Tag : PI CME

ABSTRACT: Impact of a Performance Improvement CME activity on the care and treatment of patients with psoriasis

BACKGROUND: The Performance Improvement (PI) CME format improves physician performance in other specialties but data are lacking in dermatology. OBJECTIVE: We sought to assess the impact of a PI CME activity on physician practice patterns for patients with psoriasis, which was developed, implemented, and evaluated by the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), in

ABSTRACT: The long-term impact of a performance improvement continuing medical education intervention on osteoporosis screening

INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this study is to determine whether a performance improvement continuing medical education (PI CME) initiative that utilizes quality improvement (QI) principles is effective in producing sustainable change in practice to improve the screening of patients at risk for osteoporosis. METHODOLOGY: A health care center participated in a PI CME

ABSTRACT: Impact of a Performance Improvement CME activity on the care and treatment of patients with psoriasis

BACKGROUND: The Performance Improvement (PI) CME format improves physician performance in other specialties but data are lacking in dermatology. OBJECTIVE: We sought to assess the impact of a PI CME activity on physician practice patterns for patients with psoriasis, which was developed, implemented, and evaluated by the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), in

ABSTRACT: Impact of Performance Improvement Continuing Medical Education on Cardiometabolic Risk Factor Control

INTRODUCTION: The Consortium for Southeastern Hypertension Control (COSEHC) implemented a study to assess benefits of a performance improvement continuing medical education (PI CME) activity focused on cardiometabolic risk factor management in primary care patients. METHODS: Using the plan-do-study-act (PDSA) model as the foundation, this PI CME activity aimed at improving practice gaps by

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

ABSTRACT: Preventive intervention in diabetes: a new model for continuing medical education

Competence and skills in overcoming clinical inertia for diabetes treatment, and actually supporting and assisting the patient through adherence and compliance (as opposed to just reiterating what they "should" be doing and then assigning them the blame if they fail) is a key component to success in addressing diabetes, and

ABSTRACT: Improving clinician performance of inpatient venous thromboembolism risk assessment and prophylaxis.

Clinicians are aware of the importance of thromboprophylaxis, and that the application of measures to prevent venous thromboembolism (VTE) occurrence in hospitalized patients must be improved. To enhance clinician execution of appropriate steps to reduce the risk of inpatient VTE, a performance improvement (PI) continuing medical education (CME) initiative consisting