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Monday, April 18, 2016 - Inspira Achieves National Accreditation for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
CUMBERLAND COUNTY, NJ (April 18, 2016) – Inspira Medical Center Vineland’s bariatric surgery program has received accreditation as a Comprehensive Center by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). National accreditation has been held by the Cumberland County-based weight loss surgery program for the past decade.
“Accreditation as a Comprehensive Center means that patients seeking surgical treatment for severe obesity and its related conditions have a high quality choice for receiving treatment,” said Ahmed Attia, D.O., medical director of bariatric surgery at Inspira Vineland. “As a nationally accredited program, our physicians and staff maintain the highest standards for patient safety and quality care.”
To earn the MBSAQIP designation, Inspira’s program met essential criteria for staffing, training, and facility infrastructure and protocols for care, ensuring its ability to support patients with severe obesity. The MBSAQIP Standards ensure that bariatric surgical patients receive a multidisciplinary program, not just a surgical procedure, which improves patient outcomes and long-term success.
“At Inspira, our multidisciplinary team provides each patient with education and support before and after surgery to help them prepare for the procedure as well as life after surgery,” said Susan Shropshire, R. N., bariatric program coordinator at Inspira Vineland. “We do this through preoperative classes, nutrition counseling, support groups and exercise education.”
MBSAQIP is a joint program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).
About Inspira Health Network
Inspira Health Network is a charitable nonprofit health care organization serving communities across southern New Jersey. The network, which traces its roots to 1899, comprises three hospitals, a comprehensive cancer center, several multi-specialty health centers and a total of more than 100 access points. These include urgent care; outpatient imaging and rehabilitation; numerous specialty centers, including sleep medicine, cardiac testing, digestive health and wound care; home care and hospice; and more than 30 primary and specialty physician practices in Gloucester, Cumberland, Salem and Camden counties.
Together with its medical staff of more than 1,100 physicians and other care providers, as well as more than 5,700 employees, Inspira Health Network provides evidence-based care to help each patient achieve the best possible outcome. Accredited by DNV Healthcare, the network’s clinical and support staffs are focused on providing quality care in a safe environment. For more information about Inspira Health Network, call 1-800-INSPIRA.
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