The Âé¶¹´«Ã½ (ACS) and the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST) are pleased to present the EGS Verification Program, a national quality verification program focused on the care and treatment of patients undergoing emergency general surgical care. Grounded in an awareness of the diverse scope of emergency general surgical care, this program focuses on those areas unique to the experience of EGS patients and providers, including:
Patient Trey Rogers knew something was wrong when he began having intense abdominal pain. He entrusted his emergency care to the surgical team at Atrium Health Pineville which sprang into action to address his condition. Learn how the EGS program helps hospitals be well-prepared when patients require emergency surgical intervention.
As a program uniquely focused on the care of emergency general surgery patients in an acute setting, the EGS Verification Program offers an opportunity to chart the progress of your hospitalâ€™s program while also setting benchmarks and goals to continue the quality improvement journey of the EGS service.
The new EGS-VP sets standards and leverages Âé¶¹´«Ã½NSQIP registry to capture data on both surgical and non-surgical emergency general surgery cases.