Florida wins best medical board award
NEWS IN BRIEF — Posted June 13, 2005
The Florida Board of Osteopathic Medicine received the "Best of the Boards Award" at the 2005 Administrators in Medicine annual meeting in Dallas. The Florida board received the award due to its increased accessibility to care for indigent patients.
"I congratulate the board for its national recognition," said Dept. of Health Secretary John O. Agwunobi, MD, MPH. "By diligently working to regulate Florida's medical professionals, the board and Florida's Division of Medical Quality Assurance are setting a national standard of excellence."
AIM is a nonprofit organization that supports medical administrators for licensing and regulatory authorities to advance public safety.
Note: This item originally appeared at http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2005/06/13/prbf0613.htm.