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Apr 26, 2013, 08:40 ET ACPE Names Brigham and Women's Hospital Winner of 2013 Leape Ahead Award

 The American College of Physician Executives (ACPE) is pleased to announce the selection of Brigham and Women's Hospital as the winner of the...


Mar 26, 2013, 08:30 ET 'Lessons Learned,' New Book from ACPE, Profiles 24 Women in Health Care Leadership

While more than 50 percent of the students enrolled in medical school are now women, the number who go on to hold top-tier leadership positions in...


Mar 12, 2013, 08:35 ET ACPE Poll Shows Most Physician Leaders Expect Impact from Sequestration

 From a drop in Medicare reimbursement to scaled-back funding for research and training programs, a majority of physician leaders say their...


Jan 16, 2013, 08:35 ET ACPE Survey Finds Most Physician Leaders Skeptical of Online Ratings

 Google a physician's name and you're likely to come up with a dozen consumer websites that claim to rate doctors. But a new survey found that...


Sep 07, 2012, 08:30 ET ACPE Announces Support for IOM Call for Improved Use of Data and Technology in Health Care

 The American College of Physician Executives (ACPE), which represents nearly 11,000 high-level physician leaders in all types of health care...


Aug 23, 2012, 07:45 ET New Book from ACPE Helps Physicians Improve Health Care Quality, Patient Safety

As Congress continues to debate health care reform, a new book published by the American College of Physician Executives (ACPE) gives physicians...


Jul 26, 2012, 08:05 ET American College of Physician Executives Testifies Before House Subcommittee on Medicare Payment System Challenges

 The current Medicare payment system is irreparably flawed and a new, more permanent solution must be reached, the president of the American...


Jul 05, 2012, 08:10 ET Poll Finds 60 Percent of Physician Leaders Support Supreme Court Decision on ACA

An online poll of physicians who lead hospitals, health systems and large group practices across the U.S. found that more than 60 percent of...


Jun 14, 2012, 07:50 ET ACPE Announces Support for IOM's CEO Checklist for High Value Health Care

The American College of Physician Executives (ACPE), which represents more than 10,000 high-level physician leaders in all types of health care...


Jun 05, 2012, 07:40 ET ACPE Launches New Online Journal for Emerging Physician Leaders

 The American College of Physician Executives (ACPE) today announced the launch of LeadDoc, a new online journal aimed specifically at medical...


May 31, 2012, 08:10 ET American College of Physician Executives Supports Alternative to SGR Medicare Funding Formula

The American College of Physician Executives (ACPE) today informed the House Ways and Means Committee it supports the creation of a more permanent...


Apr 30, 2012, 08:10 ET Dr. Lawrence Riddles Named President of the American College of Physician Executives

The American College of Physician Executives (ACPE) today announced the selection of the new members and officers of the 2012-13 Board of...


Feb 20, 2012, 07:40 ET ACPE Announces Winner of Award Named in Honor of Dr. Lucian Leape

 The American College of Physician Executives (ACPE) is pleased to announce the selection of Helen DeVos Children's Hospital as the winner of...


Oct 18, 2011, 08:15 ET ACPE Announces New Award in Honor of Dr. Lucian Leape

The American College of Physician Executives today announced the creation of a new award aimed at medical schools and teaching hospitals making...


Oct 04, 2011, 08:15 ET Dr. Peter Angood Chosen to Lead American College of Physician Executives

The American College of Physician Executives (ACPE) today announced the selection of Peter B. Angood, MD, as its new chief executive...


Apr 05, 2011, 07:50 ET ACPE Launches New Master's Degree with Thomas Jefferson University

The American College of Physician Executives and Thomas Jefferson University School of Population Health in Philadelphia are teaming up to offer an...


Mar 04, 2011, 08:10 ET Silbaugh to Step Down as ACPE CEO

Barry Silbaugh, MD, CEO of the American College of Physician Executives, announced today that he will be stepping down at the end of this...


Oct 14, 2009, 07:40 ET New Course for Physicians Targets Dangerous Medical Errors

When systems fail in the health care world, the results can be deadly. So creating the most reliable, safest system possible is always a...


Apr 14, 2009, 07:48 ET Physician Executives and Nurses Team Up to Fight Disruptive Behavior

ACPE and AONE announce new partnership Screaming matches in the OR. Surgical instruments hurled across the room. Ominous threats, biting insults...


Mar 10, 2009, 07:30 ET Survey Results: Health Care Technology Advances as Physician Frustration Grows

More physician leaders are embracing technological advances, such as electronic medical records, but most still consider them clunky and...


Sep 18, 2008, 01:00 ET Dr. Barry Silbaugh Chosen to Lead American College of Physician Executives

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The American College of Physician Executives (ACPE) today announced the selection of Barry R. Silbaugh,...


May 28, 2008, 01:00 ET Poll Finds That Physicians Long for Political Action

TAMPA, Fla., May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new poll of doctors across the country finds that physicians desperately want to play a bigger...


May 02, 2007, 01:00 ET Survey Results: Doctors' Patient Safety Efforts Blocked by Many Obstacles

TAMPA, Fla., May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- One doctor says his hospital is "reusing disposable instruments in the OR (operating room) to save a little...


Oct 30, 2006, 00:00 ET Survey Results: U.S. Doctors Discouraged, Low Morale Prevalent

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctors are exhausted. They're burned out. The stress of their work is causing marital and family discord....


Mar 06, 2006, 00:00 ET Doctors, Patients Demand Apologies for Medical Errors

TAMPA, Fla., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Two new national polls show widespread support for doctors and hospitals to fully disclose medical errors...