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Sixteen physicians and medical leaders have been chosen by the 100,000+ member QuantiaMD® community to receive the inaugural QuantiaMD Community Choice Award for innovation and excellence in sharing knowledge.
The newly reorganized medical student landing page of the ACP Web site offers unique and useful resources to students in an interactive, easy-to-navigate setting.
The September meeting of the ACP Board of Governors featured Don Berwick, MD, the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service, who spoke about health care and delivery system reform. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius addressed the Governors through a video message and introduced Dr. Berwick. David Blumenthal, FACP, MPP, the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, also spoke to the Governors about fostering the meaningful use of electronic health records.
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