Tag Archive for ‘access to care’
In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt describes the College’s commitment to key advocacy initiatives that ensure access to quality care for surgical patients, reduce health care costs, and promote meaningful change.
The findings of the 2015 ACS Governors Survey, specifically the benefits and challenges associated with the Affordable Care Act’s efforts to expand access to care, are summarized.
Dr. Gamble’s accomplishments are profiled in this article, including his efforts to improve access to hospital care for all people in the Jim Crow South.
Access to surgical care is a necessary public health provision and, in many people’s opinion, a basic human right. While access to medical care in resource-poor countries has increased with the global health movement, surgical care has largely been neglected.