Navigation Links
ABMS Assembly Votes in Favor of Three-Year Initiative to Enhance Public Trust in the Board Certification Process
Date:5/19/2008

EVANSTON, Ill., May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), the not-for-profit organization that oversees physician certification in the United States through its 24 Member Boards, announced today approval of a new initiative designed for the public to enhance physician performance assessment. Called the ABMS 2008-2011 Enhanced Public Trust Initiative, its goal is to enhance the ABMS Board Enterprise's role as a trusted private sector agent when it comes to physician accountability and to expand resource offerings for the public's need.

For the past 75 years, ABMS and its Member Boards have been a leading and trusted resource for consumers and healthcare professionals seeking information on physician qualifications. Today the need for reliable information is even greater than ever as the quest to improve the quality and efficiency of medical care in the United States has become paramount.

"Consumers are taking a more active role in their own healthcare decisions and are demanding greater transparency, which is a good thing," said Kevin B. Weiss, MD, ABMS president and CEO. "ABMS is in a prime position to be a leading voice for physician accountability in the quality movement, but we cannot do so without first assuring the public of our renewed commitment to ensuring quality of care. To meet consumers' expectations, ABMS and its Member Boards will work together to attain the next phase of healthcare leadership with the public's interest as our foremost concern."

To launch the initiative, two task forces will be established, one to examine how ABMS' governance can be more responsive to the need for public transparency in physician accountability. A second task force made up of public and medical professional members will convene to guide the design and implementation of new program initiatives that will strengthen ABMS' offerings as a trusted public agent. The task force will broadly focus on a number
'/>"/>

SOURCE American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Imaging Diagnostic Systems to Present Laser Breast Imaging Clinical Results at the 2007 Radiological Society of North America Scientific Assembly
2. In the Forefront of Research into Protein Folding and Macromolecular Complex Assembly
3. AARP Supports Assembly Health Care Reform Proposal
4. Scientists look at syringe assembly in plague bacteria
5. Physician Assistant Karen Bass Elected Speaker Elect of California State Assembly
6. Speaker-Elect Karen Bass and Assemblymember Mary Hayashi to Promote Quality Dental Care for Children
7. FDA Advisory Committee Votes in Favor of Earlier Use of Phosphate Binders in Stage 4 Kidney Disease Patients With Hyperphosphatemia
8. Michigan Senate Committee Votes in Favor of Opt-Out Option for States Helmet Law; AAA Says Deaths and Injuries Will Increase
9. Shameful Votes Today on Childrens Health Care by Reps. John Peterson, Joe Pitts and Bill Shuster
10. All About Heart-Healthy Eating: The Harvard Heart Letter Devotes an Issue to Nutrition
11. The Polls are Open! America Votes to Decide Which Hospital is the Most Deserving of Siemens Newest MRI Technology
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/2/2015)... (PRWEB) March 02, 2015 Burns ... temperature calibration for Secondary Standard Platinum Resistance Thermometers ... 5 business days or less . . . ... NVLAP ® Accredited (Lab Code 200706-0), ISO 9001 ... Temperature range is -196°C to 500°C, both ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... Over the last five years the ultrasound market has ... their geographic presence and achieve economies of scale. The ... by 2019 at CAGR of 5.1% from 2014 to ... and a major part of Europe are mature markets ... including China and India, Latin America and the Middle ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... 2015 This year, the National Multiple Sclerosis ... provide opportunities for people across the country to unite, ... with MS live their best lives. MS Awareness Week is ... others to join the Society’s vision of a world free ... disabling disease of the central nervous system, interrupts the flow ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) is ... of Health Plans: 2015 , the all-new 12th edition ... health plan market, with enrollment data and contact information ... , Available as a printed book containing the full ... quick-view tables and charts, as well as an electronic ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... A true renaissance man—some might call him ... cult rock band Khazad Doom, has long inspired his countless ... despite all odds. His motto throughout his life has always ... goal was before him. And that attitude, born amidst the ... on to a new generation. , As Eadon knows, when ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Burns Engineering Announces Quick-Turn Temperature Calibrations 2Health News:Therapeutic Ultrasound Devices Market worth $6.2 Billion by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Therapeutic Ultrasound Devices Market worth $6.2 Billion by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Every Connection Counts During MS Awareness Week 2Health News:Every Connection Counts During MS Awareness Week 3Health News:Every Connection Counts During MS Awareness Week 4Health News:Now Available from AIS: 12th Edition of Annual Book Containing Health Plan Enrollment Data, Contact Information 2Health News:Cult Rock Star’s “Got To Make It” Attitude Inspires New Generations 2Health News:Cult Rock Star’s “Got To Make It” Attitude Inspires New Generations 3
... Association Intervention Tool Kit Reduces Patient ... Injuries/Repeat Visits and Risky Drinking, DES ... Alcohol Screening Day, 360 nurses in emergency departments,nationwide will ... intervention tool kit designed to address alcohol use,problems with ...
... Enhance Flexible Premium Universal ... Life ... many Americans seek financial guarantees. AXA Equitable Life,Insurance Company announced today ... by offering more competitive rates in,approved jurisdictions on its Athena Universal ...
... 2008 Principals announced today a $3,billion dollar ... with,chemical manufacturer W.R.Grace & Co. and related entities, ... from bankruptcy,with no further obligations for asbestos injury ... the 1970,s., Terms of the agreement will ...
... Stiefel Laboratories,Inc., the world,s largest independent pharmaceutical company ... has been,promoted to the newly created position of ... chief scientific officer will reinforce the,already critical role ... between,all R&D departments. It also will further strengthen ...
... mammals (and this naturally includes humans) is an extraordinarily complex ... also to the formation in healthy eyes of elastic and ... the ciliary muscles, the lens can change its degree of ... As a result, a pin sharp image is created on ...
... 2008 Quest Diagnostics,Incorporated (NYSE: DGX ), the ... today that it will make public,its first-quarter 2008 results ... it will conduct it,s first quarter investor conference call,at ... may access the conference call through a live audio ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Emergency Departments Nationwide Institute New Alcohol Screening and Intervention Process 2Health News:AXA Equitable Helps Americans Secure Their Financial Future with More Affordable Lapse Protection Coverage 2Health News:AXA Equitable Helps Americans Secure Their Financial Future with More Affordable Lapse Protection Coverage 3Health News:AXA Equitable Helps Americans Secure Their Financial Future with More Affordable Lapse Protection Coverage 4Health News:$3 Billion Asbestos Deal Reached by W.R.Grace Company to Pay Asbestos Victims 2Health News:Stiefel Laboratories Appoints First Chief Scientific Officer 2Health News:Stiefel Laboratories Appoints First Chief Scientific Officer 3Health News:When poor communication pokes you in the eye 2Health News:Quest Diagnostics to Release First Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Conduct Quarterly Investor Conference Call 2
(Date:3/2/2015)... N.J. , March 2, 2015  Champions Oncology, ... of advanced technology solutions and services to personalize the ... 30 day extension on the $2 million convertible promissory ... December 1, 2014.  Dr. David ... "Champions continues to benefit from the confidence and commitment ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... VANCOUVER , Canada and HOUSTON, TX ... ("ESSA" or the "Company") (TSX-V: EPI) today reported financial ... December 31, 2014.  Amounts, unless specified otherwise, are expressed ... Reporting Standards (IFRS). Summary Results ... million ($0.10 per common share) for the three months ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... 2015 Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz ... behalf of purchasers of the securities of Vitae ... VTAE -News).  Such investors are advised to contact ... coordinator Eitan Kimelman at info@bgandg.com ... whether Vitae Pharmaceuticals and certain of its officers ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Champions Oncology Extends Convertible Debt Financing 2Champions Oncology Extends Convertible Debt Financing 3ESSA Pharma Inc. Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 2ESSA Pharma Inc. Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 3ESSA Pharma Inc. Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 4SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of Vitae Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 2
... N.C., Jan. 26, 2011 MedCath Corporation (Nasdaq: ... closes on February 9, 2011 to announce results from its ... MedCath has elected not to host a conference call to ... Corporation, headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., is a healthcare provider focused ...
... 2011 Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ... the PLATINUM China clinical trial, which is designed to ... Element™ Everolimus-Eluting Platinum Chromium Coronary Stent compared to the ... patients with a single de novo atherosclerotic ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Boston Scientific Begins Clinical Trial Enrollment in China for PROMUS Element™ Everolimus-Eluting Stent 2Boston Scientific Begins Clinical Trial Enrollment in China for PROMUS Element™ Everolimus-Eluting Stent 3Boston Scientific Begins Clinical Trial Enrollment in China for PROMUS Element™ Everolimus-Eluting Stent 4
... Centuries of German Craftsmanship ... instrumentation in the world. Ocutek ... you! Only holders of the ... and eight-year apprenticeship, are qualified ...
... Centuries of German Craftsmanship have ... in the world. Ocutek now ... Only holders of the coveted ... eight-year apprenticeship, are qualified to ...
... platform with integrated neck. Piston assembly ... an internal spring to recoil back ... Block fits into precision milled cavity ... sized 6.25 - 9.0mm. Designed for ...
... Central platform with integrated neck. ... platform utilizing an internal spring to ... use. Cutting Block fits into precision ... trephine blades sized 6.25 - 9.0mm. ...
Medicine Products: