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  • Hospital-level policies key to maximizing benefits, managing costs of robot-assisted surgery

    Photo of Ujjal Kumar Mukherjee, a professor of business administration at the Gies College of Business at Illinois who studies innovation in health care.

    Robot-assisted surgery is a major advancement in minimally invasive surgical care delivery, making it imperative for hospitals to codify policies that leverage the quality benefits while managing the cost, says Ujjal Kumar Mukherjee, a professor of business administration at the Gies College of Business at Illinois who studies innovation in health care.

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  • Editor’s notes: To contact Ujjal Kumar Mukherjee, call 217-265-5565; email ukm@illinois.edu.

    The paper “Robot-assisted surgical care delivery at a hospital: Policies for maximizing clinical outcome benefits and minimizing costs” is available online.