Short-term SGR “Patch” Fails to Ensure Access to Care
Joint Statement of the American Academy of Family Physicians, American College of Physicians, American College of Surgeons, American Osteopathic Association
February 16, 2012
Save the Date: Chicago Will Host ACS Clinical Congress Sept 30-Oct 4
CHICAGO (March 21, 2012): The 2012 Clinical Congress of the ACS will convene September 30-October 4, in Chicago, Ill.
Unified National Accreditation Program Announced by ACS and ASMBS
CHICAGO (March 9, 2012): The ACS and ASMBS announced plans today to combine their respective national bariatric surgery accreditation programs into a single unified program.
ACS and San Diego Health Care Leaders Host Forum
CHICAGO (March 8, 2012): California health care leaders joined together March 2 for the fourth ACS Surgical Health Care Quality Forum at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, CA.
106 Cancer Care Facilities Receive National Achievement Award from Commission on Cancer
CHICAGO (March 16, 2012): Press release announcing the 2011 recipients of the CoC Outstanding Achievement Award
ACS and SAGES Recommend FLS Certification for General Surgeons
SAN DIEGO (March 9 , 2012): SAGES and the ACS today announced the recommendation that all surgeons practicing laparoscopic surgery be certified through the FLS Program.
ACS Announces Surgical Patient Safety Collaboration with CDC
CHICAGO (April 16, 2012): A joint, strategic partnership to improve surgical patient safety at the national level was announced today by leaders of the ACS and the CDC.
ACS and Boston Health Care Leaders Examine Quality Improvement
CHICAGO (June 12, 2012): The ACS hosted a Surgical Health Care Quality Forum in Boston on June 4, with experts to discuss how quality surgical care also delivers better financial outcomes.