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Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre receives National Recognition for Meritorious Outcomes from the American College of Surgeons


Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre has been recognized by the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) as one of 88 ACS NSQIP participating hospitals that achieved meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in 2018. 

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