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David B. Hoyt

Looking forward – June 2015(Comments Off)

June 1, 2015

A new manual, Operative Standards for Cancer Surgery, provides evidence-based standards for various cancer procedures and is described in this month’s column.

The transition to ICD-10 before October 1 compliance deadline

Additional ICD-10 Resources The American Academy of Professional Coders’ ICD-10 website The American Health Information Management Association ICD-10 website The American Hospital Association central office ICD-10 website The American Medical Association ICD-10 website The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) website; and the CMS eHealth University website The Healthcare Information Management Systems Society ICD-10 […]

Big data and GME: Expanding the scope of patient safety and QI training

This month’s column explores big data as it relates to enhancing graduate medical education, specifically how studying this information increases residents’ sense of ownership over the development of quality improvement initiatives.


New manual for cancer surgery issued: Operative Standards for Cancer Surgery

Operative Standards for Cancer Surgery, developed by the ACS Clinical Research Program Cancer Care Standards Development Committee, provides evidence-based guidelines for oncologic resections.

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The Surgeon Specific Registry and the ACS Member Profile enhance your practice

The first installment of the new “Your ACS benefits” column highlights two ACS member databases: the Surgeon Specific Registry and the ACS Member Profile.

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