Live Care Delivery and Payment: Professional Satisifaction/Sustainability
As the nation’s health care system continues to evolve, the AMA is dedicated to helping physicians navigate the environment successfully by ensuring sustainable physician practices that result in good health outcomes for patients and greater professional satisfaction for physicians. Participants in this program will learn about the AMA’s work and research involving 30 diverse physician practices across six states. Designed to better understand which payment models promote satisfaction and sustainability in different practice settings, this research is aimed at identify critical factors for success. The results of this work will inform AMA policies and shape AMA services in ways that will enable physicians to thrive well into the future. Should you have technical questions, please contact the AMA Unified Service Center at 1-800-621-8335. Should you have any questions regarding this activity, please contact Katie Tinney at or 312-464-5450.
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Care Delivery and Payment: Professional Satisfaction/Sustainability 
Release Date:
Saturday, November 16, 2013  9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m., (EST) (60 minutes)
Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center - Potomac Ballroom D

At the end of this activity, physicians should be able to:

  1. Describe the scope of the work and research conducted by the AMA with RAND Health related to physician satisfaction.
  2. Discuss the key findings from the research.
  3. Summarize how the AMA is planning to address causes of physician practice dissatisfaction.  

Target Audience
This activity is designed for all physicians with clinical and administrative responsibilities.  

Statement of Need
There is a need to provide education on the key findings from the AMA's research on physician satisfaction and practice sustainability, particularly in understanding how the AMA plans to address the causes of physician practice dissatisfaction. 

Statement of Competency
This activity is designed to address the following ABMS/ACGME competencies: practice-based learning and improvement. 

Accreditation Statement
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
The American Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Planning Committee
Mary Kelly - AMA CME Program Committee
John Spurlock, MD - Secretary, OMSS Governing Council and Chair of OMSS 2013 Education Program Planning Committee/AMA
Matthew Gold, MD - Alternate Delegate, OMSS Governing Council/AMA
Gale Hazen, MD - Member-at-Large B, OMSS Governing Council/AMA
Raj Lap, MD - OMSS Representative/AMA
Dolleen Licciardi, MD - OMSS Representative/AMA
Arthur D. Snow, Jr., MD - Chair, OMSS Governing Council/AMA
Melvyn Sterling, MD - OMSS Representative/AMA
David J. Welsh, MD - Vich Chair, OMSS Governing Council/AMA
James DeNuccio, MBA, FACHE - Director, Physicians in Practice/AMA
Kathryn Tinney, MEd - Program Development Administrator, OMSS/AMA
Keith Voogd - Senior Policy Analyst, OMSS/AMA

Jay Crosson, MD - Group Vice President, Physician Satisfaction/Care Delivery, AMA

Disclosure Statement
The content of this activity does not relate to any product of a commercial interest as defined by the ACCME; therefore, neither the planners nor the faculty have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Receiving Your CME Credit
In order to receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, you must complete the evaluation.

Hardware/software Requirements
Adobe Flash 9.0.115 or above

Audio speakers or headphones

Screen resolution of 800X600 or higher.

MS Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher, Firefox, Opera, Safari, etc.
Adobe Reader 5.0 or higher.

Should you have any questions regarding the content of this activity, please contact Katie Tinney at or 312-464-5450.

Should you have technical questions, please contact the AMA Unified Service Center at 800-621-8335. 

Type:  Live Activity
Activity Price
72 Registered Users
1 Credits> AMA> AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

0 Credits> AMA> Certificate of Participation for Non-Physicians