NEWS ARCHIVE

Patient Experience as the New Currency of Health care

August 5, 2015

The American College of Medical Quality is excited to announce our August Webinar, featuring a dynamic presentation from Dr. Kenneth Sands, Chief Quality Officer at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA. Dr. Sands will present a live 45-minute webinar that will equip participants with a greater understanding of the impact of the 'Patient Experience' in the health care system and how these metrics are gaining traction as critical to quality. Click here to register for the webinar on August 18, 2015, 1pm EDT.

Free, Members Only Virtual Journal Club July 21

June 26, 2015

The American College of Medical is Quality is excited to announce the resumption of our Monthly Educational Webinar Series, starting with an interactive and informative 60-minute virtual journal club on July 21. The focus of next month’s webinar will be an in-depth discussion and review of the following article published recently in the American Journal of Medical Quality, titled The Impact of Tort Reform and Quality Improvements on Medical Liability Claims: A Tale of 2 States. Click here to register for the webinar.

2015 Dues Renewal is Now Available

June 25, 2015

The online membership renewal module is now available for current ACMQ Members to renew their membership for the 2016 Membership Year. Click here to login and access the module today.

MQ 2015 Images Now Available

June 25, 2015

Images from MQ 2015 now available June 25, 2015. Interested in seeing pictures from MQ 2015? Click here to access them.

ACMQ online services scheduled maintenance

June 22, 2015

ACMQ’s membership database will be taken offline for routine, essential maintenance on Tuesday, June 23, 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM Eastern Time. No online services (meeting registration, dues payments, profile updates, member directory, etc.) will be available during this time. All online services will return to normal after 12:30 AM. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.

Join ACMQ Today!

June 8, 2015

Now’s a great time to Join ACMQ, The Organization for leaders and educators in Health care Quality! Click here to join. Click here to download membership information.

Content from Medical Quality 2015

June 8, 2015

Thank you to everyone who attended Medical Quality 2015. We had over 180 people registered for the conference! Please visit the MQ 2015 homepage for post meeting content.

Forget to Renew Your Membership for 2015?

April 13, 2015

To renew your membership for 2015, please contact us by email at membership@acmq.org, or by phone (301) 718-6516.

Keynotes in Quality

April 6, 2015

The American College of Medical Quality (ACMQ) is excited to share a special video presentation of this year’s Keynotes in Quality opening Plenary Session from Medical Quality 2015, ACMQ’s Annual Meeting, Together, we will.

CLICK HERE TO WATCH

Fellow Designation - Deadline Extended to March 2

February 21, 2015

Members of ACMQ who meet the necessary criteria may be eligible for the designation Fellow of the American College of Medical Quality, after three years of membership, or Distinguished Fellow after eight years of membership. ACMQ is accepting applications for Fellowship and Distinguished Fellowship. Click here for more information. Deadline: March 2, 2015.

ACMQ's 2015 Winter newsletter Focus is now available

February 10, 2015

ACMQ's newsletter, Focus, keeps members up-to-date on professional policies, ACMQ news, legal issues, case studies and more. Click here to access the latest edition.

Fellow Designation

January 20, 2015

Members of ACMQ who meet the necessary criteria may be eligible for the designation Fellow of the American College of Medical Quality, after three years of membership, or Distinguished Fellow after eight years of membership. ACMQ is accepting applications for Fellowship and Distinguished Fellowship. Click here for more information. Deadline: February 18, 2015.

ACMQ's Winter newsletter Focus is now available

December 23, 2014

ACMQ's newsletter, Focus, keeps members up-to-date on professional policies, ACMQ news, legal issues, case studies and more. Click here to access the latest edition.

Register for MQ 2015

November 21, 2014

Registration for MQ 2015 Together, We Will, ACMQ’s Annual Meeting is now open. The meeting will be held March 26-28, 2015 in Alexandria, VA. Click here to register. Register and join/renew at the same time and save $100 on your annual dues. Click here for more information.

ACMQ’s Fall newsletter Focus is now available

October 17, 2014

ACMQ's newsletter, Focus, keeps members up-to-date on professional policies, ACMQ news, legal issues, case studies and more. Click here to access the latest edition.

Program information for ACMQ’s Quality Scholarships is now available.

September 12, 2014

The deadline to apply for a scholarship is November 25, 2014 at 11:59pmEST. Click here for more information.

ACMQ Webinar Posted

June 18, 2014

The presentation "Comparative Effectiveness Research - Going Beyond the Hype for Meaningful Use" featuring: Mary Beth Ritchey, Associate Director, Comparative and Outcomes Evidence for Merck is now posted. Click here to view the webinar.

Spring/Summer edition of Focus is now available

June 10, 2014

ACMQ's newsletter, Focus, keeps members up-to-date on professional policies, ACMQ news, legal issues, case studies and more. Click here to access the latest edition.

MQ 2014 Content Now Available

May 19, 2014

Content from ACMQ's 2014 Meeting is now posted. Click here to access the content.

ACMQ Webinar Posted

May 8, 2014

The presentation "An Overview of the AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange" featuring: Judi Consalvo, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is now posted. Click here to view the webinar.

ACMQ Webinar, May 8, 2014

April 22, 2014

An Overview of the AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange featuring: Judi Consalvo, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Click here to register.

ACMQ Announces 2014 Fellows

April 22, 2014

Bethesda, MD- Members of ACMQ who meet the necessary criteria may be eligible for the designation Fellow of the American College of Medical Quality, after three years of membership, or Distinguished Fellow after eight years of membership. The American College of Medical Quality awarded two distinguished fellowships and two fellowships at the Annual Meeting of Members on March 28, 2014 during Medical Quality 2014, the Annual Meeting of the American College of Medical Quality.

Distinguished Fellowships were presented to Donald E. Casey, Jr., MD, MPH, MBA, Principal, IPO4Health, Chicago IL and Angelo P. Giardino, MD, PhD, Vice President/Chief Medical Officer, Chief Quality Officer for Medicine, Texas Children’s Health Plan, Houston TX.

Fellowships were presented to Jessica A. White, Faculty Hospitalist, Christiana Care Hospitalist Partners, Kennett Square PA and Reid Emerson, MD, CMO, Physician, Ob-Gyn, Buffalo NY.

Click here for Press Release.

ACMQ Announces 2014 Annual Award Recipients

March 24, 2014

The American College for Medical Quality will recognize three outstanding leaders in the healthcare industry. The Awards will be presented during the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American College of Medical Quality to take place at the Hotel Monaco in Alexandria, VA on from March 27-30, 2014.

The 2014 recipients include the following individuals:

  • 2014 FOUNDERS’ AWARD: R. Heather Palmer, MBBCh, SM
  • 2014 INSTITUTIONAL LEADERSHIP IN QUALITY AWARD: American Association of Medical Colleges
  • 2014 PRESIDENT’S AWARD: Jerod Loeb, PhD

Click here for more information.

Submission Deadline Extended for ACMQ Quality Scholarship Program - 2014!

November 18, 2013 - Do to the popular demand of this program, the Deadline to submit an application has been extended to 5pm EDT on Sunday, December 1, 2013! Click here for more information.

ACMQ Membership Renewal is now available online!

October 30, 2013 - Current ACMQ Members are now welcome to renew online on the ACMQ website. Please click here to login and renew.

ACMQ is Launching the ONE for $100 Campaign Discount your MQ2014 Meeting Registration and Help the College Grow:

October 17, 2013 - In order to encourage physicians to join the American College of Medical Quality, we are asking all members to identify a physician colleague to join. In appreciation, ACMQ members will receive a $100 credit on their MQ2014 meeting registration for each new physician member who joins as a result of their efforts - meaning, if you successfully recruit three members, you'll receive a $300 discount on your MQ2014 Meeting Registration! Simply ask your colleagues to include your name in the recruiter field before submitting their membership application. Additionally, please fill out and submit the following confirmation form (Click here to download the form). Thank you in advance for your participation.

Abstract Submission for 2014 Annual Meeting, Medical Quality 2014

September 3, 2013 - ACMQ is excited to announce that abstract submission for the 2014 Annual Meeting, Medical Quality 2014 is now open! Click here to access the abstract submission module.

Upcoming Discussion

August 21, 2013 - Join ACMQ and Paige Cooke, the External Relations Manager for Recognition Programs at The National Committee for Quality Assurance to discuss NCQA Patient Centered Recognition Programs: Expanding Quality Across the Medical Home Neighborhood on Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 11:30am CDT. Click here to register now!