Criterion 37

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Not necessarily. Strategies to meet the expectations of Criterion 37 do not necessarily include the demonstration of improved learner performance (Criterion 36). 

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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 measures that...

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This tutorial offers educational resources to help providers attain compliance with Criteria 36-38 in the “Achieves Outcomes” category of 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 improvement at least...

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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 also occur more...

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The provider's patient safety committee observes an increase in post-surgical infections and collaborates with hospital leadership, the CME department, nursing education, and operating room technicians to...

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Overview of Criterion 37 from the ACCME Menu of Criteria for Accreditation with Commendation by Dr. Graham McMahon.

>>McMAHON: Ultimately, we're effective when we can create change, or at least maintain and sustain meaningful practice improvement. This particular criteria is designed to reinforce the importance of not just...

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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...

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In one example submitted, the provider describes its collaboration with the state health department to develop and implement an educational campaign to address obstacles to primary care physicians' and nurse practitioners' optimal...

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Healthcare quality improvement refers to improvements in clinical care processes or systems.

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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 demonstrates healthcare quality improvement.