping Surgery
  • Appreciate the necessary components for achieving safe and reliable surgery
  • Understand the strengths and weaknesses in the many viewpoints regarding concurrent surgery and how they can align


Your entire healthcare team will benefit from this session so please be sure to tune in.


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