Couple new initiatives like this with ongoing efforts to reform medical education, and one gets hopeful that we can change health care to become smarter, more compassionate, and achieve better results. ... Dr. Schumann is a general internist. His blog,
alternative payment models, such as accountable care organizations or advanced patient-centered medical homes. ... An issue that has longer-term implications is reform of Medicare financing for graduate medical education (GME).
One of those moments was sitting in on the CLER (Clinical Learning Environment Review), or the new Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education institutional site visit process, which is not meant ... This session was particularly salient for me
The critical issues in health care today are cost, work force development (including medical education), addressing disparities and payment and delivery reform. ... the Sustainable Growth Rate (more than 100 groups), strengthen the primary care workforce
ABIM's decision relieves at least some of what many feel is administrative “make work,” allows greater flexibility in demonstrating self-assessment of medical knowledge, and designates publicly when physicians make ... Other issues include the future
scholarships. On the mandatory spending side, Medicare Graduate Medical Education (GME) payments to teaching hospitals could be cut by tens of billions over the next decade. ... Congress could require that all payers (not just Medicare) contribute to
Chapters honor Members, Fellows, and Masters of ACP who have demonstrated by their example and conduct an abiding commitment to excellence in medical care, education, research, or service to their community, ... Eugene Shenderov, Philip Mackowiak Student
advocate for publicly funded, service-connected medical education scholarship and debt relief,. ... work with the American Medical Association to establish efficiency benchmarks for health insurance companies,.
As a preliminary target, the College recommends increasing the number of Medicare-funded graduate medical education positions by 3,000 primary care physicians each year for the next 15 years;. ... Create incentives for medical students to pursue primary
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) has created a page of resources to promote physician well-being. ... The University of Washington's All Patients Safe program offers suicide prevention training for medical professionals.