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
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
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
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
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