American College of Surgeons verifies Children's National Health System — 3 insights

The American College of Surgeons awarded Washington, D.C.-based Children's National Health System Level 1 Children's Surgery Center verification.

Here's what you should know:

1. ACS awarded the verification through its Children's Surgery Verification Quality Improvement Program.

2. The program recognizes centers with quality improvement programs enhancing patient outcomes.

3. Joseph E. Robert, Jr., Center for Surgical Care at Children’s National Surgeon-in-Chief Anthony Sandler, MD, said, "We are extremely proud to achieve the prestigious Level 1 Surgery Verification. The rigorous standards and focus on meeting the unique needs of each patient make this distinction particularly meaningful to us."

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