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Common Medical Licensing Misconceptions – Part Two

Common Medical Licensing Misconceptions, Part Two My current state license already verified my medical school and post graduate training. Can’t another state just get the results from them?   “Primary Source Verification” is a commonly misunderstood concept in the licensing and credentialing process.   Many applicants are unaware that their methodical information (exams, medical school […]

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When to Hire a Medical Licensing Company – Part One

When to Hire a Medical Licensing Company- Part One   In a perfect world, medical licensing would not be as onerous or difficult as it is in reality and you would not have to decide whether to pursue licensing on your own or hire an independent medical licensing agency to assist you.   There are […]

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Common Medical Licensing Misconceptions

Common Medical Licensing Misconceptions   1.     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 […]

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Celebrating 16 Years!

About Physician Licensing Service Now in our 16th year of business, Physician Licensing Service has been changing the face of healthcare licensure.  We have developed a proven system to remove the barriers common to state medical licenses and get doctors practicing in record time.  Our business model focuses on simplifying the process for all involved […]

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A New Year, A Better Way

. A new year habitually sets the stage for heightened initiative, energy, and commitment. We revisit our core values to actualize our goals so that we may propel along the continuum of progress & achievement. And as our staff members here at Physician Licensing Service realign themselves personally and individually to offer their best selves […]

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Important Information for Physicians Licensed in Kentucky

Recent legislation in Kentucky requires all physicians licensed in Kentucky authorized to prescribe or dispense controlled substances to register with the eKASPER system. This includes physicians who are licensed in Kentucky and practicing out of state. Failure to register may result in action against a physician’s license. Registration is free & available at http://chfs.ky.gov/os/oig/KASPER.htm.

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Physicians Burning Out

New research shows that U.S. physicians suffer from more burnout than other workers in the country. The study’s authors note several factors for the burnout, including the impact of indirect clinical tasks such as paperwork getting in the way of the physician-patient relationship. With the rising trends & growing demands on our overtaxed physicians & […]

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Collaboration & The Collective Brain

Matt Ridley: When Ideas Have Sex The concept of the meeting & mating of ideas, presented in this TEDTalk, draws importance to the profound nature of the collective brain. As Matt Ridley states, “Prosperity comes from everybody working for everybody else.  The sophistication of the modern world lies not in individual intelligence or imagination; it is a collective enterprise.” […]

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Giving Back To The Community

Medical Board of California: $105,000 in Awards for Recently-Licensed Physicians Almost 10 years ago, the Medical Board of California envisioned a loan repayment program to encourage recently licensed physicians to practice in underserved locations in California by authorizing a plan for repayment of their student loans (up to $105,000) in exchange for a minimum three-year […]

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Fee Increase at FSMB

The Federation of State Medical Boards has announced that effective January 1, 2011, USMLE examination score transcript fees will increase from $50 to $65 for one to two transcripts ordered at the same time. USMLE, FLEX, & SPEX exam transcripts are all affected by this fee increase.

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