Tag Archive for ‘Stop the Bleed’
Lenworth M. Jacobs, Jr., MD, MPH, FACS, ACS Past-Regent, was awarded the Medallion for Advancement of Surgical Care by the American Surgical Association for his dedicated efforts to the ACS STOP THE BLEED program.
Surgeons are experienced, take-charge problem solvers who are dedicated to improving the lives of the patients they serve. Leaders of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), such as members of the Board of Regents, Board of Governors, Advisory Councils, and various committees, achieve their stature within the organization by consistently identifying health care issues that […]
Recaps the progress the ACS has made in advancing trauma care legislation on Capitol Hill.
Summarizes ACS COT advocacy priorities at the local and federal levels and provides updates on firearm injury prevention, Stop the Bleed, and trauma funding.
The steps taken by the North and South Texas Chapters to achieve passage of hemorrhage control legislation that supports bleeding control kits in public schools are identified.
Summarizes activities and issues discussed at State Lobby Days in 2019, including Stop the Bleed® awareness training.
The effectiveness of collaborative advocacy-related efforts to develop, launch, and expand the Stop the Bleed® program are summarized.
A summary of The New Yorker article featuring the ACS Stop the Bleed® initiative, published last month, is provided.
The following comments were received regarding recent articles published in the Bulletin.
Stop the Bleed program policy advances at the federal and regional level are summarized, including information about states that plan to introduce bills in 2019.
Summarizes activities and issues discussed at State Lobby Days in 2018, including Stop the Bleed awareness training.
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.
State legislative priorities for the ACS in 2017, including Maintenance of Certification, trauma funding, and video taping of operations, are summarized.
An update on the Stop the Bleed® program, including enhancements to the website, is provided.
The following comments were received regarding a recent column published in the Bulletin.
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.
This column provides updates on College advocacy and health policy activities, including MPFS, Stop the Bleed, and MACRA.
ACS advocacy-related activities for the first half of 2017 are described, and updates on the CoC and Stop the Bleed initiatives are provided.
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.