population health

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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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No. Criterion 28 requires that the accredited provider work with outside organizations to more effectively address population health issues. Such internal collaborations, however, could support the provider’s compliance with other...

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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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March 30, 2017
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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Overview of Criterion 28 from the ACCME Menu of Criteria for Accreditation with Commendation by Dr. Graham McMahon.

>>McMAHON: Engaging in the community requires us to develop relationships with that community, and ultimately that's likely to be enhanced if you can form relationships...

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March 30, 2017
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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, 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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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

A provider collaborated with a multi-disciplinary group of health, social services, advocacy, law, and immigration agencies, and organizations to address human trafficking. The group shared resources and...

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March 30, 2017
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Thursday, March 30, 2017

No. For Criterion 28, the provider must demonstrate how collaborations augment its ability to address population health issues, but does not have to demonstrate these approaches with examples of CME activities.

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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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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. Criterion 28 requires that the accredited provider work with outside organizations to more effectively address population health issues.

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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
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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 24, 2015
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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Dino Rumoro, DO, FACEP, Chair of Emergency Medicine; Tanya Friese, DNP, CNL, Manager of Continuing Nursing Education; and Mary Grantner, MA, Director of Interprofessional Continuing Education, Rush University Medical Center,...

>>KOPELOW: So, let’s talk about patients in the continuing professional education process. The World Health Organization, when they define interprofessional collaborative practice and interprofessional education, they said...