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News | Nov. 10, 2021

BAMC receives national recognition for surgical quality

By Lori Newman

The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program has recognized Brooke Army Medical Center for achieving meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care for three years running, ranking the hospital among the top 10 percent of participating hospitals for surgical care.

“Earning meritorious recognition three years in a row clearly shows the dedication and expertise in BAMC that drives perpetual improvement of the quality surgical care delivered by the San Antonio Market,” said Air Force Col. Patrick Osborn, Surgeon-in-Chief, San Antonio Military Health System, and BAMC Deputy Commander for Surgical Services.

BAMC is one of 90 ACS NSQIP participating hospitals across the nation that have achieved meritorious recognition for surgical patient care, and the only one in San Antonio. Additionally, BAMC was among 71 hospitals on its “High Risk” Meritorious list, and the only Army military treatment facility.

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