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ABSTRACT: A Multifaceted Initiative to Improve Clinician Awareness of Pain Management Disparities

Patients belonging to some racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups are at risk of receiving suboptimal pain management. This study identifies health care provider attitudes, knowledge, and practices regarding the treatment of chronic pain in vulnerable patient populations and assesses whether a certified continuing medical education CME intervention can improve knowledge

ABSTRACT: A Clinician Performance Initiative to Improve Quality of Care for Patients with Osteoporosis

Abstract Background: Osteoporosis is a widespread but largely preventable disease. Improved adherence to screening and treatment recommendations is needed to reduce fracture and mortality rates. Additionally, clinicians face increasing demands to demonstrate proficient quality patient care aligning with evidence-based standards. Methods: A three-stage, clinician-focused performance improvement (PI) continuing medical education