Hallmark Health announces that Lawrence Memorial of Medford designated a Bariatric Surgery of Excellence
- Created on Tuesday, May 01 2007 05:00
After submitting an application for consideration and a stringent review process by the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC), it was determined that Lawrence Memorial Hospital’s bariatric program satisfactorily met the standards set forth to be designated as an ASBS Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. In the United States, there are fewer than 250 hospitals designated as ASBS Bariatric Surgery Centers of Excellence.
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About the American Society for Bariatric Surgery
The American Society for Bariatric Surgery (ASBS) is the largest society for this specialty in the world. Founded in 1983, foremost American surgeons have formed the society’s leadership and have established an excellent organization with educational and support programs for surgeons and allied health professionals. The purpose of the society is to advance the art and science of bariatric surgery by continued encouragement of its members to: pursue investigations in both the clinic and the laboratory; interchange ideas, information and experience pertaining to bariatric surgery; promote guidelines for ethical patient selection and care; develop educational programs for physicians, paramedical persons, and lay people; and promote outcome studies and quality assurance. For more information about ASBS, please visit www.asbs.org.
About the Surgical Review Corporation
Surgical Review Corporation (SRC) is an independent not-for-profit organization dedicated to surgical excellence. Surgical Review Corporations mission is to promote the delivery of surgical care with the highest levels of efficacy, efficiency, and safety possible. For more information about SRC or to download a Center of Excellence application, please visit www.surgicalreview.org