MICHIGAN BARIATRIC SURGERY COLLABORATIVE
Advancing the Science and Practice of Bariatric Surgery
The Michigan Bariatric Surgery Collaborative is a regional group of hospitals and surgeons that perform bariatric surgery in Michigan. Formed in 2005, MBSC aims to innovate the science and practice of metabolic and bariatric surgery through comprehensive, lifelong, patient-centered obesity care-in Michigan and across the United States.
SAVE THE DATE
2024 Obesity Summit September 20, 2024
When: September 20, 2024, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Suburban Collection Showplace (same venue as 1st Obesity Summit)
Who: Health care providers including physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, dietitians, social workers, pharmacists, hospital administrators, and others interested in treating obesity.
Understand adverse consequences of obesity on health and well-being.
Understand evidence-based weight management treatment options, including lifestyle change interventions, pharmacotherapy, and bariatric surgery.
Opportunities to improve obesity treatment in general practice settings.
Come visit the exhibits of our Collaborative Quality Initiatives (CQI) to learn about their quality improvement efforts across the state of Michigan.
Registration and meeting details will be coming in Spring 2024
Decision Tools and Applications Created by MBSC
Tailored Risk and Benefit Mobile Application
This App provides patients with the ability to track their weight loss and maintain relationships with their care team to cultivate accountability and decrease the incidence of weight regain after surgery.
MY WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY
An MBSC quality improvement initiative aimed at evaluating evidence-based care improvement processes as part of a multimodal perioperative care pathway.
Michigan Perioperative Initiative to Reduce Readmissions & ED Visits
MPIRRE aims to identify and address the underlying causes of avoidable ED visits, then design and implement site-specific, evidence-based interventions to reduce them.
Mitchell Roslin, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery
Barbara and Donald Zucker
School of Medicine
Chief of Bariatric Surgery
Lenox Hill Hospital
Northern Westchester Hospital
Dr. Roslin has spoken and operated throughout world about the physiology of obesity and which procedures are most effective.
He is currently an Associate Editor of SOARD and Obesity Surgery.
Michigan Bariatric Surgery Collaborative (MBSC) is managed by the MBSC Coordinating Center, which is housed at the University of Michigan. Support for MBSC is provided by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network as part of the BCBSM Value Partnerships Program. To learn more about Value Partnerships, visit valuepartnerships.com.
Although Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and the Michigan Bariatric Surgery Collaborative work collaboratively, the opinions, beliefs and viewpoints expressed on this website do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs and viewpoints of BCBSM or any of its employees.