Hospitals are not off limits to tragic shooting events, and with these incidents on the rise in public places, more than half of the general public expects that physicians and nurses will protect them from harm if an active shooter event erupts...
14-Aug-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) has announced the release of a new manual, Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety, to guide surgeons in leading surgical quality improvement and patient safety efforts in their institutions,...
7-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
New ACS quality improvement program is linked to a two-thirds decrease in the rate of smoking in patients undergoing cervical and lumbar spine procedures.
21-Jul-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Women with breast cancer who undergo nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM) have a low rate of the cancer returning within the first five years, when most recurrences in the breast are diagnosed, findings of a single-center study show.
17-Jul-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
San Francisco Surgeon Dr. Timothy Chuter Receives the 2017 Jacobson Innovation Award of the American College of Surgeons
Timothy A.M. Chuter, BM BS, DM, FACS, was honored with this international surgical award in recognition of his innovative role in the development of endovascular aneurysm repair.
12-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
As Trauma Awareness Month progresses throughout May, the ACS Committee on Trauma today again voiced its strong support for implementing a National Trauma Action Plan to close the gaps in trauma care in the United States.
16-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Save the Date: San Diego Hosts the Annual American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, October 22-26
The 2017 Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), one of the largest educational meetings of surgeons in the world, will convene October 22-26 in San Diego, Calif.
12-Apr-2017 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
The ACS NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator—based on highly detailed NSQIP data— is effective in providing a general purpose estimate of complication risk across a wide variety of operations, according to researchers whose findings appear today on...
4-Apr-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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