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Renowned pediatric plastic surgeon joins Lurie Childrens in Chicago (formerly Children's Memorial Hospital). Chicago, IL.
Investing in C-sections could be a cost-effective way to improve outcomes for difficult deliveries in developing countries.
Surgery, often thought to be too expensive for wholesale global health delivery, can be a highly cost-effective means of improving health in the developing world.
In 2011, plastic surgeons in Atlanta, GA, at The Swan Center for Plastic Surgery experienced an increase in Caribbean residents flying in to take
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,...
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.
Researchers claim that the availability of surgeons is a critical factor in public health and suggests that surgery should become an important part of the primary healthcare system.