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Early Adopters of Bundled Payments Discuss Challenges, Lessons Learned

Published Sept. 2, 2016, 4:02 p.m.

Bundled payments are transforming how we deliver care. Providers participating in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Bundled Payments for Care Initiative discuss some of the challenges and protocols they have developed to improve efficiency and outcomes.

Getting to Price Transparency: A Learning Curve for Physicians and Patients

Published Sept. 1, 2016, 8:33 p.m.

Patients need to know and understand what their care will cost when there will be out-of-pocket expenses. A new AAMC resource offers several tools to help hospitals improve price transparency.

CMS Star Ratings Met with Criticism in Academic Medicine Community

Published Sept. 15, 2016, 4:15 p.m.

Many in the academic medicine community have criticized the CMS Overall Star Ratings, questioning the accuracy of the ratings and their potential to mislead patients.

CMS Hospital Star Ratings First Step in Effort to Improve Quality Measures

Published Oct. 3, 2016, 8:10 p.m.

The Hospital Star Ratings are one part of CMS efforts to make quality data accessible.

From Volume to Value: MACRA Shifts Medicare Reimbursement Focus

Published March 6, 2017, 9:21 p.m.

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) will significantly change Medicare reimbursements, pushing the health system toward value-based care.

When the Worst Happens, Teaching Hospitals Are Ready

Published April 25, 2017, 1:40 p.m.

Preparedness is key for responding to unexpected crises

eConsults Reduce Need for Specialty Referrals

Published May 22, 2017, 3:37 p.m.

The AAMC’s Project CORE program reduces the number of unnecessary specialist referrals while lowering costs and decreasing wait times.

Why Mergers Should Matter to Everyone in Academic Medicine

Published Dec. 19, 2017, 2:22 p.m.

Hospital mergers and acquisitions have more than doubled in the past 14 years. A new AAMC report details what this means for medical schools and teaching hospitals.

Medical Education Focuses on Improving Patient Handoffs

Published Dec. 12, 2016, 4:13 p.m.

With the goal of avoiding errors, many teaching hospitals now include strategies for improving communication during patient handoffs for residents in training.

340B Helps the Most Vulnerable Patients

Published Jan. 23, 2018, 2:17 p.m.

One of the most effective health care programs, 340B comes at no cost to taxpayers. Learn how the program benefits teaching hospitals, patients, and communities.

When Physicians Become Patients

Published Feb. 27, 2018, 1:57 p.m.

Physician burnout is on the rise. Learn how medical organizations are addressing the vital issue of clinician mental health and well-being.



UC Davis Pre-Health Conference

The conference provides community-college, university, post-bac students and pre-health advisors with the information and skills necessary to succeed in the health-professions school admission process. It provides a unique opportunity for direct contact with deans of admission, admission officers, financial aid officers, faculty, and staff from a wide variety of health professional programs. This year, they will host 4,500 attendees.



2017 NIH Graduate Career Fair

The NIH Graduate and Professional School Fair, to be held on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 from 8:45 am to 3:30 pm on the Bethesda campus of the NIH, will provide an opportunity for NIH summer interns (especially those in college) and NIH postbacs, as well as other college students in the DC area, to prepare for the next step in their careers by exploring educational programs leading to the PhD, MD, DDS, MD/PhD, and other graduate and professional degrees. More than 195 outstanding colleges and universities from across the U.S. will be sending representatives of their graduate schools, medical and dental schools, schools of public health, and other biomedically relevant programs to the Fair in the hopes of recruiting NIH trainees. The day will also include workshops on getting to graduate and professional school, MD/PhD programs, interviewing, and careers in public health, psychology, and dentistry.



2018 NAAHP National Meeting

"Capitolizing" on Health Professions Advising: A Monumental Job!

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