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The Power of Quality Panel Addressing Critical Issues Facing Patient Care

Friday, Apr 14, 2023, 8:15am - 10:00am EDT


On Friday, April 14, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) will host a panel event with hospital leaders from the Washington Metropolitan area to discuss the cost and regulatory hurdles facing the healthcare community and its impact on patient care.

This event marks the start of a national effort to improve quality and raise awareness about how ACS Quality Programs address an urgent need present in healthcare. Current national strategies are not enough to achieve high-quality patient care, as they fail to measure quality and make needed progress that improve patient outcomes. Hospital leaders will discuss the need for data-backed programs and policies that result in greater care and how ACS Quality Programs drive impact for patients and hospitals, define quality, set the standard for clinical data, support surgeons everywhere, and are the true mark of quality.

Patricia L. Turner, MD, MBA, FACS, Executive Director of the ACS
J. Stephen Jones, MD, FACS, President and CEO, Inova Health System
Kristen K. Edmiston, MD, MPH, FACS, Vice President, Surgical Safety and Operations, Inova Health System
Anton Sidawy, MD, MPH, FACS, Professor and Lewis B. Saltz Chair, Department of Surgery, George Washington University
Clifford Y. Ko, MD, MS, MSHS, FACS, FASCRS, Director, ACS Division of Research and Optimal Patient Care, and Professor of Surgery and Health Services, UCLA
Tanisha Carino, PhD, Partner at Brunswick Group

Registration is closed for this event.

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