American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

ACS Quality Resources

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) provides numerous resources for surgeons and hospitals to use in designing and/or improving the quality improvement program at their institution. Included on this page are links to information on the College’s quality improvement programs, peer-reviewed studies, all ACS publications, and the websites of national organization involved in the quality improvement effort.

ACS Publications

Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety
Bulletin Brief
Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons
Journal of the American College of Surgeons (JACS)
Selected Readings in General Surgery (SRGS)®
Peer-Reviewed Studies

Quality Leaders

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Institute for Healthcare Improvement
National Patient Safety Foundation
National Quality Forum

Informational Materials

Inspiring Quality Fact Sheet
Inspiring Quality FAQ
ACS Peer-Reviewed Studies
ACS NSQIP Business Case