Looking forward – November 2017(Comments Off on Looking forward – November 2017)
Dr. Hoyt’s column describes the economics of health care and addresses health care reform proposals.
The steps providers can take to prepare for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services New Medicare Card Project are outlined.
This column describes Children’s Hospital of Alabama’s efforts to improve the imaging strategies for pediatric appendicitis by evaluating the rates of different imaging modalities.
Induction chemotherapy and minimally invasive transanal surgery to increase organ preservation in rectal cancer
The objectives of the NEO Trial (CCTG CO28) are described, specifically the feasibility and safety of induction chemotherapy and minimally invasive transanal surgery to allow sphincter preservation.
The College’s supporting role in treating President Eisenhower’s small bowel obstruction is described.
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- Looking forward – October 2017
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- ACS advocacy efforts in 2017 that will affect rural surgery
- The surgical cap: Symbol, science, argument, and evidence
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- Local and global opportunities for member engagement
- Prof. Mehmet Ali Haberal receives Distinguished Philanthropist Award
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- The impact of financial barriers on access to quality care in breast cancer
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- Looking forward – September 2017
- Alternative Payment Models
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