AANEM Practice News Express

AANEM News Express

Accreditation Expands to Canada and Select International Locations

The AANEM Board of Directors recently approved the expansion of the Electrodiagnostic (EDX) Laboratory Accreditation Program to two new categories of applicants.

Adventures of Practice in Anchorage

Have you ever treated a patient with botulism and a median nerve transection at the elbow from a polar bear bite? Shawn Hadley, MD, sees patients that come up on the wrong side of the battle with Mother Nature.

ABEM Focuses on MOCP Relevancy

At its spring meeting, the ABEM reaffirmed its position that the Maintenance of Certification Program examination should be focused on relevant physician knowledge.

MOCP Registration Now Open

The ABEM Maintenance of Certification Program (MOCP) provides a mechanism for ABEM Diplomates to demonstrate their continuing education in EDX medicine.

MOCP Exam Notice

The next ABEM Maintenance of Certification Program (MOCP) exam is scheduled for October 19, 2013.

The Value of Accreditation

With several clinics in southwest Michigan offering electrodiagnostic (EDX) services, Michelle L. Crooks of Healthcare Midwest searched for a way to stand apart

Congratulations to New Diplomates and CNCTs

The American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (ABEM) is pleased to announce that 57 physicians and 19 technologists passed certifying exams.

Accreditation Establishes Standards, Ensures Quality Patient Care

Launched in April 2011, the EDX Laboratory Acreditation Program has received a tremendous response. The AANEM has accredited 130 labs in 40 states (as of February 1, 2013).

Medicare Cuts Impact Access to Care

Physicians and patients alike are feeling the impact of Medicare reimbursement cuts. It’s likely that physicians who treat Medicare patients will be faced with difficult decisions as operating margins continue to shrink.

The New Reality of Medicine

This will be a year when EDX physicians will absorb significant reimbursement cuts for their procedures. Cuts to EDX physicians are the reality facing many procedure-based fields.






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