Latest American Society for Bariatric Surgery Stories

2014-07-14 23:00:11

BariatricDate.net is a new dating website, launched to serve the bariatric community, especially those who have undergone bariatric surgery. This dating website is also open to those seeking friendships and support before, during or after weight loss surgery. Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Between 150,000 and 160,000 people receive bariatric surgery each year. [1] Whether someone chooses surgery or another weight loss program, a healthy support system is proven to help dieters lose...

2014-06-25 08:32:41

SALT LAKE CITY, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Remedy Informatics, the leading provider of registries for healthcare organizations around the world, announced that Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital and Clovis Community Medical Center, both part of the Community Medical Centers network in central California, successfully deployed Remedy Obesity(TM), Remedy's innovative clinical informatics product designed to improve the delivery of care and outcomes for bariatric surgical patients....

2014-06-16 23:12:52

Weight Loss Surgeon says team approach is crucial to set high standards of care for Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve and LAP-BAND patients. Springfield, NJ (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 New Jersey Bariatric Center weight loss surgeon Glenn Forrester, MD, FACS, was awarded the 2014 Physician Excellence Award for General Surgery/Bariatrics for his work in the field of Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Band (LAP-BAND) and Bariatric Revision Surgery by Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ. The...

2014-06-12 16:25:50

ASMBS Reports Insurance Coverage Still Lacking for Bariatric Surgery and Obesity Drugs GAINESVILLE, Fla., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) believes passage of the "Patient Access to Evidence-Based Obesity Services" resolution by the American Medical Association (AMA), the nation's largest physician group, will help in the fight to improve patient access to evidence-based obesity treatments including intensive behavioral...

2013-10-15 23:36:13

myMEDHoliday.com expands its coverage to include weight loss surgery centers, a vital medical procedure patients are going abroad to seek treatment from extreme obesity. Bangkok, Thailand (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 myMEDHoliday.com, the web’s leading source of medical tourism information, adds Bariatric Surgery Centers to be listed online as a new category for Healthcare Providers with 10 specialist clinics in U.S., Singapore, India, and Greece. Bariatric Surgery or weight-loss surgery...

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