(From the September 2015 Issue of MedStat)
Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition recently achieved Adolescent Center accreditation by the joint American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). This nationally accredited certification acknowledges Nationwide Children’s commitment to providing and supporting quality improvement and patient safety efforts for severely obese adolescent patients undergoing metabolic and bariatric surgery. Nationwide Children’s is the first free-standing adolescent center in the country to achieve this important certification.
Read the news release.