Musings in the life of an internist, cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist.
Sunday, August 23, 2015
American Gastroenterological Association Takes Important First Step to Oppose ABMS MOC® Program
One by one, Internal Medicine subspecialties are fleeing the sinking American Board of Internal Med...
Saturday, August 15, 2015
The ABIM Foundation: Increasing Transparency or More Cover-up?
It is one thing to have a financial scandal. It's a whole new thing when you try to cover it up. But it appears this is what we ...
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
On the Origins of Note Bloat
"If all clinicians needed to do with our documentation was practice medicine, our notes would be more logical and much less bloated. L...
Monday, August 10, 2015
Sometimes a Picture Speaks Louder Than Words
From a Medscape email blast this AM: (Click image to be taken to the story) -Wes Addendum 08:30 AM CST: Link fixed.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
An Independent Cost Analysis of the ABIM Maintenance of Certification Program
Today, the first independent cost analysis of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program was ...
Sunday, July 26, 2015
American College of Cardiology and the MOC Crisis
This week's issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) contains an editorial from Robert Shor, MD, Chair of the ...
Monday, July 20, 2015
Schloss: Surgeon Scorecard and the Fallacy of Aggregated Administrative Data
Edward J. Schloss, MD reviews the recent controversy over ProPublica's recent sensationalized public reporting of administratively-col...
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