American College of Surgeons (ACS)
Chicago, IL USA

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Multisource Feedback Process Helps Surgeons Assess and Improve Teamwork Skills

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

Surgeon Ratings Need to Be a Shared Responsibility

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

Save the Date: Chicago Hosts the ACS Clinical Congress October 4-8

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

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

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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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