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2014-08-04 23:02:10

The CoC Accreditation Program provides the framework for CarePoint Health – Bayonne Medical Center to improve its quality of patient care through various cancer-related programs that focus on the full spectrum of cancer care including prevention, early diagnosis, cancer staging, optimal treatment, rehabilitation, life-long follow up for recurrent disease, and end-of-life care. Bayonne, NJ (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS)...

2014-07-02 23:11:49

In CHAMPS Oncology's most recent blog post, CQIP – A Valuable Performance Evaluation Tool, Karen Schmidt shares her thoughts on the topic. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 In CHAMPS Oncology's most recent blog post, CQIP – A Valuable Performance Evaluation Tool, Karen Schmidt shares her thoughts on the topic. Over the years, the American College of Surgeons has had an unwavering focus on quality improvement programs that enhance patient care. From the implementation of the...

2014-06-02 23:01:49

In CHAMPS Oncology's most recent blog post, Highlights from the NCRA Education Conference, Brenda Mileto shares her thoughts on the topic. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 In CHAMPS Oncology's most recent blog post, Highlights from the NCRA Education Conference, Brenda Mileto shares her thoughts on the topic. This year’s NCRA Education Conference was extremely worthwhile, explains Mileto. It was a pleasure to see some familiar faces, meet new ones and gain some valuable...

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...

2014-02-04 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...

2013-05-09 23:03:51

Abington's cancer treatment program is one of 79 in the US to earn this award and one of three in Pennsylvania. Abington, PA (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons(ACS) has granted a 2012 Outstanding Achievement Award to The Rosenfeld Cancer Center at Abington Memorial Hospital,one of only 79 cancer programs in the U.S. to earn this award and one of only three in Pennsylvania. Award criteria were based on qualitative and quantitative surveys...

2012-05-27 23:02:39

The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons has awarded another three-year accreditation with commendation to the Cancer Institute at Advocate Christ Medical Center. Oak Lawn, Illinois (PRWEB) May 26, 2012 The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons has awarded another three-year accreditation with commendation to the Cancer Institute at Advocate Christ Medical Center following an on-site review of the Institute´s programs in April. Specifically,...

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. Baylor Plano is one of a select group of 90 currently accredited and newly accredited cancer programs across the United States and one of two programs in Texas to receive this recognition. This number represents approximately 17 percent...

2010-12-15 00:00:44

Abington Memorial Hospital's Rosenfeld Cancer Center Earns Commission on Cancer Accreditation with Commendation The Rosenfeld Cancer Center has been accredited by the ACoS for 13 consecutive years. Abington, PA (Vocus) December 14, 2010 The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation to The Rosenfeld Cancer Center at Abington Memorial Hospital. The program has been accredited by the ACoS for 13 consecutive...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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