Grady Memorial in Atlanta receives new ACS Level I trauma verification

Grady Memorial Hospital’s Marcus Trauma Center has been verified by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) as a Level I trauma center. Grady has been a state-designated trauma center since 1987. The hospital is now the first ACS-verified Level I center in the Atlanta metro area. Grady is one…

Zero Preventable Deaths: COT leaders discuss opportunities and obstacles

In April a broad coalition of trauma stakeholders met in Bethesda, Md., to begin implementing the recommendations of the landmark Zero Preventable Deaths report. The report, which was developed by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM), proposes the creation of a joint civilian-military trauma system…