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Assessing Teamwork Skills (POLL)

By on February 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

Many people see teamwork as a competency that can only be addressed at a systems-level, where the entire team, comprised of all its members, is evaluated as a unit. However, each individual in the team brings unique skills and values that influence their own individual work within the unit and affect their ability to effectively [...]

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Automated Scoring of Complex Performance Tasks: Caring for a Sick Patient

By on February 19, 2015 | 2 Comments

Developing assessments that can be reliably administered for large-scale activities like certification and licensure is a very difficult task. Demands for immediate or short-delay score reporting are often in conflict with the needs for high levels of authenticity and face validity in assessment.

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Open- or Closed-Book Exams? (VIDEO)

By on February 13, 2015 | 9 Comments

Health care leaders weigh in on the pros and cons of open- vs. closed-book exams.

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How can technological advances be used to improve physician assessment?

By on January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

A look at how technological advances are changing assessment, particularly test design and content.

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Cost Effectiveness in Health Care (POLL)

By on January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

How should issues around cost be considered? Weigh in.

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The Physician’s Role in Reducing Costs (VIDEO)

By on January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

In a new video, leaders in health care discuss the physician’s role in reducing costs. Take the poll and share your thoughts.

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Changing Technology and Physicians of the Future (VIDEO)

By on January 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

What will the fast-paced changes in technology mean for physicians in the future? Health care leaders discuss what the health care landscape will look like.

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Online Physician Ratings (POLL)

By on December 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

Who do patients trust to report information on the quality of care their doctor provides? What do they want to know? Weigh in…

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How Do Patient Online Doctor Ratings Rate?

By on December 4, 2014 | 3 Comments

Do patient online ratings of physicians correlate to trusted measures of high-quality care and outcomes?

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Building the Patient-Physician Relationship (VIDEO)

By on November 21, 2014 | 4 Comments

Prominent health care leaders discuss the future of physicians and the patient experience of care in the constantly evolving world of health care.

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