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Patient Care Quality

Coverage and Delivery Reform | Hospital Payment and Quality | Physician Payment and Quality

Through its policy and regulatory efforts, and a number of member-driven initiatives, the AAMC works with its member teaching hospitals and medical schools to advance health care quality, performance improvement, and patient safety in academic medical centers.

AAMC Quality Initiatives

The AAMC is working with its member teaching hospitals and medical schools to advance health care quality, performance improvement, and patient safety in academic medical centers through a number of initiatives, including Best Practices for Better and the Integrating Quality initiative.


News and Updates


Community Comment Letter to FDA Regarding the Training of Health Care Providers on Pain Management and Safe Use of Opioid Analgesics

July 11, 2017

The Conjoint Committee on Continuing Education (CCCE), a national coalition of 26 organizations in the professions of medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy, physician assistants and nurse practitioners, is pleased to respond to the FDA’s call for comments on training health care providers on pain management and safe use of opioid analgesics


AAMC Commends Senate Finance Committee on Chronic Care Bill

May 19, 2017

The Senate Finance Committee May 18 approved, 26-0, the Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act of 2017 (S. 870).


HPNEC Letter to Appropriations Leaders Urging at least FY 2016 Funding for Title VII and Title VIII programs

February 23, 2017

The AAMC joined 54 members of the Health Professions and Nursing Education Coalition (HPNEC)on a Oct. 14 letter to House and Senate Appropriations Committee leadership urgingthem to provide, at aminimum, the FY 2016 funding levels for Health Resources andServices Administration (HRSA)’s Title VII health professions and Title VIII nursing workforce development programs, including the HealthCareers Opportunity Program (HCOP),in the final FY 2017 Labor-H appropriations bill.


On Patient Care


Testimony and Correspondence