Speaking at the American Hospital Association's (AHA) yearly meeting, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma said changes to patient care and payment design are needed to enhance value-based care reforms within the healthcare sector.
At its recent meeting, the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Board of Directors approved recommendations submitted by the group's task force on continuing board certification, according to John Cullen, MD, president-elect of the AAFP.
Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin (F&MCW) and Monroe Clinic, Choosing Wisely grantee partners, have significantly reduced the use of antibiotics for adults with bronchitis, in-patient blood transfusions, and imaging for headaches and low back pain.
Legislators in Oklahoma have passed a bill that asks that state Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision to mandate continuing medical education for prescribers on opioid abuse and misuse.
Today's pharmacy graduates are expected to engage in direct patient care roles through collaborative practice, perform comprehensive medication management, and provide preventive care services.