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2012 Interim Meeting Education Programs

The 2012 AMA-OMSS Interim Meeting was held November 8-10, 2012, in Honolulu. Continuing medical education (CME) credit is still available for those programs marked with an asterisk (*).

 


*Primer on the Medicare Hospital Conditions of Participation (CoPs)
*Physician Quality Scoring Metrics, Interpretation and Implications
Affordable Care Act (ACA) Update: Physician's role in health system reform

CME credit is no longer available for this program.

Faculty: Richard Deem

Physicians are navigating new waters with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) law and potential changes after the approaching Presidential election this fall. This program will discuss the current ACA law and its provisions, particularly in regard to the elements the AMA is focusing their advocacy efforts on to improve. With the potential change in leadership in Washington and the challenging times facing the nation, it is imperative that physicians stay abreast of the changes in health care reform and learn how to be a voice for their patients.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the elements of the ACA law that the AMA is focusing their advocacy efforts on to improve.
  2. Associate the provisions of the law with how they may effect the delivery of care.

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Physicians as Leaders and Engaged Board Participants

CME credit is no longer available for this program.

Faculty: Mohamad Kasti, MS, MBB, MCA, and Jona Raasch

Involvement at the board level of physicians has become a critical success factor for healthcare organizations. Developing Physicians as leaders and change agents is paramount in moving the industry forward and enduring the current and anticipated changes in the nation's health care system. This program will highlight several physician leadership programs and also show the trends of physician involvement at the board level.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Examine several organizations physician development programs.
  2. Review the national physician board involvement data trends.
  3. Describe the fiduciary responsibilities of participating on a board.

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AMA Joint Section and Special Groups Education Program

Accelerating Change in Medical Education

CME credit is no longer available for this program.

Moderator: Susan Skochelak, MD, MPH
Keynote: Jeffrey Gold, MD
Panelists: Jay Gregory, MD, Rachelle Klammer, MD, LeAnne Roberts, and Maria Savoia, MD

Accelerating change in medical education is a new AMA focus area. In response to the current and anticipated changes in the nation's health care system, the AMA will work to strategically reshape and accelerate physician education in the US. While changing medical education cannot fix all of the problems in health care delivery, it can help ensure that the next generation of physicians are able to more effectively deliver care and lead reform. This program will consist of a panel of informed leaders and experts who will provide different perspectives of and approaches to improving the medical education system.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the AMA's efforts in reshaping and accelerating physician education in the US.
  2. Identify the current successes, challenges and gaps in the education of physicians.
  3. Discuss the different perspectives of change in medical education.
  4. Strategize on how to implement various approaches to improving the medical education system.

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  • Gold (keynote speaker)
  • Skochelak (moderator)
  • Gregory (panelist)
  • Klammer (panelist) -- no materials
  • Roberts (panelist) -- no materials
  • Savoia (panelist) -- no materials


Medicare Recovery Audit Contractors and Commercial Audits

Medicare Recovery Audit Contractors and Commercial Audits
CME credit not offered
Presenter: Catherine Hanson, JD

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