Cardiology Today - "Implementation of Fast Tracking in Congenital Heart Surgery Saved Time, Money"

 – April 10, 2013  –– 

The implementation of fast tracking for children undergoing congenital heart disease surgery at a single center was associated with shorter length of stay and cost savings, according to data published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality & Outcomes. Researchers at The Mount Sinai Medical Center compared administrative data on patients aged 2 months to 19 years who underwent surgery for atrial septal defect or ventricular septal defect. Learn more