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May 04, 2007, 01:00 ET President Bush Signs Bill to Improve U.S. Trauma Systems

CHICAGO, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President George W. Bush yesterday signed into law the Trauma Care Systems Planning and Development...


Apr 12, 2007, 01:00 ET For the First Time, Leading Cancer Organizations Jointly Release New Measures for Quality of Cancer Care for Breast and Colorectal Cancer

CHICAGO, April 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a move more than two years in the making, a National Quality Forum (NQF) endorsement became...


Jan 11, 2007, 00:00 ET American College of Surgeons Calls for Fair Investigation in New Orleans Case

CHICAGO, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the American College of Surgeons remains concerned about the...


Jan 25, 2006, 00:00 ET American College of Surgeons to Launch Mutual Fund Family

CHICAGO, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The American College of Surgeons announced today that it has established a working relationship with Carpenter...


Aug 18, 2005, 01:00 ET American College of Surgeons and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Partner to Study Outcomes for General and Vascular Surgery Patients

CHICAGO, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifteen of the largest hospitals in the state of Michigan will soon be participating in a ground-breaking...


Feb 14, 2003, 00:00 ET ACS Applauds Congress for Correcting Medicare Payment Formula

CHICAGO, Feb. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The American College of Surgeons (ACS) and its 64,000 members applaud the House and Senate for passing the...


Jan 29, 2003, 00:00 ET ACS Applauds President's Commitment to Health Care Reforms That Preserve Patient Access to Care

CHICAGO, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The American College of Surgeons and its 64,000 members applaud President Bush for his continued efforts to...


Nov 15, 2002, 00:00 ET ACS Applauds House Action on Medicare Payment Reform, Urges Senate to Follow Suit

CHICAGO, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The American College of Surgeons (ACS) and its 64,000 members applaud the most recent efforts by Rep. Bill...


Jun 28, 2002, 01:00 ET Surgeons Say Paying for Organ Donations Should Not Be Pursued

CHICAGO, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Expressing grave concern about the public discussion regarding payment for organ donations that occurred during...


Oct 20, 2000, 01:00 ET New Developments in Surgery and Medicine Will Be Presented At The 2000 Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons in Chicago

CHICAGO, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of presentations on clinical, technological, socioeconomic, and legislative issues affecting surgeons...


Feb 01, 2000, 00:00 ET 'Watchful Waiting' Treatment for Inguinal Hernia to Be Focus of Joint Project

CHICAGO, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A multi-center collaborative project to study whether "watchful waiting" (WW) can be a satisfactory long-term...


Oct 08, 1999, 01:00 ET New Developments in Surgery and Medicine to be Presented at the 1999 Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of presentations on clinical, technological, socioeconomic, and legislative issues affecting...


Aug 31, 1999, 01:00 ET American College of Surgeons Endorses Bipartisan Managed Care Reform Bill

CHICAGO, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The American College of Surgeons (ACS) today announced its endorsement of the Bipartisan Consensus Managed Care...


Apr 30, 1999, 01:00 ET Joint Commission and American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer Announce Cooperative Agreement

CHICAGO, and OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and the American...


Aug 05, 1998, 01:00 ET Blood Substitute Tested Successfully in Trauma Patients

CHICAGO, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In the first direct, head-to-head comparison of seriously injured, bleeding trauma patients, a blood substitute...


Mar 27, 1998, 00:00 ET American College of Surgeons and National Cancer Institute Announce Funding Of Clinical Trials Project

CHICAGO, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The American College of Surgeons and the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health will...


Oct 16, 1997, 01:00 ET Senator William H. Frist (R-TN) to Address American College of Surgeons

Senator William H. Frist (R-TN) will hold a press conference on Thursday, October 16, during the 83rd Clinical Congress of the American College...


Oct 10, 1997, 01:00 ET New Developments in Surgery and Medicine Being Presented at the 1997 Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons

One of the largest meetings of surgeons in the world -- the 83rd Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons -- will convene in...


Oct 06, 1997, 01:00 ET News from the American College of Surgeons: Nutrition Shown to be a Key Indicator of Surgical Success, National VA Study Shows

CHICAGO, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Good nutrition is important to health, but it may also be a key indicator of who will recover most successfully...


Sep 04, 1997, 01:00 ET Can Teaching Centers Compete With Private Hospitals In Providing High-Quality, Cost-Effective Patient Care? Large Study Says They Can

CHICAGO, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, more and more patients in managed care plans are directed to private hospitals on the assumption that...