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Maintaining the sanity of maintenance of certification

As you know, MOC is a program initiated by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) that requires demonstration of ongoing attainment of medical knowledge, practice assessment of quality, patient safety, ... We also share membership and leadership
June 2014

Use caution when seeking medical information online

Knowing when to use each ensures the physician makes the correct diagnosis, and preserves the patient's confidence. ... Arora, who focuses on medical education, quality improvement and patient safety in her work.
July 2011


Death was the most commonly recorded patient outcome, ranging from 15% to 48% of outcomes noted in malpractice claims. ... and risk management systems as a priority for those interested in promoting patient safety.”.
July 2013

Patients with diabetes facing vision loss at ever-earlier ages

Schneider, chief of patient safety and quality officer at Abington Memorial Hospital in Abington, Pa. ... Refer to a specialist and follow up. Any patient with prediabetes, diabetes or hypertension should see an ophthalmologist.
April 2013

CMS charts the way to a new Medicare payment system

If an outcome measure is not available, then a clinician can select a “high-priority measure” (e.g., appropriate use, patient safety, efficiency, patient experience, and care coordination measures). ... for clinicians to select from, including
June 2016

Patients have a right to access personal health information

make decisions about the patient, such as quality reporting, patient safety activities, or practitioner performance evaluations. ... Detailed guidance on providing patient access to personal health information, including grounds for denial of access, is
April 2016

Should doctors worry about online ratings?

Both studies carry a lesson for doctors: Patient satisfaction extends beyond patient-physician rapport, said Dr. ... Susan Shepard, RN, director of patient safety education for The Doctors Company, a physician insurance provider, pointed out that
September 2010

Positioning your practice for a new payment system

Practice improvement. In this part of MIPS, physicians will get credit for their clinical quality improvement activities, as well as for transitioning to the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model or ... Practice improvement activities might include
January 2016

Four days in May

s health, the gender pay gap affecting female physicians, hate crimes as a public health issue, patient safety in the office-based ambulatory setting, reinvention of performance measures to make them ... reduce the crushing administrative burden on
July 2017

Practice Tips: Overcoming language barriers in your practice

Quality care and patient safety depend on effective communication between patient and physician (as well as office staff). ... code). It is important to document the time evaluating the patient, coordinating care, and counseling.
June 2014

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