Resources & Information

Nov 13 2015

Responding to “trivial” complaints: Frustrating but necessary


Article summary:
• NCMB staff handle about 25 percent of patient complaints per year without the need for a written licensee response
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Nov 13 2015

See what the public sees

Have you ever looked yourself up on NCMB’s website? It can be illuminating to see what visitors to your page find when they view your… Read More…
Nov 13 2015

NCMB’s Licensee Information page and Board Certification


Article summary:
• NCMB’s position on Board Certification has evolved over time
• Boards not affiliated with ABMS, AOA or RCPSC may… Read More…
Nov 13 2015

New compliance program encourages complete online licensee profiles

North Carolina law requires licensed physicians and physician assistants (PAs) to report certain information, such as practice address and current area of practice, to the… Read More…
Nov 13 2015

NCMB opioid position statement to be adopted statewide by July 2016

A provision of the 2015 state appropriations act, which the Governor signed into law in September, will make NCMB’s policy on the use of prescription… Read More…
Nov 13 2015

Board Meeting Summary — September 2015

NCMB meets during odd numbered months (January, March, May, etc.) Due to this schedule, Board meeting minutes are not available until approximately two months after… Read More…
Nov 13 2015

The elephant in the room: Ways to cope with the needs of our most experienced physicians

A few weeks ago, I spent a weekend visiting with my cousins, Dan Gasby and Barbara Smith, best known as B. Smith. Over the last… Read More…
Aug 27 2015

Help make this newsletter better

Help us improve the Forum! We are collecting feedback from all our licensees in order to determine how we can make the Forum more readable,… Read More…
Aug 27 2015

The NCMB has a new website!

The new site, which launched in June, was redesigned with two main goals in mind. First, the new site is mobile optimized to give visitors… Read More…
Aug 27 2015

Quarterly Board Actions Report | February - April 2015

The Board actions listed below are published in an abbreviated format. The report does not include non-prejudicial actions such as reentry agreements and non-disciplinary consent… Read More…