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.
30-May-2019 3:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites
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
Standards for quality surgical care for older adults finalized by Coalition for Quality in Geriatric Surgery
Proposed quality standards for improving the surgical care of older adults received feedback from a sample of North American hospitals, and those deemed most feasible to implement are undergoing pilot testing before a national rollout.
14-May-2019 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Online Tool Gives Surgeons and Their Patients Probabilities for the Success of Their Ventral Hernia Repair Operation
A surgeon-developed online app can be used by patients and their surgeons to help guide preoperative planning and establish expectations for how a patient’s ventral hernia repair operation will turn out, according to new study findings.
2-May-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
May is the first ever National Stop the Bleed Month, featuring training courses around the country to teach bleeding control techniques to the general public and empower them with the skills and knowledge to assist severely bleeding persons.
30-Apr-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
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Nationally Recognized Cancer Expert from American College of Surgeons Available to Discuss the BRCA-Positive Patient's Treatment Options
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Surgical experts affiliated with the Commission on Cancer and National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers are available to discuss breast cancer awareness issues
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Breast cancer experts are available to serve as sources for reporters seeking to discuss breast cancer awareness.
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