Looking forward – November 2015(Comments Off on Looking forward – November 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.
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.
This month’s column highlights the philanthropic contributions of Norman Kenyon, MD, FACS, and his wife, Sue.
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.
More in this category
- Black Wednesday
- Looking forward – October 2015
- The final rule on the Medicare Shared Savings Program
- Improving access to surgical care in rural America: An interview with J. David Richardson
- Improving resection rates in borderline resectable pancreatic cancer: Pilot study shows favorable results
- ACS educational awards and MyCME
- High reliability science and surgery: The Joint Commission’s Robust Process Improvement methodology
- Looking forward – September 2015
- Biomarker-driven adjuvant targeted therapy for NSCLC—the ALCHEMIST trials
- Safety culture is a great fit for the OR
- Looking forward – August 2015
- The importance of detailed documentation in ICD-10
- Resources for optimal patient care: EBDS and patient education programs