Anderson Spickard, Jr., MD, described the relationship between physician burnout and addiction, as well as identify causes, symptoms, and support systems to help prevent this. Dr. Spickard is Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry at Vanderbilt Medical Center.
American Medical Association Litigation Center Update Friday, March 30
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Leonard Nelson, Senior Attorney & Director of the Litigation Center of the American Medical Association & the State Medical Societies reviewed current and past legal decisions impacting physicians and medicine.
Physician/Hospital Integration: Is It In Your Future? Saturday, March 31
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David N. Gans, MSHA, FACMPE, administers research and development at the Medical Group Management Association, and described trends in integration of physicians and hospitals, as well as how each affect practice economics, physician income, and health care costs.
Jerry Kennett, MD, Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, Mo., and Keith Ratcliff, MD, Patients First, Washington, Mo., discussed physician quality measurement and the benefits of measuring processes and outcomes.