A performance evaluation process used widely by Fortune 500 companies accurately and effectively assesses surgeons’ adherence to core standards of excellence and spurs changes in behavior to improve surgical practice and teamwork.
23-Jul-2015 10:05 AM EDT
The American College of Surgeons comments on two public websites released the week of July 13, 2015, that provide rating systems for individual surgeons.
22-Jul-2015 12:05 PM EDT
ACS Partners with NAEMT in the Development and Release of a Civilian Training Course on Hemorrhage Control Techniques
The ACS has partnered with NAEMT in the development of a medical preparedness training course that empowers bystanders to become immediate responders who treat severely bleeding victims of active shooter or other mass casualty events.
9-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT
National Program to Improve Quality of Geriatric Surgical Patient Care Announced by ACS and John A. Hartford Foundation
Today, the American College of Surgeons, in partnership with the John A. Hartford Foundation, announced it will conduct a four-year initiative that will lead to improved care of older surgical patients through a standards and verification program...
11-Jun-2015 3:00 PM EDT
Safety and Effectiveness of Weight Loss Operations for Children Featured on New Recovery Room Podcast
The Recovery Room, a podcast produced by the American College of Surgeons, has released a new episode addressing how bariatric operations effectively treat obesity in pediatric and adolescent patients.
22-May-2015 9:05 AM EDT
The American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2015, one of the largest international meetings of surgeons in the world will convene October 4-8 in Chicago, Ill.
4-May-2015 10:00 AM EDT
The American College of Surgeons gratefully acknowledges the U.S. Senate’s landslide 92-8 vote Tuesday to stabilize the Medicare program.
15-Apr-2015 10:05 AM EDT
American College of Surgeons Launches Home Skills Program for Surgical Patients Who Require Complex Wound Management
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) today announced a new initiative to improve outcomes for patients requiring complex wound management.
14-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT
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
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
Breast cancer experts are available to serve as sources for reporters seeking to discuss breast cancer awareness.
22-Sep-2010 11:30 AM EDT