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2011-05-05 10:34:00

New physician payment model must protect physician-patient relationship, encourage high-quality care and protect patient access to care WASHINGTON, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Surgeons (ACS) today called on members of Congress to eliminate the current sustainable growth rate (SGR) Medicare physician payment formula, and transition over the next five years to a new physician payment system that fairly reflects the costs of providing high-quality health care,...

2011-04-29 05:30:00

WILMINGTON, Del., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Christiana Care Health System's Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence has been accredited as a Level 1 facility by the Bariatric Surgery Center Network (BSCN) Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS).

2011-04-25 00:00:28

Serving patients from Glens Falls, Schenectady and Saratoga Springs with BOTOX® Cosmetic and related treatments, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr.

2011-04-22 00:00:28

STAT!Ref and BC Decker Publishing offer premium online residency program resources. Jackson, WY (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 STAT!Ref, regarded as one of the premier e-resource companies, recently teamed with BC Decker Publishing to unveil a new online residency program resource.

2011-04-22 00:00:27

Atlanta cosmetic and plastic surgeon Dr.

2011-04-12 14:35:00

CLEVELAND, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The American College of Surgeons (ACS), the largest surgical association in the world, is launching an online community powered by Within3 to support thousands of surgeons in the United States who practice in sparsely populated areas.

2011-04-07 00:00:03

The Live Life Again Center for Bariatric Surgery and board-certified bariatric surgeon David D. Kim, MD are sponsoring a free weight loss surgery giveaway.

2011-04-04 22:30:49

A new risk calculator can predict the risk of postoperative complications occurring for individual bariatric surgery patients.

2011-04-01 00:14:17

Renowned surgeon leads team specializing in plastic surgery for children Washington, DC (Vocus/PRWEB) March 31, 2011 Children’s National Medical Center is pleased to announce that Gary F. Rogers, MD, JD, MBA, MPH, is Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr.

2011-03-30 14:10:00

PLANO, Texas, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons has granted its Outstanding Achievement Award to Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano as a result of surveys performed during 2010.


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