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David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – September 2017(Comments Off on Looking forward – September 2017)

September 1, 2017

Dr. Hoyt’s column highlights the Scientific Program of Clinical Congress 2017, as well as other educational and member engagement opportunities offered during the annual meeting.

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Alternative Payment Models

Summarizes the purpose of Alternative Payment Models (APMs) and the ACS-Brandeis Advanced (A-APM) proposal.

Figure 2. Preston perioperative patient tobacco cards

Preoperative smoking cessation: Every patient, every operation

Summarizes the challenges and benefits of launching a preoperative smoking cessation program.

Figure 1. The Surgical Staircase

Surgical training, global surgery, and a generally applicable training model

The Surgicon Project and its  global surgical training methodology are examined.

ACS Clinical Research Program

ACS CRP sponsors educational sessions at Clinical Congress 2017

A summary of five ACS CRP Clinical Congress 2017 sessions is provided.

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