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ACS advocates on behalf of trauma patients: An update(Comments Off)

September 1, 2015

This article examines injury prevention and trauma-related issues considered in state legislatures and by the AMA HOD over the last year.

Global Codes

Changes on the horizon for global services payment

The averted CMS policy that would have transitioned 10- and 90-day global payment codes to 0-day codes is summarized in this article, as is the legislation that will revise global payments in the coming years and the ACS’ advocacy-related role concerning these issues.

Earl Mayne, MD, FACS

The Mayne legacy: A look back at an influential charter member of the ACS

Dr. Mayne’s surgical career and philanthropic leadership are highlighted in this article.

Dr. Ketel

Dr. Beverley Ketel: Surgeon who brought transplant surgery to Peoria, IL, reflects on a fulfilling career

A profile of Beverly L. Ketel, MD, FACS, who organized one of the first transplantation donor donation programs in the Midwest, highlights her success as woman surgeon and provides a brief overview of the history of transplantation.

Defining your own success: An introduction

In this introduction to the annual RAS-ACS issue, the author describes five key concepts for defining individual and professional success.


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