Criterion 27

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March 30, 2017
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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Overview of Criterion 27 from the ACCME Menu of Criteria for Accreditation with Commendation by Dr. Graham McMahon.

>>McMAHON: Our care environment extends beyond the walls of our operating rooms, or our ambulatory care clinic, or our patient care room in a hospital. Ultimately, to...

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March 30, 2017
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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Yes. In the context of your organization and the learners you serve, patients who elect to have surgery could be the collective "population" referenced in Criterion 27.

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March 30, 2017
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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Yes. By teaching learners how to conduct community health education, you are teaching them a strategy they can use to achieve improvements in population health. 

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

The Director of Nutrition Services recognized the barriers facing many patients who are referred for nutrition counseling. The patients had limited access to affordable fresh fruits and vegetables, were not well educated on how to...

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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

An accredited medical specialty society described how it collaborated in the development of a new payment model. Working with a managed care organization, a group of society members examined incentive models...

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March 30, 2017
Published on:
Thursday, March 30, 2017

The ACCME does not require providers to use a particular definition of public or population health. As one suggestion, a 1988 Institute of Medicine (IOM) report offered a condensed definition of public...

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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 addresses factors beyond clinical care that affect the health of populations.