He said there is good reason for that.
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“Participation in MOC may have fiscal advantages, and it may be closely linked to maintenance of your state medical license,” he said. “So those are two giant carrots, together with what I think is the most important carrot, which is to improve patient care. That, I think, ultimately will win the day.”
Dr. Miller said it is a great opportunity to get the best kind of education: feedback related specifically to your own work.
“In other words, this is what a diplomate does,” he said. “So then he/she can focus particularly on those areas that could be improved in things that you actually do and see the results of it.”