Speaking at the Federation of American Hospitals' annual Public Policy Conference in Washington D.C., U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar said the agency is focusing on the transition to value-based payment transition.
Researchers at the University of New Mexico developed Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) to enhance access to and quality of hepatitis C care across the state.
The American Medical Association (AMA) last year published a new coaching guide, "Coaching in Medical Education: A Faculty Handbook," that features eight chapters on academic coaching written by faculty members at schools in the AMA's Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium.
In this position paper, the American College of Physicians (ACP) focuses on the hidden curricula in the field of medicine, which refers to ethical and professional lessons embedded in culture that are not explicitly intended.
Clinicians can apply to participate in research to be conducted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to examine hardships stemming from the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), which is used to report quality measures.