Federal agencies and state Medicaid agencies spent more than $16.3 billion in 2015 to fund graduate medical education (GME) training for physicians.
An updated web-based tool to assist physicians in checking their eligibility status for the 2018 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) has been unveiled by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
The ability to access and synthesize information from large volumes of literature is an essential part of effective patient care, note Natasha Cuk, MD, and Colin L. Robinson, MD, MPH, at the David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles.
The Institute of Medicine estimates that in 2013, roughly $765 billion of the $2.6 trillion spent on health care that year was spent on low value-care, excess administration, and health care fraud.
The American Medical Association (AMA) is promoting "bold, innovative ways to improve physician training that can be implemented across medical education."