“We are humbled and honored to receive this recognition for high-quality surgical procedures,” said Dr. Kim Evans, General Surgeon and Trauma Program Director at Barton Health. “At Barton, our most important focus is achieving successful outcomes for our patients. The surgical team remains extremely vigilant in ensuring the highest quality in every operation we perform.
The Surgical Quality Partner designation is only available to hospitals that are currently verified or accredited by the ACS. Barton Health is qualified through Level III Trauma accreditation from the ACS. To earn the Level III Trauma designation, Barton Health participated in a triennial review of its trauma center’s resources and performance.
As a Level III Trauma Center, Barton’s highly trained surgeons and emergency physicians are experienced in treating a wide variety of traumatic injuries. With this designation, Barton expands the capabilities of the blood bank, facilitates patient evaluation and triage, prioritizes access to diagnostic technology, and increases the competence of the care team. in preparation for traumatic injuries. The skilled clinical team of the trauma team is available around the clock to provide rapid, life-saving care to patients.
“We understand that patients do not always have the option of undergoing emergency surgery. This distinction is proof of the quality of Barton’s surgery, which provides evidence-based criteria to help you know that you’re in the right hands,” said Dr. David Young, Chief Medical Officer of Barton Health. “Dr. Evans’ success at leading the trauma department for more than a decade has been critical to earning our distinction as an ACS Surgical Quality Partner, and it is an incredible compliment to the hard work and commitment of our entire surgical team.
The American College of Surgeons is a scientific and educational organization of surgeons founded in 1913 to raise the standards of surgical practice and improve the quality of care for all surgical patients. The College is dedicated to ethical and competent operational practice. His achievements greatly influenced the course of scientific surgery in America and established him as an important advocate for all surgical patients.