Tag Archive for ‘quality of care’

Looking forward – January 2014

Last November marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, and Dr. Hoyt urges members to draw on the values, inspiration, and leadership of President Kennedy to meet the evolving demands of the profession.

The near-death of a president, and the birth of a career: An interview with Dr. Napolitano

Lena M. Napolitano, MD, FACS, FCCP, FCCM—a trauma surgeon and Chair of the ACS Board of Regents—reveals what inspired her to select surgery as a career, the evolving role of women surgeons, the value of mentoring students, and more.

The ACS and the ABCs of how quality measures are established and implemented

The College has contributed its insights and services to a number of national organizations, agencies, and programs that are involved in creating a road map for improved quality of care and developing strategies aimed at creating change in health care delivery. This article outlines the roles of these various entities and details the College’s contributions to their endeavors.


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