Study Suggests Cost-Effectiveness Of Resident-Performed Cataract Surgery For Uninsured Patients

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A study at a Seattle hospital suggests that supervised, resident-performed cataract surgery is successful and cost-effective in an underserved patient population, according to a report published Online First by JAMA Ophthalmology, a JAMA Network publication. The literature regarding resident physician influence on patient cost and surgical outcomes is inconclusive, Daniel B. Moore, M.D…