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Dr. Hoyt’s column describes the economics of health care and addresses health care reform proposals.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt provides a summary of ACS achievements in 2016.
ACS Executive Director David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS, provides a detailed summary of the College’s activities and notable accomplishments in 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.
Dr. Hoyt’s column describes the importance of professional operating room attire and summarizes key protocols, such as proper covering of the head during invasive procedures, supported by College leadership.
Dr. Hoyt’s column highlights the Scientific Program of the Clinical Congress 2016, as well as other key educational and networking opportunities offered during the annual surgical meeting.
Dr. Hoyt’s column highlights his experiences as the Aubre de Lambert Maynard Guest Lecturer at Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, and the institution’s commitment to increase the diversity of the health care workforce.
Dr. Hoyt’s column summarizes the ACS’ recent efforts to clarify the organization’s position on concurrent and overlapping operations.
Collaborative quality improvement program, as exemplified by the Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation, the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Collaborative Quality Initiatives program, and the Michigan Value Collaborative are the focus of Dr. Hoyt’s column this month.
In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt highlights key initiatives aimed at improving communication between rank-and-file Fellows and the ACS leadership, including enhanced social media engagement and the online ACS Communities.
In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt describes the results of the landmark FIRST Trial to study the effects of resident work-hour restrictions, which suggest that resident training programs that allow trainees to work longer shifts or take less time off between shifts is not associated with increased risk of patient morbidity.