ABMS Launches New Online Tool to Educate Patients on the Value of Having a Board Certified Doctor
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ABMS Launches New Online Tool to Educate Patients on the Value of Having a Board Certified Doctor

ABMS, the leading not-for-profit organization overseeing physician certification in the United States, has launched a new and improved Certification Matters website (CertificationMatters.org) for patients and their loved ones to learn about Board Certification and its importance to quality care. The site also provides a free service for patients to check if a doctor is Board Certified by an ABMS Member Board ...

ABMS Statement on US DOJ Response to Proposed Maryland Legislation
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ABMS Statement on US DOJ Response to Proposed Maryland Legislation

In its letter, DOJ affirms that hospitals and health plans should be free to set their own quality standards and admonishes that any legislation to prevent consideration of MOC would diminish free, open, and fair competition among legitimate certifying bodies and might itself have anti-competitive effects. The DOJ acknowledges the value to consumers and health systems of “certifying that a provider has demonstrated a certain level of training, testing, or experience over and above other providers.”

ABMS Seeks Nominations for Positions on New ABMS Stakeholder Council
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ABMS Seeks Nominations for Positions on New ABMS Stakeholder Council

Nominations are now closed.

New advisory body to the ABMS Board of Directors representing volunteer physicians and patient/public interests, to ensure that the Board makes decisions grounded in an understanding of the perspectives, concerns, and interests of multiple constituents impacted by the work of ABMS ...

American Lung Association, Upper Midwest Region Joins ABMS Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program
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American Lung Association, Upper Midwest Region Joins ABMS Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program

The Lung Association program will have a special focus on health clinics, hospitals, and health systems and physicians in Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Wisconsin, but it will be available to any systems or physicians affiliated with the American Lung Association who would like to participate. This program is available to all Lung Association affiliated clinic types – small, large, urban, suburban or rural, independent or large delivery systems, residency programs, and university-based, as well as for specific populations, such as the Indian Health Service.