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Destination Care as a Model of Employer Value-based Healthcare

Destination Care as a Model of Employer Value-based Healthcare

| September 1, 2019

by Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Petrick is the Quality Director at Geisinger Surgical Institute and Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery for Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr. Gadaleta is Chair of the Department of Surgery at Southside Hospital and Director of Metabolic and Bariatric […]

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Roux-en-O after Duodenal Switch: A Case Report

Roux-en-O after Duodenal Switch: A Case Report

| May 1, 2019

by Daniel Prior, DO; Thomas Magnuson, MD; Gina Adrales, MD; Hien Nguyen, MD; Alisa Coker, MD; and Michael Schweitzer, MD Drs. Prior, Magnuson, Adrales, Nguyen, Coker, and Schweitzer are with the Johns Hopkins University, Department of Bariatric Surgery, Baltimore, Maryland. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to […]

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Medical tourism: A Financial and  Ethical Problem in Bariatric Surgery

Medical tourism: A Financial and Ethical Problem in Bariatric Surgery

| October 1, 2017

Funding/financial disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this letter. No funding was received for the preparation of this letter. Bariatric Times. 2017;14(10):10–11. Dear Bariatric Times Editor: I saw a patient in the office for a weight loss consultation the other day. She met all of the criteria for […]

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