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Nearly 74 Years After His Death, a Headstone Is Placed in Cambridge to Memorialize Ernest Amory Codman, MD, FACS

To recognize the valiant contributions of Ernest Amory Codman, MD, FACS (1869-1940), to American surgery and to patient care as a whole, a memorial headstone has been placed at his previously unmarked gravesite in the historic Mount Auburn Cemetery...
22-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Cincinnati Surgeon Robin T. Cotton, MD, FACS, FRCS(C), Receives 2014 Jacobson Innovation Award of the ACS

Robin T. Cotton, MD, FACS, FRCS(C), received the 2014 Jacobson Innovation Award of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) at a dinner held in his honor June 6 in Chicago, Ill.
10-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Medicaid Expansion Increases Use of Specialty Operations in the State of New York

Researchers in the department of surgery at the University of Michigan have found that expanding access to Medicaid in New York State increased beneficiaries’ use of subspecialty surgical services.
7-May-2014 12:30 PM EDT

New Unified Accreditation Standards Released by the MBSAQIP for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Centers

The American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery have released the inaugural standards for their joint accreditation program, the Metabolic Bariatric Surgery and Quality Improvement Program.
5-Feb-2014 4:00 PM EST

PA Cancer Outcomes Data is Publicly Released through New Partnership between ACoS Commission on Cancer and PHCQA

The American College of Surgeons (ACoS) Commission on Cancer (CoC) has joined with the Pennsylvania Health Care Quality Alliance (PHCQA) to make cancer quality data from participating Pennsylvania hospitals available to the public.
9-Dec-2013 9:05 AM EST

American College of Surgeons and Other Surgical Organizations Release 7th Report on Physicians as Assistants at Surgery

The American College of Surgeons (ACS), in collaboration with 15 other specialty surgical organizations, has jointly published and released the seventh edition of Physicians as Assistants at Surgery.
7-Nov-2013 10:00 AM EST

Right Data and Right Approach Enable Hospitals to ‘Make Quality Stick’

Hospital quality improvement efforts are all too often inconsistent and unsustainable because they lack adequate patient data and the right approach, leaders from the American College of Surgeons (ACS) told hospital executives from around the...
6-Nov-2013 12:00 PM EST

University of Michigan Surgeon Brings Minimally Invasive Operation to Nicaragua

A University of Michigan surgeon has found a way to successfully perform laparoscopic gallbladder removal in Nicaragua, despite limited clinical resources and poor operating room conditions.
1-Oct-2013 3:00 PM EDT

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Nationally Recognized Cancer Expert from American College of Surgeons Available to Discuss the BRCA-Positive Patient's Treatment Options

15-May-2013 2:30 PM EDT

National Surgical Experts Available to Discuss Breast Cancer Awareness Issues

Surgical experts affiliated with the Commission on Cancer and National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers are available to discuss breast cancer awareness issues
5-Oct-2011 10:15 AM EDT

Experts Available to Discuss Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast cancer experts are available to serve as sources for reporters seeking to discuss breast cancer awareness.
22-Sep-2010 11:30 AM EDT

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