CBC News: How Surgical Smoothing Could Help Ease the Medical Backlog Created by COVID-19

  In their recent article, CBC news reporter Colin Butler details the fact that surgical smoothing could help to eliminate conflict and adds granularity to medical decision-making: Cancelled surgeries have an estimated backlog of 100,000 elective procedures that have been delayed because of the pandemic – procedures that range from cataract removals to knee replacements, cardiac procedures and transplants – all medically necessary…