Tag Archive for ‘ACS Quality Programs’
Describes how ACS QVP standards helped guide hospital leaders in effectively responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and highlights how this program establishes a national model for surgical quality through a scalable infrastructure.
This article summarizes the topics and issues presented at the 2021 Quality and Safety Conference VIRTUAL July 12-16.
Registration is open for the 2021 ACS Quality and Safety Conference VIRTUAL, July 12-16.
Quality as a program, not a measure: An opportunity for health insurers to value quality as a comprehensive program
Describes the work between the CMS Innovation Center and the ACS to introduce a new type of quality measure that includes the infrastructure, resources, and processes needed to deliver optimal care.
This article summarizes the topics and issues presented at the 2020 ACS Quality and Safety Conference VIRTUAL August 21-24.
Describes the qualities of effective site reviewers, provides examples of process improvements developed by reviewer feedback, and summarizes the College’s initiative to align ACS Quality Programs.
Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS, identified the key principles of success for surgeons, namely a commitment to education, dedication to paradigm-shifting science, and support for collaboration across all specialties in her Presidential Address at Clinical Congress 2019.
The ACS Strong for Surgery program: Changing clinician and system behavior to optimize health before surgery
Describes the transition of the Strong for Surgery initiative to a formal ACS Quality Program and outlines its effect on improving public health.
This article summarizes the topics and issues presented at the 2019 Quality and Safety Conference in Washington, DC.
The College’s commitment to continuing quality improvement and its ongoing efforts to improve the care of the metabolic and bariatric surgical patient are outlined.
This article summarizes the topics and issues presented at the 2018 Quality and Safety Conference in Orlando, FL.
Dr. Hoyt provides his perspective on the status of ACS Quality Programs and where they are headed in the future.
The goals of the 2018 ACS Quality and Safety Conference are outlined, including the meeting’s theme and registration information.
This article summarizes the inaugural ACS Quality and Safety Conference, July 21−24 in New York, NY, which focused on a range of topics, including updates on the ACS NSQIP Adult and Pediatric programs, the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program, and the Surgeon Specific Registry.