• Recent changes to the delivery of health care, including the affordable health care act, mandates concerning cost reduction, the need for greater efficiency in patient care and new reimbursement models have driven academic medical centers (AMCs) to the edge of a precipice. (acc.org)
  • If the medical community is to keep AMCs from closing or from ceasing to be academic, they must now exert enormous effort to keep them viable. (acc.org)
  • In terms of restructuring of AMCs, attendees and session leaders discussed the need for the preservation and expansion of the academic mission across the expanding health delivery system, with a shift from inpatient to ambulatory services. (acc.org)
  • Such increases will allow academic medical centers (AMCs) to use the funds to deepen their understanding of complex diseases. (ecgmc.com)
  • As medical centers continue to evolve and address new industry paradigms, Baker Tilly understands the challenges and positions these organizations for effective and impactful response. (bakertilly.com)
  • As the health care landscape has continued to evolve, these academic institutions have remained rather stagnant, creating financial pressure and a changing environment with which they cannot keep up. (acc.org)
  • Academic medical centers face the complex challenge of balancing their research, clinical and educational missions within the context of evolving regulations, pressure to control costs and increasing demands relative to quality and discovery. (bakertilly.com)
  • Starting with strategies for rethinking the academic medical enterprise, Konstam said that, "the AMC clinical value position must be strengthened to allow for greater investment in research, drive innovation and efficiency into care delivery, leverage AMC expertise in facilitating the transition in reimbursement models, and finally foster innovative academic-industry partnerships as government funding shrinks. (acc.org)
  • First perhaps, the most logical choice of entry job was the university academic medical center where he had trained in clinical surgery. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The following descriptions are two approaches conducted at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), an academic medical center which includes both clinical and basic science degree programs. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • I look forward to applying my experience in patient engagement to support the mission of this new entity in helping patients cost-effectively initiate and sustain wellness and health behaviors in a way that will improve outcomes," said Dr. Hayden Bosworth, Professor of Medicine, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Nursing at Duke University and Associate Director, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VAMC. (cnbc.com)
  • This academic and industry partnership delivers proven behavioral coaching content to patients, and it does so wherever they are, right on their mobile phones, via SMS text, mobile web, and email. (cnbc.com)
  • Boston Magazine has released its annual "Top Docs" list for 2017, and as in years past, Boston Medical Center (BMC) is strongly represented in numerous fields and specialties. (bmc.org)
  • This constantly growing substantive data is very compelling in business development among academic medical facilities and the general market, Rowlee said. (certmag.com)
  • Wennberg and Brownlee rebut claims that variations among academic medical centers are due to differences in patient income, race, and health status. (getbetterhealth.com)
  • As the region's Level I Trauma Center for adults and children, we have the staff and expertise to handle any crisis. (utmedicalcenter.org)
  • Because our institution is a large referral center, those referred from a distance are those who likely cannot be managed near their homes. (ahajournals.org)
  • To save these important institutions, Konstam and the ACC's Academic Section designed a mini-retreat which took place last March during ACC.15 to begin to address challenges. (acc.org)
  • These findings have been organized into a series of articles that were published in the December 2009 issue of Academic Medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Darrell Kirch, President of the Association of American Medical Colleges, will describe the many current challenges facing academic medicine and strategies that can be employed to successfully address these challenges. (unc.edu)
  • We are at an incredibly exciting time in medicine," said Dr. Darell Bigner, Director of the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke. (builtinchicago.org)