Looking forward – June 2015(Comments Off)
A new manual, Operative Standards for Cancer Surgery, provides evidence-based standards for various cancer procedures and is described in this month’s column.
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 […]
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.
Operative Standards for Cancer Surgery, developed by the ACS Clinical Research Program Cancer Care Standards Development Committee, provides evidence-based guidelines for oncologic resections.
The first installment of the new “Your ACS benefits” column highlights two ACS member databases: the Surgeon Specific Registry and the ACS Member Profile.
More in this category
- A new direction for “A look at The Joint Commission”
- Hit the road, jacked—road rash injuries
- Looking forward – May 2015
- One surgeon’s principles
- Limited resection as a cure for early lung cancer: Time to challenge the gold standard?
- Monitoring OR fires to improve patient safety
- What’s cookin’? Who’s lookin’?
- Looking forward – April 2015
- Expired and expiring ACA provisions
- Responding to the need for rural general surgery training sites: A how-to
- Progress in the PROSPECT trial: Precision treatment for rectal cancer?
- Eisenberg Award presented to ACS NSQIP for quality improvement efforts
- Where’s the fire?
- Looking forward – March 2015
- The ACS motto: What does it really mean?