Criterion 26

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March 30, 2017
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Overview of Criterion 26 from the ACCME Menu of Criteria for Accreditation with Commendation by Dr. Graham McMahon.

>>McMAHON: Whether it's electronic health records, public health records, prescribing datasets, registries, this is very powerful information that can help us identify...

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

A provider planned a series of activities utilizing data from a national cardiology registry. Member clinicians contributed data into the registry and then received information about how their performance...

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March 30, 2017
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Thursday, March 30, 2017

No. The ACCME does not expect or require providers to use identifiable patient health or practice data. Providers should seek appropriate guidance from institutional policies and practices concerning the...

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

After recognizing that the rate of avoidable hospital readmissions was high, the accredited provider collaborated with colleagues in quality improvement to obtain data about unit-level use of best practices...

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March 30, 2017
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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Yes. The use of clinical registry data in your CME activities would be an example of compliance with Criterion 26, if the data in the registry are used to teach about healthcare improvement.  

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

This tutorial offers educational resources to help providers achieve compliance with Criteria 26-28 in the “Addresses Public Health Priorities” category of the...

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

The Infection Control Committee’s review of electronic health record (EHR) data indicated a high rate of patients contracting sepsis in the ICU. A task force was formed with representatives from the CME department, medical staff,...

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March 30, 2017
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Thursday, March 30, 2017
You do not need to teach learners how to conduct an analysis or synthesis of data. You do need to show that your activities include teaching about the collection and/or analysis and/or synthesis of...
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Thursday, September 29, 2016

This document contains a message from ACCME leadership, an overview of the...

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Friday, April 1, 2016

We are pleased to announce that the ACCME has adopted a Menu of New Criteria for Accreditation with Commendation —our mechanism for recognizing and celebrating organizations that excel as CME...

The provider advances the use of health and practice data for healthcare improvement.