Surgical Care Has Come of Age
Over 40% of surgical patients are over the age of 65. The ACS is addressing this issue with the development of the Geriatric Surgery Verification Program. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear all about this new quality initiative from one of Maryland’s experts in the field.
Mark Katlic, MD MMM FACS
Chair, Department of Surgery
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Geriatric Surgery Verification (GSV) Program presents 32 new surgical standards designed to systematically improve surgical care and outcomes for the aging adult population. The standards provide a framework for hospitals to take an interdisciplinary approach to continuously optimize surgical care for older adults.