Tag Archive for ‘Coalition for Quality in Geriatric Surgery’


Geriatric assessment and frailty in older cancer patients

The importance of identifying high-risk, frail cancer patients to ensure optical care is the focus of this month’s column.


ACS CQGS introduces course on care of the complex older patient

The development of the Management of the Complex Older Surgical Patient: Geriatric and Palliative Care course is described as are best practices for geriatric surgical care.

The Coalition for Quality in Geriatric Surgery Project

CQGS releases preliminary standards for quality surgical care for older adults

The Coalition for Quality in Geriatric Surgery launched its alpha pilot phase in January to determine reviewer feedback on its hospital-level surgical care standards for older adults.

Improving quality in geriatric surgery

Improving quality in geriatric surgery: A blueprint from the American College of Surgeons

This article outlines the development of the ACS quality improvement activities specifically aimed at the care of geriatric surgical patients under the aegis of the Coalition for Quality in Geriatric Surgery and the ACS NSQIP Geriatric Surgery Pilot Project.

The ACS leads efforts to improve quality of care for older surgical patients

This news brief summarizes ACS efforts to enhance the quality of surgical care for older adults.


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