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In My Hands

Looking forward – June 2018

Establishing a patient-surgeon relationship that is built on trust is the focus of this month’s column.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – April 2018

Dr. Hoyt identifies nine new action steps developed by the ACS Board of Regents, the COT, and the ACS COT Firearm Strategy Team (COT-FAST) that are intended to reduce the burden of firearm violence while balancing personal freedom with responsibility.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – March 2018

Dr. Hoyt outlines how the ATLS course has become a foundation of care for the injured patient by providing physicians around the world with a common language and a common approach to trauma care.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – February 2018

Dr. Hoyt provides an update on the online ACS Communities and highlights how participants use the platform to improve patient care and share common concerns and interests.

Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety

Looking forward – January 2018

Dr. Hoyt describes how Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety fosters a culture of quality and safety.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – December 2017

In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt summarizes ACS achievements in 2017.

2017

Executive Director’s annual report: 2016–2017: A year of transformational growth

ACS Executive Director David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS, provides a detailed summary of the College’s activities and notable accomplishments in 2017.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – November 2017

Dr. Hoyt’s column describes the economics of health care and addresses health care reform proposals.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – October 2017

Dr. Hoyt’s column provides an overview of the Metabolic Surgery Symposium, August 9–10 in Chicago, IL, which featured sessions on how surgeons’ understanding of morbid obesity and its treatment have evolved.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – September 2017

Dr. Hoyt’s column highlights the Scientific Program of Clinical Congress 2017, as well as other educational and member engagement opportunities offered during the annual meeting.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – July 2017

Dr. Hoyt describes the College’s efforts to provide members of the surgical patient care team with the resources necessary to improve outcomes, including the Quality and Safety Conference, and the release of Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – June 2017

Dr. Hoyt describes strategies to fill gaps in trauma care discussed at the Achieving Zero Preventable Deaths conference held at the National of Institutes of Health earlier this year.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – May 2017

Dr. Hoyt describes the recently updated Surgeon Specific Registry, which will help surgeons more easily comply with regulatory mandates and ultimately will be a key element of a fully integrated platform for ACS clinical databases.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – April 2017

Dr. Hoyt outlines lessons learned from the West African Ebola epidemic, including the importance of protective surgical attire guidelines, as described in the new book Operation Ebola: Surgical Care during the West African Outbreak.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – March 2017

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.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – February 2017

The ACS’ role as an international organization that meets the needs of surgeons and patients around the world, particularly in the areas of membership, education, quality programs, and surgical capacity building, is the focus of Dr. Hoyt’s column this month.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – January 2017

In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt reflects on his seven years as ACS Executive Director, including the College’s key accomplishments in that timeframe and future goals of the organization.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – December 2016

In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt provides a summary of ACS achievements in 2016.

2016 Executive Director’s annual report

Executive Director’s annual report

ACS Executive Director David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS, provides a detailed summary of the College’s activities and notable accomplishments in 2016.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – November 2016

Dr. Hoyt’s column provides an overview of the new Quality Payment Program and summarizes the ACS resources and services available to Fellows who are preparing for the transition to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System.

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