In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt highlights A History of Surgery at Cook County Hospital, a new book edited by ACS fellows that describes the hospital’s impact on surgical care and its ties with the College.
Effective green OR strategies reduce operating cost, eliminate waste, and improve environmental sustainability. This article highlights practical solutions for promoting the kind of culture change necessary to achieve long-lasting green OR initiatives.
Most hospitals participating in the ACS National Surgical Quality Improvement Program improve surgical outcomes over time, and improvement continues with each year that hospitals participate in the program, according to a study recently published in the Annals of Surgery.
Maria Eliza M. Raymundo, MD, DMCC, FPUA, FPCS—an attending urologist based in the Philippines—reports on her experiences as the 2014 International Guest Scholar.