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David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

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

July 1, 2017

Dr. Hoyt describes the College’s efforts to provide members of the surgical patient care team with the resources necessary to improve outcomes, including the Quality and Safety Conference, and the release of Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety.

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Postoperative data reporting for global services

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is collecting claims-based data on postoperative visits provided in the 10- and 90-day global period.

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Coding for dialysis circuit interventions

Information regarding nine new codes for reporting dialysis circuit interventions is provided.

Figure 1. Collaborative patterns of patient care in Montana

RS3—the Montana Rural Surgery Support System—is a model for surgical care in rural CAHs

A surgeon-led program in Montana helps rural surgeons with limited resources provide patients with local access to surgical care.

Training and networking opportunities for medical students at the ACS Clinical Congress

Medical students who participated in the Medical Student Program at Clinical Congress 2016 describe the benefits of participating in this opportunity, and a new program for surgeons who are interested in sponsoring a medical student’s participation is introduced.


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