On June 16, 2021, the Gynecology Team of CHUM, represented by Dr Vanessa Samouëlian, Chantal Zaryczny, Elise Hillman and Laetitia Jourdan, presented their ERAS® work carried out since 2015. Based on their work, progress shown and results, they were approved for ERAS® Qualification by the ERAS® Society.
ERAS has been shown to reduce surgical complications which leads to fewer readmissions and shorter hospital stays. This will reduce costs, increase healthcare efficiency, improve patient satisfaction, and promote multidisciplinary teamwork.
In Brazil, Hospital Brasília Lago Sul has managed to implement ERAS® in their respective Colorectal Surgery departments during the pandemic. They have been trained and coached by Prof Adrian Alvarez and Dr Uriel Fraidenraij of University Hospital Italiano, Buenos Aires, Argentina. We wish them all continued success in their ERAS® work!
Hospital São Lucas Copacabana, Brazil successfully implemented ERAS® in their respective Colorectal Surgery departments during the pandemic. They have been trained and coached by Prof Adrian Alvarez and Dr Uriel Fraidenraij of University Hospital Italiano, Buenos Aires, Argentina. We wish them all continued success in their ERAS® work!
Despite the tough situation with COVID-19, the surgical team of São Camilo, São Paulo, Brazil, were able to complete an ERAS® Implementation Program. They are the first ERAS® Qualified team for the Bariatric Surgical Protocol in Brazil.
In Copenhagen, a team lead by Dr Jens Hillingsoe at the Rigshospitalet started their ERAS® Implementation in March 2020 and despite the COVID-19 situation, were able to complete it after 12 months with very good results!
CLINICA UNIVERSITARIA COLOMBIA (CUC) ERAS® QUALIFIED The Colorectal Team of University of Clinica Universitaria Colombia (CUC) in Bogotá, Colombia recently completed their ERAS® Implementation Program! Despite the challenges of the pandemic, the team has been able to demonstrate great improvements in the perioperative care and acquired the necessary skills in ERAS® Enhanced Recovery
A newly published article based on a survey among ERAS® Nurses, brings up factors such as improving patient outcomes and satisfaction being rated as main motivators for an ERAS® implementation. Further, in order to sustain a successful ERAS® Implementation, factors such as continuous staff education and coordination beyond the implementation period, appear to be of utmost importance.
ERAS® QUALIFIED – UNIVERSITÄTSKLINIKUM MANNHEIM, GERMANY Congratulations to the ERAS® Qualification! The Colorectal Team of Universitätsklinikum Mannheim – Chirurgische Klinik successfully completed their ERAS® Implementation Program, a program which has been run with a combination of physical and on-line seminars over the last 12 months. The ERAS® Clinical Expert, Dr Björn Wellge and
Congratulations to the teams at the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany for completing their ERAS® Implementation Program with the training team Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Switzerland, supported by the Encare and Medtronic team joining from remote workplaces.