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David B. Hoyt

Looking forward – October 2015(Comments Off)

October 1, 2015

The College works with trusted collaborators and provides members with the “intellectual property” needed to meet the challenges of modern-day practice.

The final rule on the Medicare Shared Savings Program

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) includes a provision for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to create the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). This program would establish a payment structure for accountable care organizations (ACOs), which would be responsible for the quality, cost, and overall care of Medicare beneficiaries. CMS issued a final […]

Dr. Richardson

Improving access to surgical care in rural America: An interview with J. David Richardson

J. David Richardson, MD, FACS, who will be installed as the President of the ACS at the 2015 Clinical Congress, discusses the College’s efforts to improve access to care in rural communities.

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Improving resection rates in borderline resectable pancreatic cancer: Pilot study shows favorable results

The clinical importance of the Alliance A021101 cooperative group study as well as the design of the trial itself are the focus of this month’s column.

ACS educational awards and MyCME

This month’s column summarizes ACS scholarships and fellowships, as well as the MyCME program.

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