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Physician in Management: Quality

Health care organizations are increasingly adopting quality improvement methods and techniques to minimize waste, decrease errors, increase efficiency and ultimately improve patient care. Gain clarity about what you are trying to accomplish, what you can change to improve quality, and how you will know that improvement has occurred. Learn how you can implement quality measures more successfully within health care organizations.

This course is in the Physician in Management Seminar Series.

7.0 Total CME

7.0 Core Credits - CPE

7.0 Core Credits - Masters

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Course Objectives

  • Summarize quality improvement theories and frameworks.
  • Examine the role of finance in quality improvement programs, and articulate and demonstrate the relationship between quality and cost.
  • Define data collection, measurement and analysis tools and techniques.
  • Compare internal and external performance against the identified quality standards and practices and against national quality initiatives (including patient safety).
  • Explore the historical context of quality and safety with an emphasis on how this fits into health reform.

Method of Participation

To complete this program successfully and claim credit, participants must follow these steps:

  • Read the educational objectives provided on the course summary page.
  • Attend the sessions or watch all the video lectures for this course (if applicable).
  • Read any course materials and complete any required activities.
  • Complete the course evaluation and post-test via your dashboard on the Association website. Successful completion of a given activity's post-test requires a minimum 75% passing score prior to claiming CME credit, with three attempts allowed.
  • CME certificates will be available for printing after claiming CME credit.
  • Estimated time for course completion is equivalent to the CME credit hours.

Key Dates

Original Course Release Date: July 2015

Course Expiration Date: July 2018

Access to Course Expires: 365 days from purchase date of course

 

Disclosures

Planner Disclosure: The planners (American Association for Physician Leadership® staff) for this activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Faculty Disclosure: The faculty for this activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Accreditation

The American Association for Physician Leadership® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for physicians.

Designation

The American Association for Physician Leadership® designates this enduring material for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Cancellation Policy

Registrations are eligible for full refund or transfer to another course (that occurs within 12 months) for up to 72 hours after purchase. A $100 processing fee applies to cancellations or transfers after 72 hours but before 30 days have elapsed. Cancellations after 30 days from purchase date are not eligible for refund or transfer.

Registrations may not be transferred to another person at any time. All refunds will be issued to the original form of payment. Refunds or transfers are not available if testing has occurred or CME is claimed.

Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) and Association of American Medical Colleges’ (“AAMC”) joint initiative (ABMS MOC Directory) to create a wide array of Maintenance of Certification (“MOC”) Activities, Physician in Management: Leadership has met the MOC requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) by the following ABMS Member Boards:

Allergy and Immunology
Anesthesiology
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Family Medicine
Nuclear Medicine
Ophthalmology
Pathology
Preventive Medicine
Psychiatry and Neurology
Radiology
Thoracic Surgery
Urology

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