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Statement in support of motorcycle helmet laws(Comments Off)

May 1, 2015

The following statement in support of motorcycle helmet laws was originally developed by the Subcommittee on Injury Prevention and Control of the ACS Committee on Trauma. The ACS Board of Regents approved this updated statement at its February 6–7 meeting.

Statement on physician tiering and narrow network programs

The following statement was developed by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Health Policy and Advocacy Group and was approved by the ACS Board of Regents at its February 2015 meeting. As health care plans create incentives to improve quality and reduce costs, many entities have started using physician-tiering protocols directing patients to choose certain […]

Statement on medical liability reform

The following statement on medical liability reform was developed by the ACS Legislative Committee and was approved by the Board of Regents at its October 2014 meeting.

Statement on trauma center designation based upon system need

The following statement on trauma center designation was developed by the ACS Committee on Trauma’s Trauma Systems Evaluation and Planning Committee and was approved by the Board of Regents.

Statement on bicycle safety and the promotion of bicycle helmet use

The following statement on bicycle safety was developed by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma and was approved by the Board of Regents.


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