Tag Archive for ‘Stop the Bleed’

State Lobby Days

2018 State Lobby Days: Opening doors in the state capitols

Summarizes activities and issues discussed at State Lobby Days in 2018, including Stop the Bleed awareness training.

Capitol Hill

ACS trauma agenda advances on Capitol Hill

A summary of ongoing trauma-related legislative activity for the 115th congressional session is provided, including the Mission Zero Act, PAHPA, and Stop the Bleed.

Capitol dome

2017 state legislative update: Lawmakers engage on MOC, trauma funding, and other issues

State legislative priorities for the ACS in 2017, including Maintenance of Certification, trauma funding, and video taping of operations,  are summarized.

Stop the Bleed program more important now than ever

An update on the Stop the Bleed® program, including enhancements to the website, is provided.

Letters to the Editor

The following comments were received regarding a recent column published in the Bulletin.

Dateline DC

Dateline: DC—January 2018

This column provides updates on College advocacy and health policy activities, including advanced alternative payment models, Stop the Bleed, the Physician Compare website, and HIPAA guidance on the opioid epidemic.

Dateline DC

Dateline: DC—December 2017

This column provides updates on College advocacy and health policy activities, including MPFS, Stop the Bleed, and MACRA.

Federal Legislative Priorities

ACS pushes forward on federal legislative priorities

ACS advocacy-related activities for the first half of 2017 are described, and updates on the CoC and Stop the Bleed initiatives are provided.

Out of unspeakable tragedy comes progress in bleeding control

Updates on the Stop the Bleed® campaign are summarized, including the College’s ongoing role in this initiative, specifically training the public to be immediate responders at mass casualty events.

Bleeding control training: An opportunity for local volunteerism, community engagement, and peer education

A young surgeon describes how he implemented a Stop the Bleed® training program in Rochester, NY.

“Stop the Bleed” poster developed for educational purposes by Dr. Jacobs and Ciné-Med

Capitol Hill lawmakers participate in bleeding control simulations

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill participated in bleeding control simulations during a congressional briefing hosted by the ACS Committee on Trauma.

The Hartford Consensus

AMA HOD approves ACS-sponsored resolution on mass casualty bleeding control

The American Medical Association’s House of Delegates approved a resolution introduced by the ACS to train more professional first responders and civilian immediate responders to mass casualty events in the essential techniques of bleeding control.

Dr. Jacobs, second from left, in a photo tweeted by the Department of Homeland Security from the White House event

Dr. Lenworth Jacobs speaks at White House “Stop the Bleed” event

Lenworth M. Jacobs, Jr., MD, MPH, FACS, ACS Regent and Chairman of the Hartford Consensus, was among the featured speakers October 6 at a “Stop the Bleed” event at the White House.

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