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What’s next? The future of Medicare physician payment in the post-SGR era(Comments Off)

July 1, 2015

The efforts leading up to the repeal of the sustainable growth rate payment formula are described in this article as are the payment mechanisms available under the Medicare Access and CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program) Reauthorization Act, including a new Merit-based Incentive Payment System.

The American Board of Surgery Maintenance of Certification Program: The first 10 years

The history of the American Board of Surgery Maintenance of Certification program is summarized in this article, as are current requirements and the future direction of the program, particularly in light of evolving best practices and new standards.

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The Hartford Consensus III: Implementation of Bleeding Control

The Hartford Consensus III report describes the three levels of responders to intentional mass-casualty or active shooter events with an emphasis on immediate responders, providing guidelines for bleeding control programs and public education.

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Profiles in surgical research: Dorry L. Segev, MD, PhD, FACS

The latest installment in a series highlighting prominent ACS surgeon-scientists is an interview with Dorry L. Segev, MD, PhD, FACS, a transplant surgeon at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD.

Clinical Congress 2015

Clinical Congress 2015 Preliminary Program

The Clinical Congress Preliminary Program offers an overview of Panel Sessions, Postgraduate Courses, Named Lectures, Meet-the-Expert Luncheons, and other information related to Clinical Congress 2015, October 4-8, in Chicago, IL.

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