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Common Medical Licensing Misconceptions- First Edition

Getting the application to the medical board is the most important part of starting my license…   Humans are linear thinkers- we like timelines and rational processes and we really like our numbers to run in sequence: 1, 2, 3, 4, etc.; so we get easily frustrated and panicky when is seems like a process […]

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FCVS: What You Need To Know

Federation Credentials Verification Service (FCVS) We run into questions regarding FCVS on a daily basis. What do they do? What don’t they do?  Here are some of the basics:

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Doctors Work on ‘Webside Manner’ As Telemedicine Becomes More Popular

Get ready to text your doctor.     by Erika Fry – @ErikaFry – NOVEMBER 2, 2016, 7:41 PM EST   Reposted by Physician Licensing Service admin – 11/17/2016     Why go to the doctor, when you can just Skype or text her? That may sound glib, but these days, it’s a serious question. And […]

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What telemedicine, Blockbuster and Netflix have in common

We saw it with video, we saw it with banking, and now we’re seeing it with digital health. Originally posted By Jeff Oldham – November 14, 2016 Reposted by Physician Licensing Service – November 16, 2016 Having all of your information available on one digital platform is the new norm, and it’s no wonder healthcare is moving […]

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Practicing medicine across state lines: 5 things to know about the medical license debate

Should medical licenses become more like drivers’ licenses? There are some who think so, according to a report in The Bulletin. States currently have different medical licensing standards and it’s a time-consuming process to obtain a medical license in multiple states. Yet with the inter-connectivity growing in the United States, and mobility more prevalent, there are some physicians […]

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International Medical Graduates Must Know This Information

Medical Licensing Experts have put together a quick guide of minimum requirements for International Medical Graduates.   While each medical board has a measure of independence and control over specific licensing requirements, there is a minimum satisfactory guideline that must be met for all international graduates. I have outlined the guidelines below:   1.)    You […]

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Reading, Pennsylvania Hospital to Debut $354M Expanded ER, Trauma Center

  Reading Hospital, which has the busiest emergency department in Pennsylvania, will open its expanded $354 million emergency room and trauma center. The new Reading HealthPlex for Advanced Surgical & Patient Care opens Monday./Contributed photo   Original By Wendy Solomon, October 14, 2016 at 10:38 AM   Reposted by Physician Licensing Service     The new […]

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PLS Celebrates 20 years of Licensing Physicians

PHYSICIAN LICENSING SERVICE is the oldest and most established medical licensing service in North America now in it’s 20th year of serving physicians Posted 10/17/2016 by Admin We are pleased to announce a milestone in the medical licensing service industry with Physician Licensing Service in it’s 20th year of licensing physicians in North America. This […]

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Why Medical Licensing In Puerto Rico Is So Difficult, Part II

In this installment of Why Medical Licensing in Puerto Rico Is So Difficult, we will cover some eligibility requirements, time-frames & expectations. What you need to know: Expiration:  Applications usually expire after 1 year from the date it is received by the Board This Board does not accept FCVS profiles. Interview:  Not required The Board loses an average […]

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Why Medical Licensing In Puerto Rico Is So Difficult, Part 1

If you’ve ever made event the most rudimentary inquiries into researching the requirements for a Physician License in Puerto Rico, then you’ve likely come up against an impenetrable wall.  The Puerto Rico Medical Board won’t answer their phones of e-mails most of the time, and doesn’t even have a useable website containing pertinent information – […]

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