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Using global surgical indicators to improve trauma care in Latin America(Comments Off on Using global surgical indicators to improve trauma care in Latin America)

April 1, 2017

This article describes how Latin American trauma program development may be improved by LCoGS indicator measurement and summarizes strategies for data collection and analysis to enhance global surgical care.

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UM Ryder Trauma Center/ Israel fellowship program provides a model for global trauma training

UM Ryder Trauma Center’s ongoing efforts to assist in the development of sustainable global trauma systems is the focus of this article, particularly the facility’s training program for Israeli trauma surgeons.

2017 Performance Category Weights

QPP in 2017: Navigating the transition year

This article outlines the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) components, explains reporting requirements for individuals and groups, and summarizes the transition to MIPS in 2017.

Advocacy

The future of trauma care on Capitol Hill: Implementing military-civilian trauma care and establishing a national trauma system

The role of the NASEM report in developing trauma-focused legislation, specifically policy related to military-civilian partnerships, are described.

Figure 7. Financial barriers for international surgeons

2016 ACS International Governors Survey: Membership benefits and challenges for International Fellows are revealed in first-time study

The ACS Board of Governors conducted its first survey of International Governors in 2016 to assess the needs of International Fellows and the global surgery community.


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