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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.
2/5/2014 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.
12/9/2013 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.
11/7/2013 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...
11/6/2013 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.
10/1/2013 3:00 PM EDT

Seattle Surgeon Carlos A. Pellegrini, MD, FACS, Installed as 94th President of the American College of Surgeons

Carlos A. Pellegrini, MD, FACS, FRCSI (Hon.), a general surgeon from Seattle, Wash., was installed as the 94th President of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) to open the 2013 Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons in Washington,...
10/1/2013 2:00 PM EDT

ACS Board of Regents Honors Barbara Lee Bass, MD, FACS, with 2013 Distinguished Service Award

Last night the Board of Regents of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) presented Barbara Lee Bass, MD, FACS, Houston, TX, with the ACS Distinguished Service Award at the Convocation ceremony preceding the official opening of the 2013 Clinical...
10/1/2013 2:00 PM EDT

Honorary Fellowship in the American College of Surgeons Is Awarded to Six Prominent Surgeons

Last night Honorary Fellowship in the American College of Surgeons (ACS) was awarded to six prominent surgeons from Germany, England, Thailand, Mexico, and Malaysia during the Convocation ceremony that preceded the official opening of the 2013...
10/1/2013 2:00 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

5/15/2013 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
10/5/2011 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.
9/22/2010 11:30 AM EDT

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