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David B. Hoyt

Looking forward – November 2015(Comments Off on Looking forward – November 2015)

November 1, 2015

A collaboration between the College and the American Society of Anesthesiologists to develop a Statement on Team-Based Surgical Care, which emphasizes patient-centered perioperative care is the focus of Dr. Hoyt’s column this month.

Medicare and Medicaid audits

This column provides an overview of seven common CMS audits that could affect physicians, and describes the penalties and appeals process for each.

Response to preoperative endocrine therapy in breast cancer patients can alter surgical and chemotherapy options

The uptake of neoadjuvant endocrine therapy in the U.S. has been slow according to the authors of this month’s column, even though this treatment can reduce the extent of breast surgery.

Dr. and Mrs. Kenyon

Dr. and Mrs. Kenyon are committed to giving back

This month’s column highlights the philanthropic contributions of Norman Kenyon, MD, FACS, and his wife, Sue.

RPI can be used to improve surgical care

The Targeted Solutions Tool is an online application that may be used by project leaders to engage in process improvement in hand hygiene, hand-off communication, safe surgery, and other areas.

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