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ACS Declares Victory after Milestone U.S. Senate Vote Repealing Broken SGR Formula

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

Affordable Care Act Provision for Young Adults Leaves Racial Disparities Intact Among Trauma Patients

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) allowed millions of young adults to retain health care coverage through their parents’ insurance plans, but new research finds that many young African-American and Hispanic adults who need coverage for trauma care may...
9-Apr-2015 11:05 AM EDT

American College of Surgeons Hails U.S. House Passage of Medicare Access Bill

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) is optimistic that much-needed Medicare program reforms are within reach following today’s vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015.
26-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT

ACS Applauds U.S. House Efforts to Fix Broken Medicare Formula

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) is lending its support to legislation introduced this week in the U.S. House of Representatives (H.R. 1470, the SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2015).
20-Mar-2015 4:05 PM EDT

75 Cancer Care Facilities Receive National Achievement Award from American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) has granted its 2014 Outstanding Achievement Award to a select group of 75 accredited cancer programs throughout the United States.
16-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT

MEDIA ALERT! ACS Issues Advisory About Not Feeding Peanuts to Infants and Young Children at Risk for Peanut Allergy

Pediatric otolaryngologists and surgeons are concerned with parents getting the wrong message regarding the safety/desirability of letting babies and young children eat peanuts to prevent them from developing peanut allergies.
3-Mar-2015 11:05 AM EST

Specialized Consultations Improve Geriatric Care for Elderly Patients Who Are Hospitalized for Traumatic Injuries

Elderly patients who are admitted to the hospital for monitoring and surgical treatment of traumatic injuries could have better geriatric care if medical teams took one extra step—offering geriatric consultation, according to new research findings.
18-Feb-2015 9:25 AM EST

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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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