WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 3, 2018) – The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) has released the 2018 U.S. Medical Regulatory Trends and Actions Report. The report, published every two years, serves as a public resource to raise awareness about the work of the nation’s state medical boards.
This report provides a detailed overview of individual state medical boards' structure, operation and requirements. It utilizes charts to allow readers to compare the activities and data of state boards as well as information about disciplinary and licensing trends nationally.
The FSMB issues an annual report each year, highlighting its activities and strategic priorities. The report contains information about FSMB leaders and includes photos and statistics.
JMR is a quarterly, peer-reviewed scholarly publication that explores trends and issues impacting the regulatory community and health care.
The FSMB’s biennial census is the most accurate assessment available of demographic and practice information about the nation’s actively licensed physicians.
In 2017, the FSMB hosted a summit meeting of representatives of medical organizations, government agencies and patient safety groups to discuss issues related to information sharing and reporting impacting patient safety. This report summarizes the meeting and makes recommendations.
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