Friday, June 15, 2012

Iowa Board of Medicine: Board adopts 4 pilot projects to prepare for system to ensure physician competency

June 11, 2012

DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Board of Medicine will begin preliminary work in July on a national initiative aimed at strengthening patient care by requiring licensed physicians to participate in programs that enable them to maintain or improve their competence in the scope of their daily medical practice.

The Board on Friday (June 8, 2012) authorized staff to pursue four pilot projects in cooperation with the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) as a prelude to determining what may be required of physicians to demonstrate professional competence when seeking licensure renewal.

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