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."
To help board-certified physicians keep current, some American Board of Medical Specialties' Member Boards are hand-selecting journal articles for their relevance and timeliness.
A recent report by McKinsey Global Institute estimated that in about 60 percent of occupations, at least one-third of activities could be automated by 2030.
The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) says it will work with the Board of Medical Examiners in Tennessee to launch a voluntary, year-long pilot program to allow CME providers to report physician participation in CME directly to the Board.