How to Improve EHRs and the 'Summary of Care' Documentation

As part of its efforts to improve EHRs and interoperability of EHRs, the American Medical…

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"Med School of the Future" Grant Goes to UNC

The American Medical Association (AMA) awarded the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School…

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Issues Remain with the Latest Meaningful Use Rule

From AMA Reports As outlined in the last North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) Bulletin, on Oct. 6,…

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AMA Resources Help to Understand New Payment Model in Commercial Payer Contracts

Commercial payers are increasingly pursuing contracts with physicians based on new payment models,…

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AMA Study: Health Insurance Mergers Would Diminish Competition in Many States

From AMA reports The combined impact of proposed mergers among four of the nation’s largest health…

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Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement Evolves To Enhance Effectiveness

From AMA Reports The American Medical Association (AMA) recently announced the Physician Consortium…

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Physician 'Burnout' is a Serious Issue; Help Is Available

The North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) and the AMA are working to address the problem of…

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AMA Study Reveals Independent Practice is Still the Prevalent Model

The American Medical Association’s (AMA) Division of Economic and Health Policy Research recently…

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Weigh-in With Your Thoughts on Obesity As a Disease

Robert Carels, Ph.D., MBA, a professor and the Director of Clinical Training for the Clinical…

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NCMS Joins In Calling for Grace Period for ICD-10 Compliance

The North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) has signed on to a letter along with other state medical…

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