Deborah Powell, the former dean of the University of Minnesota Medical School, has created an experimental project focused on replacing time-based medical education with a competency-based approach.
A new national strategy has been unveiled by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) to strengthen alignment between practice and academia.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator (CMS) Seema Verma writes that 91 percent of all clinicians eligible for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) participated in the first year of the Quality Payment Program (QPP), exceeding the agency's goal of 90 percent participation.
A new Black Book Research report indicates that physicians not affiliated with hospitals are increasingly turning to consulting firms to help them move into value-based care and accountable care organizations (ACOs).
An executive summary of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Board of Directors meeting is now available.