Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB)
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FSMB: Draft Interstate Compact for Physician Licensure Nears Completion

The Federation of State Medical Boards unveiled an updated draft interstate compact for physician licensure. The Compact, which offers a streamlined alternative pathway for state-based licensure, would create a new process for faster licensing for...
25-Jul-2014 5:05 PM EDT

Federation of State Medical Boards Launches New Website

The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) has redesigned its website, found at www.fsmb.org. The new site’s improved structure and intuitive navigation provide an enhanced user-experience.
24-Jun-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Federation of State Medical Boards Releases 2014 Annual Report: 'Connecting for Success'

The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) has released its 2014 Annual Report, highlighting progress the FSMB has made over the last year on a number of its key initiatives. Included in the report are updates on FSMB’s advocacy and policy...
10-Jun-2014 6:00 PM EDT

Oklahoma Medical Board Streamlines Physician Licensure Process

The Uniform Application makes it easier for physicians to become licensed in multiple states by providing a “core” application used by the 23 state medical boards using the UA. It eliminates the need for physicians to re-enter data multiple...
4-Jun-2014 5:35 PM EDT

State Medical Boards Adopt Policy Guidelines for Safe Practice of Telemedicine

The Model Policy on the Appropriate Use of Telemedicine Technologies in the Practice of Medicine, adopted on April 26 by the Federation of State Medical Boards, provides much-needed guidance and a basic roadmap that state boards can use to ensure...
26-Apr-2014 7:00 PM EDT

Federation of State Medical Boards Offers Free Webcast of Annual Meeting

Federation of State Medical Boards Annual Meeting live webcast from Denver, Colorado on Thursday, April 24 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Mountain Time is free and open to the public.
21-Apr-2014 6:00 PM EDT

Journal of Medical Regulation Examines Impact of Health Care Workforce Issues in Special Edition

With U.S. demographics continuing to shift and the health care system experiencing rapid change in patient-care models, state medical boards will increasingly need to examine their policies related to scope of practice and other physician-workforce...
27-Feb-2014 7:00 PM EST

Federation of State Medical Boards and Partners Collaborate to Provide Educational Resources for Safe Prescribing of Opioid Analgesics

The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) and FSMB Foundation are collaborating with several partners to provide state medical boards with resources to educate health care professionals on the safe and responsible prescribing of extended-release...
21-Jan-2014 5:00 PM EST

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