Teaching Value and Choosing Wisely: Innovation at the American College of Physician’s Centennial Event

Teaching Value and Choosing Wisely: Innovation at the American College of Physician’s Centennial Event »

As the American College of Physicians (ACP) celebrates its 100th anniversary, physicians and healthcare providers from across the country will meet at the Boston Convention Center for the ACP Excellence in Medical Education conference. Part of this event, which will meet from April 28- May 2, 2015, involves a session titled "Award-Winning Innovations in High-Value Care."…

Are Primary Care Providers the Cool Kids Now? Dr. Marci Nielsen Thinks So »

11 Sep, 2014
People
Dr. Marci Nielsen sees herself as a cheerleader for primary care. All photos provided. Are we Clueless, and has Cher Horowitz finally found her Tai Frasier? Are primary care providers the cool kids now? According to Dr. Marci Nielsen, Chief Executive Officer of the Washington, DC-based Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC), primary…
Be Part of the Change & Empower the Next Generation of Primary Care Providers

Be Part of the Change & Empower the Next Generation of Primary Care Providers »

18 Jul, 2014
News
As the Editor-in-Chief of MedTech Boston and because I’m leading a boot-strapped start-up company, I talk to a number of entrepreneurs, Angels, and venture capitalists every week. One VC was confused about Medstro, and instead replied, “You know what you should build—a website for me to know what specialist to go to. For example, there’s…
Primary Care Challenge (#PCC14): Open Call to Innovators!

Primary Care Challenge (#PCC14): Open Call to Innovators! »

5 Jul, 2014
MTB Contest
What are you doing to transform American health care delivery on the front lines? On March 23, 2010 President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law. This is commonly called "Obamacare", and together with the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act, represents the most significant regulatory overhaul of the U.S. healthcare system since…
How do we bring back the art of medicine?

How do we bring back the art of medicine? »

2 Apr, 2014
MedTech Features

Technology is supposed to help physicians improve care of the patient. And yet, many physicians feel that the onslaught of procedure codes and electronic medical record note-taking has compromised the art of medicine.

Dr. Humayun Chaudhry, President of the Federation of State Medical Boards- Speaks to us at the Partners Healthcare Connected Health Symposium about telemedicine and social media

Dr. Humayun Chaudhry, President of the Federation of State Medical Boards- Speaks to us at the Partners Healthcare Connected Health Symposium about telemedicine and social media »

24 Oct, 2013
MedTech Features
Dr. Humayun "Hank" J. Chaudhry is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) of the United States. The FSMB is the umbrella agency for all the state medical licensing boards.  It  operates the Federation Credentialing Verification Service (FCVS).  The FSMB is probably best known among physicians as a co-manager…
American College of Physicians, Massachusetts Chapter, Physicians and Social Media: Keeping it Professional Conference

American College of Physicians, Massachusetts Chapter, Physicians and Social Media: Keeping it Professional Conference »

9 Oct, 2013
MedTech Features
The conference was hosted by the Council of Early Career Physicians of the American College of Physicians (ACP) Massachusetts Chapter on Thursday, September 26, 2013.  It was held at the Massachusetts Medical Society in Waltham, Massachusetts.   The information was really relevant, and there  were three great speakers--Dr. Don Dizon, Dr. Bradley Crotty, and Dr.…

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