P. Jayakumar, UK Harkness Fellow in Health Care Policy and Practice Innovation, Value Institute for Health and Care/Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care, Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA.
M. L. G. Moore, Value Based Care Fellow, Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care, Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
K. J. Bozic, Chair, Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care, Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA.
K. J. Bozic MD, MBA, Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin, 1701 Trinity Street, Austin, TX 78712 USA, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received June 03, 2019
Accepted June 10, 2019
Online date: July 17, 2019