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It depends. If the quality improvement project led by residents included accredited CME and physicians as learners, then yes. If the quality improvement project did not include accredited CME, then...
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No. The provider can involve students from any health profession as planners and faculty of CME activities for Criterion 25.
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No. Criterion 24 requires that patients and/or public representatives are involved as planners and faculty of CME activities. The same people do not need to be involved as both planners...
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Yes. Patients/families who serve as planners or faculty in CME would be in a position to control content and therefore the requirements for identifying and disclosing relevant financial relationships and...
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Not necessarily. Interdisciplinary has a different meaning than interprofessional. Interdisciplinary refers to multiple specialties – for example, cardiologists, endocrinologists, and nephrologists. Our intent with Criterion 23 is for CME providers...
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No. Criterion 23 rewards interprofessional continuing education (IPCE), where representatives from at least two professions— representative of the target audience for the activity—are included as planners and faculty.
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No. The accredited provider can define the role of faculty for their CME activities.
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No. The accredited provider can define the role of planners for their CME activities.
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Relevant financial relationships are financial relationships in any amount, which occurred in the twelve-month period preceding the time that an individual was asked to assume a role controlling content of...
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The provider can set its own goals and offer evidence for how achieving those goals has contributed to the improvement in health outcomes for the individuals and/or communities they serve.
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Yes. Providers can measure patient or community health improvement using a variety of approaches that can include self-reporting by patients and other community members.
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Patient or community health are the health characteristics or outcomes related to individuals or to groups of individuals within a geographic location, service area, or other grouping. Health and health...
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No, collaboration is not limited to a single institution. Collaboration can occur within, or in connection with, a healthcare institution such as a hospital or health system, but it can...
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Criterion 37 is an opportunity for ACCME to recognize and reward the contribution of a provider’s CME program to improving care processes and system performance. The provider can use quality...
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Healthcare quality improvement refers to improvements in clinical care processes or systems.
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Healthcare quality improvement refers to improvements in clinical care processes or systems. The provider would be expected to describe and provide data that demonstrates the healthcare quality improvement achieved with the...
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Yes. You would need to show that, through your CME activities, you are collaborating in the process of healthcare quality improvement and demonstrate that the activity/activities resulted in healthcare quality...
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No. The expectation of Criterion 36 is that the provider measures and demonstrates performance improvement for any learners (physicians or other learners) who participate in the accredited educational activities.

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