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Strategic Alliances

The Strategic Alliances team develops the broad spectrum of relationships needed to improve patient access to excellent bariatric surgical care through increased payor coverage, stakeholder collaboration and center of excellence designation. This group works directly with payors, policymakers, professional liability insurers, patient advocacy groups, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, consultants and other industry constituencies that impact care.

Strategic Alliances Group (SAG)

SAG brings together industry leaders to facilitate dialogue and encourage active participation in improving bariatric surgical care quality, access and safety. Learn more

Value for Excellence (VforE) Program

The VforE program identifies vendors and industry organizations that offer special products, services and pricing opportunities to COE designees and provisional participants. Learn more