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Raising the Standard: Promoting the Culture of Patient and Staff Safety in Bariatric Surgery

Raising the Standard: Promoting the Culture of Patient and Staff Safety in Bariatric Surgery

| November 1, 2019

by Charmaine V. Gentles, DNP, ANP-BC, RNFA, and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Ms. Gentles is the Program Manager, Bariatric Surgery North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health and RNFA Program Coordinator & Supervising Clinical Faculty, Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing & Physician Assistant Studies in Hempstead, New York. Dr. Gadaleta is Chair of the […]

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HIPAA Compliance: A Common Sense Approach

HIPAA Compliance: A Common Sense Approach

| November 1, 2019

by Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD Ms. Vanderpool is Vice President, Risk Management at PRMS, Inc. in Arlington, Virginia. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Reprinted with permission from Innov Clin Neurosci. 2019;16(1–2):38–41. © Copyright Matrix Medical Communications, 2019. […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| November 1, 2019

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Through Collaboration Comes Improved Outcomes for Our Patients

Through Collaboration Comes Improved Outcomes for Our Patients

| October 1, 2019

by John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Vice-Chair of Quality and Division Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dear Friends and Readers, I am very grateful for a recent honor, as I […]

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The Intersection Between Obesity and Cancer: How Weight Loss Affects Cancer Risk

The Intersection Between Obesity and Cancer: How Weight Loss Affects Cancer Risk

| October 1, 2019

by Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Co-Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Colleagues: As you all are aware, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so I thought now is a […]

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Collaboration in Action: Bariatric Endoscopy and Gastroenterology

Collaboration in Action: Bariatric Endoscopy and Gastroenterology

| October 1, 2019

Barham K. Abu Dayyeh, MD, MPH, FASGE Head of Advanced Endoscopy, Associate Professor of Medicine, Consultant in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Advanced Endoscopy, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota Manoel GalvÃo Neto, MD, MSc, FASMBS, FASGE Scientific Director of Endovitta Institute and Affiliate Professor of ABC Medical School—FMABC in Sao Paulo, Brazil Christopher C. Thompson, MD, MSc, […]

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“But Everything Is Supposed to Get Better After Bariatric Surgery!” Understanding Postoperative Suicide and Self-injury

“But Everything Is Supposed to Get Better After Bariatric Surgery!” Understanding Postoperative Suicide and Self-injury

| October 1, 2019

by Alexis Conason, PsyD, and Lisa DuBreuil, LICSW Dr. Conason is in private practice in New York, New York. Ms. DuBreuil is with the Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: Research […]

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Genetics of Obesity and its Implications for Bariatric Surgery

Genetics of Obesity and its Implications for Bariatric Surgery

| October 1, 2019

by Erik L. Bao, BS Mr. Bao is a medical student at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: Obesity is a growing health epidemic that affects over 600 million people worldwide […]

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Raising the Standard: Destination Care as a Model of Employer Value-based Healthcare, Part 2

Raising the Standard: Destination Care as a Model of Employer Value-based Healthcare, Part 2

| October 1, 2019

by Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Petrick is the Quality Director at Geisinger Surgical Institute and Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery for Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr. Gadaleta is Chair of the Department of Surgery at Southside Hospital and Director of Metabolic and Bariatric […]

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The Bariatric Society of the Carolinas ASMBS State Chapter—Integrated Approach Adds Value

The Bariatric Society of the Carolinas ASMBS State Chapter—Integrated Approach Adds Value

| October 1, 2019

by Rana Pullatt, MD, MS, MRCS, FACS, FASMBS, and Nina Crowley, PhD, RDN, LD Dr. Pullatt is the Director of Bariatric Surgery for the Charleston VA Medical Center VISN-7 and Director of Robotics, and bariatric surgeon for the Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Program at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina.  Dr. […]

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