American College of Surgeons (ACS)
Chicago, IL USA

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44 ACS NSQIP® Participating Hospitals Recognized for Achieving Meritorious Outcomes for Surgical Patient Care

The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) has recognized 44 of their 445 participating hospitals for achieving meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in 2013.
22-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT

More High-Risk Surgical Patients Are Choosing Breast Reconstruction Procedures After Mastectomy

The number of breast cancer patients undergoing immediate breast reconstruction operations after mastectomy has grown steadily over the past 15 years, according to new research findings published in the October 2014 issue of the Journal of the...
30-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Benefits and Controversies Surrounding Mammography Discussed on New Episode of the Recovery Room Show

The latest episode of The Recovery Room Show features two leading experts in the field who address mammography-related issues, including the role of insurance companies, MRIs, and a high-profile recent Canadian study that cast doubt on the...
14-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Apply for Press Credentials: ACS Clinical Congress Oct. 26-30

Writers, editors, and producers with an interest in contemporary surgical topics are invited to apply for press credentials to cover the 2014 Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons—one of the largest international meetings of...
11-Aug-2014 1:00 PM EDT

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

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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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