healthcare improvement

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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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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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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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Thursday, March 30, 2017

A provider with a strategic focus on prenatal care collaborated with the county health department. The health department shared data about community utilization of pre-natal care, and helped disseminate information about accessible...

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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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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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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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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...

The content or format of a CME activity or its related materials must promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest....