Navigation Links
JourneyLite of Houston Receives Center of Excellence Accreditation
Date:6/18/2009

HOUSTON, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- JourneyLite of Houston, LLC has received Center of Excellence accreditation by the American College of Surgeons Bariatric Surgery Center Network (BSCN) Program, making it one of only ten such recognized facilities in the state of Texas. This designation means that JourneyLite of Houston, LLC has met essential criteria that ensure it is fully capable of supporting a bariatric surgery care program, and that its institutional performance meets the requirements outlined by the ACS BSCN Accreditation Program. These accredited outpatient centers offer the laparoscopic adjustable gastric band procedure, also known as the gastric band or lap band, which is quickly growing in acceptance and practice as an outpatient surgical procedure to address the epidemic of obesity and co-morbid conditions such as diabetes and heart disease. This is the only procedure that is performed by the accredited outpatient centers. JourneyLite of Houston, LLC is a state licensed, Medicare certified ambulatory surgery center in north Houston that has also received a three-year term of accreditation from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC) in 2008.

Established by the American College of Surgeons in 2005, in an effort to extend established quality improvement practices to all disciplines of surgical care, the ACS BSCN Accreditation Program provides confirmation that bariatric surgery centers have demonstrated their commitment to providing the highest quality care for its bariatric surgery patients. Accredited bariatric surgery centers provide not only the resources necessary for optimal care of morbidly obese patients, but also the support and resources that are necessary to address the entire spectrum of care and needs of bariatric patients, from the preoperative phase through the postoperative care and treatment process.

In order to receive the Center of Excellence (COE) accreditatio
'/>"/>

SOURCE Bariatric Partners, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. 2009 Houston Juneteenth Multicultural Health Festival Becomes Largest Health Event in Texas: Festival Moves Indoors to the Cool George R. Brown
2. eCardio Chief Executive Officer Larry Lawson Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2009 Award Finalist in the Houston & Gulf Coast Area Program
3. Houston Northwest Medical Center Receives Prestigious Tenet Circle of Excellence Award
4. Up-and-Coming Houston Cosmetic Dentist Soon to Mark 5 Years Working with Family at a Family Dental Practice
5. Houston Plastic Surgeon Cites ‘Therapeutic' Benefits for Women that Choose Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy
6. Zix Corporation Selected by Houston Healthcare for Email Encryption Service
7. Houstons Methodist Hospital to Pay U.S. More Than $9 Million to Resolve Allegations of Overcharging Medicare
8. Veteran Astronaut Joins Wyle Business Development Staff in Houston
9. Houston Northwest Medical Center and Surrounding Community Will Benefit From New Lone Star College-North Harris Health Professions Building
10. Project Runway Designer in Houston to Educate About Living With HIV and Combat Stigma Associated With the Disease
11. HealthYes! Now Offering its Preventive Health Screening Services in Houston
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... January 22, 2015 The City of West Hollywood ... a.m., to commemorate the 42nd anniversary of the Supreme Court decision ... “It’s been 42 years since the Roe vs. Wade decision and ... as present as ever,” said City of West Hollywood Councilmember Abbe ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 The Incredible Bulk ... Ben Pakulski to increase lean muscle by up to 30lbs ... caught the attention of HealthyandFitZone.com’s Stan Stevenson, prompting an investigative ... it is a step-by-step, scientific diet formula that allows the ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Juvent Sports ... at the 2015 PGA Merchandise Show to bestow a ... incredible female amateur golfer, Arlene McKitrick. The award commemorated ... amateur golf tournament win. She won her first amateur ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Carinsurancesavings.biz has released a new blog post presenting the ... , Purchasing an accidental death and dismemberment rider for ... of rider provides benefits if the insured dies in an ... form of life insurance. , AD&D is not expensive ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 IsoComforter, Inc. has ... machine with patented IsoTube design to treat specific body parts ... the most progressive and easy to use patented cold therapy ... and sports related orthopedic and muscle injuries. IsoComforter has ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The Incredible Bulk: Review Examining Ben Pakulski’s Brand New Bulking Muscle Building Diet Program Released 2Health News:All-Time Leading Female Amateur Golfer Arlene McKitrick Receives Juvent Sports Achievement Award at 2015 PGA Show 2Health News:All-Time Leading Female Amateur Golfer Arlene McKitrick Receives Juvent Sports Achievement Award at 2015 PGA Show 3Health News:Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Can Be Purchased at Low Prices Online 2Health News:IsoComforter Introduces Best of Class Cold Therapy Product to the Worldwide Market 2
... The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation announced today that VX-770, an ... in CF, showed promising results in an ongoing Phase ... mutation of CF. The drug is being developed by ... for 14 days showed significant improvements in several key ...
... improved access to health education and benefits for ... seniors in communities across America, ... in Washington, D.C., CVS/pharmacy and the National Council on Aging,(NCOA) ... health and well-being of older Americans. Their joint,"Prescription for Better ...
... Recognizes Visionary Advocate, LOS ANGELES, March 27 ... Gregg Gonsalves has been selected as the,first-ever recipient of ... An AIDS activist for 17 years, Gonsalves has played ... and improve access to,lifesaving drugs. He is currently based ...
... women die from breast cancer each year because current ... fail to stem the disease, warns Breast Cancer Campaign ... research published today, 56 of the UKs most influential ... and priorities for the greatest potential impact on patients. ...
... Poll: Teens Still Feel Targeted By Tobacco Advertising and ... Kids across Virginia,will rally against tobacco on April ... the 13th annual Kick Butts Day, sponsored by the,Campaign ... the,nation (for a list of local events, go to, ...
... VANCOUVER, March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CRH Medical Corporation,(CRM:TSX-V) announced ... in Denver, CO. This Center is the Company,s first ... CRH has targeted for expansion. The,opening of the Denver ... According to the National Institute of Health, the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Cystic Fibrosis Foundation announces positive early results for phase 2 clinical trial of VX-770 2Health News:CVS/pharmacy and the National Council on Aging Extend 'Prescription for Better Health' Partnership 2Health News:CVS/pharmacy and the National Council on Aging Extend 'Prescription for Better Health' Partnership 3Health News:AIDS Activist Gregg Gonsalves Receives $100,000 Leadership Award 2Health News:AIDS Activist Gregg Gonsalves Receives $100,000 Leadership Award 3Health News:Too many women still dying from breast cancer, says charity 2Health News:Virginia Kids 'Kick Butts' on April 2 2Health News:Virginia Kids 'Kick Butts' on April 2 3Health News:CRH Medical Corporation opens new center in Denver, Colorado 2
(Date:1/23/2015)... JUNCTION, N.J. , Jan. 23, 2015  CytoSorbents ... company commercializing its CytoSorb® extracorporeal cytokine adsorber to ... patients, announced the receipt of $385,642, net of ... participant of the Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... , Jan. 23, 2015 Gem Pharmaceuticals announced ... have been enrolled into the Company,s Phase 2 clinical ... safety of Gem,s lead compound, GPX-150 (an investigational medication), ... or metastatic disease. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150123/170966LOGO ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... 2015 Tianyin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NYSE Amex: ... development and sale of patented biopharmaceutical medicine, modernized traditional ... (API) today announced the business and development progress at ... 1. Following the September 2014 JCM application (No. 51268) ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:CytoSorbents Receives $385,000 in Non-Dilutive Funding from the New Jersey Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer Program 2CytoSorbents Receives $385,000 in Non-Dilutive Funding from the New Jersey Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer Program 3Gem Pharmaceuticals Announces Enrollment of Initial Patients in its Phase 2 Clinical Trial to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of GPX-150 in Sarcoma Patients 2TPI's JCM Updates on Import Registration for International Clients 2TPI's JCM Updates on Import Registration for International Clients 3TPI's JCM Updates on Import Registration for International Clients 4
... 2011 Progressive Medical, Inc., a leading pharmacy benefit ... compensation and no-faulty auto industries, has named Kevin Banion ... current role as president of Progressive Medical. This strategic ... that David Bianconi recently announced that he will serve ...
... Jan. 19, 2011 QBC Diagnostics is pleased to ... breakthrough product that can easily upgrade any compound light ... Advance builds on the proven success of the ParaLens ... LED fluorescence microscopy to thousands of labs around the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Kevin Banion Named CEO of Progressive Medical, Inc. 2QBC Diagnostics Announces the Availability of the ParaLens Advance LED Fluorescence Microscopy Attachment 2
... Featured Products are kept ... and are offered as ... regular or extra long ... with insulation, flush ports, ...
... The 5mm AEM Laparoscopic Instruments incorporate a ... Instruments are shielded and monitored to prevent ... the instrument caused by insulation failure or ... The protective shield built into all AEM ...
... The Featured Products ... at Mediflex and are ... modular in regular or ... come equipped with insulation, ...
... The 5mm AEM Laparoscopic Instruments incorporate a ... Instruments are shielded and monitored to prevent ... the instrument caused by insulation failure or ... The protective shield built into all AEM ...
Medicine Products: