Musings in the life of an internist, cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Fail Maintenance of Certification? I Need Your Help
With the increasing failure rate of first-time test takers of the American Board of Medical Specialties' Maintenance of Certification ...
Monday, July 28, 2014
Should Cardiologists Boycott the 2014 TCT/ACC Conference?
Yesterday, I noticed a tweet from @angioplastyorg announcing that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be this year's keyno...
Saturday, July 26, 2014
MOC Points: The New Physician Currency
"Oh my God, I can't believe how complicated the American Board of Medical Specialties and the American Board of Internal Medicine h...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
What Main Stream Media Misses in the MOC Debate
This morning the American Board of Medical Specialties' (ABMS) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program debate reached a larger mainst...
An Insider's Guide to a Health Care Policy White Paper
Do you want to "raise awareness" of how physician quality and value information impacts health care decision making? Do you want...
Sunday, July 13, 2014
The Game of Numbers
The dark underbelly of health care is becoming all too visible now. Fresh faces in neatly pressed white coats are in the halls. Eager. E...
Friday, July 11, 2014
How Much Physician Anti-MOC Sentiment Is There?
This chart says it all: (Click to enlarge*) Now that this is firmly established, the question becomes, what are are we going to do ab...
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Examining Maintenance of Certification Failure Rates
The American Board of Medical Specialties' (ABMS) Maintenance of Certification® (MOC) program is marketed as "an ongoing process...
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