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2014-06-12 08:28:54

The Osler Institute (not-for-profit continuing medical education provider) receives re-accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) TERRE HAUTE, Ind., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Osler Institute has been (re)surveyed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and awarded Re-accreditation as a provider of continuing medical education for physicians. In awarding accreditation, the ACCME seeks to assure...

2014-04-28 08:40:56

Federation of State Medical Boards acknowledges the power of telemedicine to facilitate and improve the delivery of health care BOSTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Well applauds the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) and its State Medical Boards Appropriate Regulation of Telemedicine (SMART) Workgroup for developing innovative model state policy for the safe and secure utilization of telemedicine in the delivery of healthcare. This policy, "Model Policy for the Appropriate...

2013-12-19 23:25:09

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases has received Accreditation with Commendation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, and is among the top 25 percent of providers of continuing medical education in the United States. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) announced today that it has been awarded Accreditation with Commendation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)...

2013-07-18 23:22:11

The CME Division of University Services receives four-year accreditation as a provider of continuing education for physicians. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 University Services’ Office of Continuing Medical Education (CME) has been surveyed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the governing body for accrediting institutions and organizations offering continuing medical education, and awarded University Services accreditation for four years as a...

2013-04-12 15:42:19

New recommendations offer physicians ethical guidance for preserving trust in patient-physician relationships and the profession when using social media The creation and use of information online and the widespread use of the Internet offer exciting new opportunities for patient care, but also require physicians to consider how to best protect patient interests and apply principles of professionalism to online settings, the American College of Physicians (ACP) and the Federation of State...

2012-05-19 23:12:53

Dip in complaints contributes to decrease in individuals receiving adverse actions; NCMB remains in top tier of medical boards nationally. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 18, 2012 The North Carolina Medical Board has released its Annual Board Actions Report, which reports the outcomes of disciplinary cases and other public matters resolved in 2011. The NCMB took prejudicial* actions related to 213 individuals in 2011. That represents a decrease from 2010, when the Board took adverse actions related...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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