Slide Show: Five Things Hospitals Can Do to Improve Outcomes of Weekend Surgeries

Studies have shown that patients who undergo surgeries on weekends tend to experience longer hospital stays and higher mortality rates and readmissions.A new study -- published in the October 2015 issue of the journal Annals of Surgery -- by researchers at Loyola University Medical Center and Loyola University Chicago identify five things hospitals can do to improve outcomes of weekend surgeries.