Tag Archives: Harm

Viewpoints: Simplify Regulations That Keep Diagnostic Innovations Out Of Hands Of U.S. Physicians; New Opioid Policies Bring Harm To Patients Who Need Them

Editorial writers focus on these health topics and others. Stat: Diagnostic Innovations Are Slowed By Bureaucratic Roadblocks Imagine, for a minute, that you are a cardiologist working in the emergency department of a busy hospital. You have several patients with chest pain: some of them are having heart attacks, or are about to; others have… Read More »

Real physician harm from MOC. Here’s proof.

Last year, in response to a continued groundswell of criticism focused on requirements for maintenance of certification (MOC), the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) formed an independent “Vision Commission” on MOC, designed to “reimagine a system of continuing certification.” Although led by ABMS board members, many of the 27 commission members are not directly… Read More »