May/June 2007

Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital Named a Center of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery

Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital, Louisville, Ky., was named a Center of Excellence by the American Society for Bariatric Surgery (ASBS). The ASBS Center of Excellence designation was created to recognize bariatric surgery centers that perform well and to help hospitals and surgeons continue to improve the quality and safety of care provided. The designation recognizes surgical programs with demonstrated track records of favorable outcomes in bariatric surgery, based on site inspections and data analysis.