UI Hospitals and Clinics Designated Again for Bariatric Excellence
Thursday, September 01, 2011
The UI Obesity Surgery program recently received a renewal of its designation
as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence from the American Society for
Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the Surgical Review Corporation.
Designation as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence signals to health
care professionals and consumers that UI Hospitals and Clinics meets or exceeds
nationally recognized standards of care for bariatric (weight loss) surgery.
UI Hospitals and Clinics is also recognized as an United Resource Networks
Bariatric Resource Services Centers of Excellence and a Wellmark Blue Cross and
Blue Shield of Iowa Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery.