Workforce Risk and Worker Wellbeing Expert Discusses How Surgery Impacts the Workplace
Surgery affects 5% to 10% of the population in any given year. Virtually 100% of employers have one or more employees undergo a surgical procedure each year and, thus, experience the costs related to outdated surgical approaches. In one estimate, over 50% of healthcare expenditures were the result of surgical procedures. And that analysis did not include the cost of common surgical complications, including opioid painkiller addiction, which affects 9% of post-surgery patients. So, what can be done to help?
Cal Beyer, CSDZ Vice President of Workforce Risk and Worker Wellbeing, recently co-authored an article with Brand Newland, co-founder of Goldfinch Health, called “Optimizing Surgical Outcomes.” Check it out.