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fast-tracking

n
the practice of speeding up the progress of a project or person
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Fast-tracking in cardiac surgery refers to the concept of early extubation within 4-6hr of surgery, low inotropic score, early mobilization and hospital discharge in an effort to reduce costs and peri-operative morbidity1,2.
Google has taken the lead in this area, fast-tracking 875 patents, which represents about 14 percent of the 6,187 patents that have been expedited in this new program, called Track One.
A procedure called fast-tracking, for patients who undergo a total hip replacement, allows them to be discharged in two days instead of the usual three to six days, according to a study conducted by the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York.