A PI (CME) Success Story

February 2, 2010 at 7:44 pm Leave a comment

Here is a story of a successful improvement initiative. Take a look at the case study. Some CME is included in the interventions but I didn’t see anything about PI CME. This looks to me like a good fit for a PI CME effort. Physicians could have earned an additional 20 credits for participation. An opportunity missed?

Process-of-care measures help hospital stand out nationally

Fierce Healthcare, February 1, 2010 By Caralyn Davis

……….”One key: Western Baptist has multidisciplinary performance improvement teams for each core measure set, and every team has a physician champion with a formalized, compensated role. “The hospital contracts with physicians to: 1) provide reports and updates at medical staff meetings on core measure performance and proposed quality improvement initiatives; 2) review core measure performance data and instances of noncompliance; and 3) meet one-on-one with the physicians involved in cases that fall out of compli­ance,” says the report……”

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Entry filed under: Improvement.

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