Looking forward – February 2016(Comments Off on Looking forward – February 2016)
In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt describes an ACS initiative that will allow all of the College’s clinical registries to consolidate into a unified quality reporting platform, including full electronic health record integration.
This column describes the reimbursement systems that will replace the sustainable growth rate formula and offers recommendations on how surgeons can prepare for the transition.
Dissemination and implementation: Translating cancer guidelines and clinical trial outcomes into everyday practice
Dissemination strategies and implementation research programs, which examine how clinical trials data may be incorporated into clinical use, are the focus of this month’s column.
SRGS and the COT trauma education programs: Keeping surgeons current on the provision of optimal patient care
Selected Readings in General Surgery and ACS Committee on Trauma educational programming are the subject of this month’s column.
This month’s column highlights practical tips for navigating the credentialing and privileging process.
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