The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Stop the Bleed program announced today that it has now surpassed the 1 million mark in terms of the number of people who have been trained to control major bleeding through its Stop the Bleed course.
6-Sep-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
New Risk/Benefit Calculator Can Predict Possible Outcomes for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Patients
A new surgical risk/benefit calculator will provide metabolic and bariatric surgeons and their patients with accurate, patient-specific information.
20-Aug-2019 2:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites
ACS introduces a new standardized program for hospitals devoted to high-quality surgical care for older adults
The American College of Surgeons launched its new Geriatric Surgery Verification (GSV) Program at the ACS Quality and Safety Conference.
19-Jul-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Third version of nationally recognized standards manual includes a designation for bariatric and metabolic surgery centers to now offer patients non-surgical interventions along with a quality improvement project requirement.
11-Jul-2019 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Minneapolis surgeon Dr. Henry Buchwald receives the 2019 Jacobson Innovation Award of the American College of Surgeons
The 2019 Jacobson Innovation Award of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) was presented to Henry Buchwald, MD, PhD, FACS, at a dinner held in his honor on Friday evening June 7.
10-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
National Surgical Care Program Opens Enrollment for Hospitals to Implement Enhanced Recovery Pathways
AHRQ Safety Program for Improving Surgical Care and Recovery announces its next enrollment period as it expands its perioperative care program for decreasing surgical patients’ complications and speeding their recoveries.
6-Jun-2019 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Patients undergoing six operations said postoperative pain was manageable, according to Journal of the American College of Surgeons study findings.
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Proceedings from the first-ever Medical Summit on Firearm Injury Prevention have been released and published on the Journal of the American College of Surgeons website as an “article in press” in advance of print publication.
20-May-2019 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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