American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

2014:

MBSAQIP Releases Unified Accreditation Standards
February 4, 2014
Metabolic and Bariatric Surgical Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP)

2013:

New Study Finds Overall Hospital Quality Performance Differs
July 18, 2013
American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS-NSQIP®)

Surgical Patients’ Mortality Rates Drop at ACS NSQIP Hospitals in California
July 15, 2013
American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS-NSQIP®)

Pennsylvania Cancer Centers Publicly Release Outcomes Data
December 9, 2013
National Cancer Data Base (NCDB )

ACS NSQIP Partnership Aims to Improve Surgical Care Quality at Illinois Hospitals
December 12, 2013
American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS-NSQIP®)

2012:

Unified National Accreditation Program Announced by ACS and ASMBS
March 9, 2012
Metabolic and Bariatric Surgical Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP)

ACS Announces Surgical Patient Safety Collaboration with CDC
April 16, 2012
American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®)

Rapid Quality Reporting System Increases Compliance Rates
December 3, 2012
National Cancer Data Base (NCDB )

2011:

NTDB Analysis Reveals Elderly Trauma Patients May Not Always Receive High-Quality Care
January 25, 2011
National Trauma Data Bank (NTDB)

BCBS of Michigan and 22 Michigan Trauma Centers Partner with ACS
February 11, 2011
Trauma Quality Improvement Program (TQIP®)

ACS Releases Monthly National Trauma Data Bank Reports
March 14, 2011
National Trauma Data Bank (NTDB)

New CoC Accreditation Standards Gain Strong Support
August 31, 2011
Commission on Cancer  (CoC)

For press releases about  studies on  ACS quality programs published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons (JACS), visit the JACS press release index page