Looking Forward – January 2015(Comments Off)
Realize the Potential of Your Profession—a new campaign highlighting the benefits of Fellowship particularly for young surgeons—is the focus of Dr. Hoyt’s column this month.
This month’s column reveals similarities between rural surgery practice in mainland U.S. and Guam and demonstrates how the newly formed ACS Guam Chapter helps resolve issues related to professional isolation.
This month’s column underscores the importance of Safety Leadership Rounds or WalkRounds to enhance patient safety and develop open lines of communication.
The 2014 Annual Report of the National Trauma Data Bank (NTDB®)—an updated analysis of the largest aggregation of U.S. and Canadian trauma registry data—is highlighted in this month’s column.
In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt provides a summary of ACS achievements from his 2014 annual report.
More in this category
- Updated compendium offers strategies to prevent health care-associated infections
- Go before you go: Bladder injuries
- Looking Forward – November 2014
- The FY 2015 Inpatient Prospective Payment System final rule
- Colorectal cancer metastatic to the liver: Making the unresectable resectable
- Hospital Engagement Networks target surgical site infections
- The DTs: Delirium tremens
- Looking forward – October 2014
- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
- ACS intervenes to resolve questions about the 96-hour rule
- QOL concerns in surgical patients: Assessment and intervention
- The Joint Commission reports increase in robotic surgery-related sentinel events
- Unanticipated withdrawal
- Looking forward – September 2014
- Physician Payments Sunshine Act data scheduled for release