Association of American Medical Colleges

Type: Organization
Name: Association of American Medical Colleges
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

New San Bernardino County medical school seeks to homegrow community doctors

Listen Now[1 min 11 sec] David McNew/Dr. Jason Greenspan (L) and emergency room nurse Junizar Manansala care for a patient in the ER of Mission Community Hospital in Panorama City, California. California has seven emergency rooms per million people ... [Published SCPR - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

MUSC Board Chairman stands by new telephone ballot method

Medical University of South Carolina Board of Trustees Chairman Tom Stephenson said he believes the mechanism set up to cast confidential votes for a new MUSC president by phone is legal and does not violate the state's Freedom of Information Act.The ... [Published Charleston Post and Courier - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

MUSC Board of Trustees selects new president

The Medical University of South Carolina Board of Trustees voted Thursday for Dr. David Cole to serve the university as its new president. Cole, a surgeon, is the current chairman of the MUSC Department of Surgery and president of MUSC Physicians.He was ... [Published Charleston Post and Courier - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

How to Give Members the Bad News

Associations that have experienced embezzlement recommend early and honest communication to maintain trust and support from members.In 2013, John Durst saw a lot of South Carolina. In his first year as CEO of the South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging ... [Published Associations Now - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: Fraud, Rumours, Embezzlement
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

WSU weighing Spokane med school

SPOKANE — Medical officials predict an aging population and expanded health coverage under the Affordable Care Act will contribute to doctor shortages across the nation. In response to the projected need, Washington State University has begun exploring ... [Published Tacoma News Tribune - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

MUSC announces three presidential finalists

(L-R) Dr. David Cole, Dr. Joanne Conroy, Dr. Ora Pescovitz (Source: MUSC) CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -MUSC narrowed the field of candidates to three in its search for the next president of the university.Dr. David Cole is currently the chairman of the ... [Published Live 5 WCSC - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

UM Health System CEO in the Running for South Carolina Job

(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- The University of Michigan's Health System boss is among three people being considered to become the next president of the Medical University of South Carolina.The university's Board of Trustees has narrowed the field of presidential ... [Published WJR - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Good News From the Medical Field

Our country is beset with a lot of unsettling changes in the 21st century. The pervasive uncertainty regarding health care is a prime example. What will it cost? How will employers deal with it? How will hospitals deal with it? How will doctors deal with ... [Published Real Estate Center - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Letter criticizing the Affordable Care Act was short on facts

After reading Mr. Pettorini's opinion concerning the Affordable Care Act, I must comment.He states the Association of Medical Colleges projects that America will have 90,000 fewer doctors than needed in 2016. I could not find this association on the web. ... [Published Keynoter.com - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

INTERACTIVE: Physician Supply in the United States

A report by the Association of American Medical Colleges compared physician supply in the United States.According to the report, there were 90.1 primary care physicians per 100,000 population in the United States in 2012. Primary care physicians were ... [Published My Champlain Valley - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

How to Avert a Doctor Shortage

By MICHAEL D. RICH Anticipating a growing, aging population and the anticipated demands of those newly insured under the Affordable Care Act, the Association of American Medical Colleges estimates that the United States will face a shortage of 130,00 ... [Published BioPortfolio - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

New studies track 20 years of mistreatment of medical students

The journal, a publication of the Association of American Medical Colleges, features four studies of mistreatment of medical students, based on data collected since 1991. In one study that tracks information from 2000 through 2011, 17 percent of medical ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Apr 02 2014]

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"It's very exciting. I'm really almost speechless," Cole said shortly after the vote was taken. "I'm thrilled. I'm so proud to be part of MUSC. The future is very bright."
"Some switch careers to cope with a changing economy. Others switch after a life-altering event like divorce or the death of someone close. Most are fulfilling long lost dreams of helping others as the doctors they've always wanted to be. But on the whole, they often do very well here,” says Victoria Sweeney, the director of admissions at the National University."
The timing couldn't be worse. "The lack of an adequate primary-care infrastructure in the U S is a huge obstacle to creating a high-performing health care system" said David Blumenthal, president of the Commonwealth Fund, a health care research foundation
"Most of our state looks more like Spokane and Eastern Washington" areas that need improved physician access, Floyd said, adding that WSU's desire for a medical school doesn't need to strain relations between the state's...

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With expansion of health insurance, are we burn... [Published Florida Times-Union - Apr 18 2014]
New San Bernardino County medical school seeks ... [Published SCPR - Apr 18 2014]
Kennedy: Lafayette is ideal place for new medic... [Published Opelousas Daily World - Apr 18 2014]
MUSC board votes in secret to hire president [Published Charleston Business Journal - Apr 17 2014]
MUSC Board of Trustees selects Dr. David Cole a... [Published Charleston Post and Courier - Apr 17 2014]
MUSC Board of Trustees selects new president [Published Charleston Post and Courier - Apr 17 2014]
Per Debra Hendrickson, MD, Reno, NV Students Wh... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 17 2014]
MUSC Board Chairman stands by new telephone bal... [Published Charleston Post and Courier - Apr 17 2014]
MUSC gets closer to picking a president [Published ABC News 4 Charleston - Apr 17 2014]
MUSC president vote can’t be done in secret, at... [Published GSA Business - Apr 17 2014]
PNWU president welcomes possible medical school... [Published Yakima Herald Republic - Apr 17 2014]
How to Give Members the Bad News [Published Associations Now - Apr 16 2014]
Payment and Delivery Reform Case Study: Congest... [Published Brookings Institution - Apr 15 2014]
Payment and Delivery Reform Case Study: Congest... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Apr 15 2014]
Primary-care doctors are facing burnout [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Apr 14 2014]
WSU weighing Spokane med school [Published Tacoma News Tribune - Apr 14 2014]
Washington State University considers med school [Published San Luis Obispo.com - Apr 13 2014]
Medical residencies key to new doctors in South... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 12 2014]
Primary Care Shortage? Not For The Insured, Stu... [Published The Palm Beach Post - Apr 12 2014]
Medical residencies key to new doctors in South... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Apr 12 2014]
Young doctors still pulled to specialties [Published Ledger-Enquirer - Apr 12 2014]
Help your faculty teach QI [Published HCPro - Apr 12 2014]
MUSC announces three presidential finalists [Published Live 5 WCSC - Apr 11 2014]
Psychiatry Match Numbers Increase Slightly [Published Psychiatric News - Apr 11 2014]
UM Health System CEO in the Running for South C... [Published WJR - Apr 11 2014]
Nation Shocked to Learn Kathleen Sebelius Hadn’... [Published National Review - Apr 11 2014]
3 are finalists for MUSC president [Published Fort Mills Times - Apr 11 2014]
Report: U-M Health System CEO finalist for Sout... [Published AnnArbor.com - Apr 11 2014]
Good News From the Medical Field [Published Real Estate Center - Apr 11 2014]
Medical University of S.C. picks top 3 finalist... [Published Charleston Business Journal - Apr 11 2014]
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Payment and Delivery Reform Case Study: Congest... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Apr 15 2014]
Clinicians and hospitals across the nation struggle with providing and paying for optimal care for their congestive health failure (CHF) patients. However, there are opportunities to make care better. In fact, of the  more than 10,000 pages  in the ...
How to Avert a Doctor Shortage [Published The Health Care Blog - Apr 03 2014]
By MICHAEL D. RICH Anticipating a growing, aging population and the anticipated demands of those newly insured under the Affordable Care Act, the Association of American Medical Colleges estimates that the United States will face a shortage of 130,000 ...
Clinicians, Health Reform, and the Role of New ... [Published Brookings Up Front - Feb 25 2014]
As implementation of the Affordable Care Act carries on across all corners of the health care industry, and touches lives in communities throughout the U.S., the need to ensure that clinicians and health care consumers are receiving the information and ...
The ACA Can't Fix Our Mental Health Crisis [Published TAPPED - Feb 25 2014]
AP Images/Bob Wands As more people sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act, the next few months will usher in a fundamental change in mental health care. Under the ACA, insurers are for the first time required to cover mental health and ...
HIMSS, Continua launch Personal Connected Healt... [Published Meaningful HIT News - Feb 24 2014]
ORLANDO, Fla.—As HIMSS President and CEO hinted at yesterday in his podcast with me, HIMSS today announced the formation of the Personal Connected Health Alliance, in conjunction with the Continua Health Alliance and the HIMSS-owned mHealth Summit ...
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JW Marriott Austin Announces Topping Out Constr... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 29 2014]
Affordable Care Act-- Know where Concierge Prac... [Published Financial Services - Jan 13 2014]
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