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2013-03-25 23:04:24

ABIM Foundation selects ASCP to advance the Choosing Wisely campaign in California for the next two years. CHICAGO (PRWEB) March 25, 2013 The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) was selected to receive funding by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation to help physicians engage patients in conversations aimed at reducing inappropriate tests and procedures that will improve their care and reduce costs. Support for the $50,000 grant comes from the Robert Wood...

2012-12-18 05:02:46

NQF names Dr. Christine Cassel as new president and CEO Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 17, 2012 The National Quality Forum Board of Directors today unanimously named Dr. Christine K. Cassel as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Cassel will begin her position at NQF effective mid-summer 2013. “NQF is deeply fortunate to have Dr. Cassel join us as our new leader,” said William Roper, MD, MPH, Dean of University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Vice...

2010-12-22 08:47:00

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physician behaviors are "profoundly influenced by the organizational and environmental context in which care is delivered," according to a perspective in this week's Journal of the American Medical Association authored by leaders of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the ABIM Foundation. The perspective authors articulate a behavioral and systems view of professionalism where delivery system leaders and policy makers help...

2010-04-29 08:08:00

PHILADELPHIA, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) will begin offering internists and subspecialists in the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program a knowledge assessment option focused on improving health care for medically underserved populations and closing well-documented disparities in care. The first MOC tool of its kind developed by any American Board of Medical Specialties member board, the ABIM module, "Care for the Underserved,"...


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Annals of Internal Medicine
2012-05-07 07:34:57

Annals of Internal Medicine is an academic medical journal published by the American College of Physicians (ACP). It was founded in 1927. It has been published biweekly (on the first and third Tuesday of each month) since 1988. The current editor is Christine Laine (as of May 2012). Its archives back to 1993 are available on the journal’s website in text formats. PDF formats are accessible back to 1999. Some material over six months old is open-access, and all material is provided free to...

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