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American College of Surgeons Announces Goal to Enlist 1,000 Hospitals to its National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
Date:7/18/2011

CHICAGO, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The American College of Surgeons (ACS) today announced its goal to enlist at least 1,000 hospitals into its respected National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®). The commitment is part of the ACS Inspiring Quality initiative launched today, an effort to raise awareness of proven models of quality improvement, coordinated care and disease management that can help improve the quality and value of health care.

The announcement was made in conjunction with the Chicago Surgical Health Care Quality Forum, an event aimed at raising awareness of quality issues and discussing quality improvement programs needed in our nation's hospitals to reduce preventable hospital readmissions, prevent medical errors, improve patient outcomes and reduce costs. Nearly 50 Chicago health care leaders attended the event which was held at ACS's downtown headquarters.

U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) served as keynote speaker at the event, and panelists included leaders from Chicago academic medical centers, medical schools, hospitals and not-for-profit health care organizations. L. D. Britt, MD, MPH, FACS, FCCM, FRCSEng (Hon), FRCSEd (Hon), FWACS (Hon), president, ACS, kicked-off the panel discussion by asking Sen. Kirk if his colleagues in Washington D.C. understood that quality improvement programs save money as well as save lives.

"The College's programs prove that quality can equal cost effectiveness," said Dr. Britt. "We're here talking about saving lives and reducing costs."

"The American College of Surgeons has a century-long history of setting standards, measuring outcomes and using outside verification to improve the quality of care. Our quality programs are proven to prevent complications, save lives and lower costs," said Dr. Hoyt. "If we could get ACS NSQIP into more hospitals around the country, we could prevent millions of complications, save thousands of lives and reduce costs by bil
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