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2014-02-18 08:32:08

Will show how Michigan's statewide collaborative efforts use clinical analytics to reduce variation, improve surgical outcomes, lower costs ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John D. Birkmeyer, MD, an internationally recognized performance measurement and hospital quality expert as well as the founder and Chief Scientific Officer of ArborMetrix, will present the session "Improving Surgical Outcomes and Lowering Costs with Clinical Analytics" (Education Session 211) at the HIMSS14...

2014-02-12 23:27:24

oBand Surgery Centers is organizing a evaluation for people who are desirous of getting a weight loss surgery done. The patients with PPO, POS and open access insurance plans can avail the offer. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 oBand Surgery Centers, one of the leading health care chains for bariatric surgery in the United States, is offering evaluation to determine whether the patient is eligible to undergo the weight loss surgery. The evaluation is available to patients with...

2014-02-12 23:25:50

NWH has been granted a 3 year accreditation with commendation by the Commission on Cancer. Mt. Kisco (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH) has been granted Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons. CoC accredited cancer programs must meet or exceed 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years, and maintain levels of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient-centered...

2014-02-11 23:01:46

Nation’s Premier Ear, Nose, Throat, and Allergy Practice Welcomes Central Jersey Otolaryngology to the Team, Opens 41st Office Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 For patients in Shrewsbury, New Jersey and throughout Monmouth and Ocean Counties, 2014 is starting off on a very healthy note. That’s because ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA), whose 150+ otolaryngologists, laryngologists, neurotologists, rhinologists, sleep specialists, allergists, and audiologists in 40 offices...

2014-02-04 23:03:10

The Josephine Ford Cancer Institute, part of Henry Ford Health System, was granted a three-year accreditation with commendation by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 The Josephine Ford Cancer Institute, part of Henry Ford Health System, was granted a three-year accreditation with commendation by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. It received compliance ratings on all 34 standards including six...

2014-01-31 20:21:12

A recent study points to the incredible health benefits of bariatric surgery, leading many to discover the incredible weight loss solutions offered at Dr. Feiz & Associates. LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At Dr. Feiz & Associates, reports of the incredible benefits of weight loss surgery come as no surprise. In fact, Dr. Feiz and his dedicated medical staff have provided life-changing weight loss surgery in Marina Del Rey, Beverly Hills, Oxnard, and other regions...

2014-01-17 20:20:07

Speakers Share Lessons Learned from the Asiana Airlines Accident Response CHICAGO, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Surgeons from Bay Area hospitals that treated the victims of the July 2013 Asiana Airlines accident came together to share the successes and challenges in trauma and emergency care delivery in the days and weeks after the mass casualty response. Presenters offered new solutions to improve the quality of patient care and strengthen emergency medical response through...

2014-01-08 16:26:16

Surgical Leaders and other Medical Experts Discuss Lessons Learned from Asiana Airlines Accident Response CHICAGO, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, January 14, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and hosts John Maa, MD, FACS, and Shelley Marks, MD, FACS, will bring together health care leaders from across the Bay Area for the ACS Surgical Health Care Quality Forum Northern California, to share the successes and challenges in trauma/critical care delivery in the days and weeks after...

2014-01-03 15:23:46

Canadian surgeons collaborate with South African hospital to successfully develop an iPad app for capturing trauma patient data in a low medical resource environment according to new Journal of American College of Surgeons study Electronic health records (EHRs) have become standard practice throughout hospitals in North America, but in countries with fewer resources many front-line clinicians are still collecting data on paper, if they are collecting it at all. But now, surgeons from...

2013-12-18 23:02:57

Dr. Tamica Evelyn White of Summit Breast Care was inducted into the American College of Surgeons at the 100th Clinical Congress on October 6th, 2013, in Washington, D.C. Only surgeons who provide the highest quality of care and have the utmost respect of their peers qualify to become members of this college. Scotch Plains, NJ (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Approved NJ Top Doc, Dr. Tamica Evelyn White of Summit Breast Care was inducted into the American College of Surgeons at the 100th Clinical...


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