Blogs (7)

Thursday, 01 August 2013 13:45

ACS International Scholarship

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Hello everyone!This year I was privileged to be awarded an International Scholarship to the American College of Surgeons National Surgery Quality Improvement Program.It's actually my second such award from the ACS. The first one was in 2002, where I focused primarily on refining my own clinical and surgical skills.This present…
Thursday, 01 August 2013 13:45

ACS International Scholarship

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Hello everyone!This year I was privileged to be awarded an International Scholarship to the American College of Surgeons National Surgery Quality Improvement Program.It's actually my second such award from the ACS. The first one was in 2002, where I focused primarily on refining my own clinical and surgical skills.This present…
Thursday, 01 August 2013 13:39

American College of Surgeons

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First of all let me describe what the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program is all about. The ACS NSQIP is the first nationally validated, risk-adjusted, outcome-based program to measure and improve the quality of surgical care across the US. Named ‘Best in the Nation” by the…
Thursday, 01 August 2013 13:23

Day 3 ACS NSQIP

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Day 3 ACS NSQIPDay 3 began with an early breakfast, “breakout” meeting to initiate the ACS NSQIP Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Collaborative Pilot Project. ERAS was actually developed in Europe, particularly for colorectal surgery, where it has significantly decreased post-operative recovery period and hospital stay. I had finished reading…
Thursday, 01 August 2013 13:23

Day 3 ACS NSQIP

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Day 3 ACS NSQIPDay 3 began with an early breakfast, “breakout” meeting to initiate the ACS NSQIP Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Collaborative Pilot Project. ERAS was actually developed in Europe, particularly for colorectal surgery, where it has significantly decreased post-operative recovery period and hospital stay. I had finished reading…
Thursday, 01 August 2013 13:14

Day 2 ACS NSQIP Blog

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Day 2 ACS NSQIP BlogThe second day of the conference focused on more technical aspects of the NSQIP Data Base, specifically on data encoding, on-line reporting, as well as statistical issues such as modeling and interpretation of results. Once a hospital is accepted to be part of the NSQIP database, a…
Saturday, 15 June 2013 14:17

screening 2013

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EZ kit rules.