Accreditation and Joint Accreditation Decisions, Compliance Data Review
The ACCME has released the executive summary of its Board of Directors meeting, held July 11– 12, 2013 at its Chicago offices. The ACCME ratified 60 accreditation and reaccreditation decisions. This included 17 CME providers that received Accreditation with Commendation (28%), which confers a 6-year term of accreditation. The list of accredited providers on our Web site has been updated to reflect the July 2013 accreditation decisions.
The Board reviewed accreditation decision trends from November 2008 through July 2013. The ACCME has reviewed 838 providers using the 2006 Accreditation Criteria. The proportion of CME providers achieving Accreditation with Commendation has increased, from 3% of providers in the November 2008 cohort to 28% in the July 2013 cohort. The proportion of CME providers receiving Accreditation with a progress report has dropped over this period, from 51% in the November 2008 cohort to 27% in the July 2013 cohort.