Navigation Links
Mayo Clinic Recognized by Three Certifying Boards for Quality Improvement Activities
Date:1/27/2010

jointly, by all three boards. The three primary care boards expect to approve 2–4 additional portfolio sponsor organizations in the next three years as part of this effort.

"We are proud that Mayo Clinic is the first organization recognized by the three largest certifying boards and believe that this is a testament to Mayo's leadership in quality improvement," said Richard Berger, MD, Dean of the Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development. "We believe rigorous quality improvement efforts make better physicians, improve the systems of care that physicians work in, and, most importantly, enhance patient care, furthering Mayo Clinic's leadership in the practice of medicine. We are delighted that family physicians, internists, and pediatricians who are engaged in QI activities every day will receive MOC credit for their hard work."

Research has shown that fewer than 30% of physicians examine their own performance data, and physicians' ability to independently self-assess and self-evaluate is poor. Each certifying board requires physicians to look at their practice and make improvements.  Mayo Clinic has established QI activities in its clinical setting that meet the three primary care boards' requirements for improving performance in practice.

"We look forward to recognizing other programs that engage physicians in rigorous quality improvement activities," said James A. Stockman, MD, President and CEO of the American Board of Pediatrics. "Physicians want to deliver the best care possible to their patients, and these programs help them understand where improvement is needed and give them a structured environment to make positive changes."

Mayo Clinic's Quality Review Board will evaluate Mayo physicians' participation in structured QI activities to determine if they meet the boards' requirements for MOC. Among the requirements for MOC appro
'/>"/>

SOURCE American Board of Internal Medicine
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine news :

1. Banner Health Systems Adopts Quantros Regulatory Reporting Management (RRM) to Manage Clinical Quality and Performance Data and Support Improvements in Quality of Care
2. Health Systems, Hospitals and Universities Nationwide Chose Epocrates in 2009 for Trusted Point-of-Care Clinical Information
3. European Cancer Organization supports a revision of the EU Clinical Trials Directive
4. New Web-Based MethodOne Clinic Management Software
5. Mayo Clinic and IBM Advance Early Detection of Brain Aneurysms
6. Mayo Clinic and IBM advance early detection of brain aneurysms
7. Roche and Catalyst Resources Team to Explore RIA Healthcare Collaboration Solutions for Enhanced Clinical Diagnosis and Education
8. Sunquest Introduces the Integrated Clinical Environment Physician Portal to US Marketplace
9. HAPPYneuron Launches the First Online Professional Destination for Clinical Cognitive Training.
10. Post-Katrina New Orleans safety-net clinic patients report more efficient, affordable health care
11. Childrens Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota Calls on Local Artists for New Arts and Healing Initiative
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/6/2015)... Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 06, 2015 ... Ace Care, has recently announced that they will now ... replacement, for strata complexes in addition to commercial and ... large scale and require a lot of technical knowledge ... “When we do an installation we will take away ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... Chesapeake Regional Medical Center is ... to acquire Intuitive Surgical, Inc.’s latest model of ... includes enhanced surgical technique capabilities, which can be ... wide spectrum of specialties. Its advancements allow patients ... recovery times. , “As the only independent, community-based ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... 2015 Prime Pacific Health Innovations, ... to announce a new series of universal, one-time-use ... carbon footprint while improving treatment efficacy and saving ... the world’s first waste hose designed specifically ... hydrotherapists,” claims the company’s president, Mr. Delmar Vogel. ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... 06, 2015 The Beryl Institute announces ... of Patient Experience Journal (PXJ), an international, open access, ... understanding and improving patient experience. The second volume of ... conversation globally, helps align the voices engaged and provides ... Published in association with The Beryl Institute, Volume 2, ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... 2015 Animals make just as good friends ... good for your health. An Ohio veterinarian has ... he's seeing with health advantages of owning a pet. , ... comes to pet ownership, there are proven health benefits for ... Leffler of the Animal Medical Center of Streetsboro ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Pro Ace Care Now Does Air Conditioning Installation for Strata Complexes 2Health News:Chesapeake Regional Medical Center Obtains First da Vinci® XI Robotic Surgical System in Virginia 2Health News:Chesapeake Regional Medical Center Obtains First da Vinci® XI Robotic Surgical System in Virginia 3Health News:World’s First Compact Colon Hydrotherapy Speculum Kit 2Health News:World’s First Compact Colon Hydrotherapy Speculum Kit 3Health News:Patient Experience Journal Releases Spring 2015 Issue 2Health News:Veterinarian Supports 2015 HABRI Study Citing Increase in Health Advantages of Pet Owners 2Health News:Veterinarian Supports 2015 HABRI Study Citing Increase in Health Advantages of Pet Owners 3
... nursing,leader Sally Watkins, PhD(c), MS, RN, has been ... by the Washington State Nurses,Association (WSNA), the State,s ... "We are very fortunate to have in Sally ... patient and nurse advocate," said WSNA Executive,Director Judy ...
... in a mid-August edition of Circulation: Journal of the America ... healthy eating habits, it can strongly influence their heart disease ... Turku Coronary Risk Factor Intervention Project have landmark implications on ... study, a childs fat intake, primarily reduction in intake of ...
... industry is riding the green wave back into public ... our growing energy needs. But even as the industry ... it is bound by a global energy landscapefrom solar ... marketplace. , Veteran New York Times energy reporter ...
... Sept. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Carvedilol, a newer member of the ... heart failure, did not help children with the condition, a new ... of it -- was almost exactly the same for 103 young ... who got a placebo. , "Heart failure in children is both ...
... resulted in a cancer diagnosis among a population of ... not find cancer often had multiple biopsies in the ... , While PSA (prostate-specific antigen) tests have become ... what actually determines the presence of prostate cancer. Nonetheless, ...
... A new American Cancer Society study finds having at least ... risk of cancer death. The study finds higher education levels ... white men, and white women. The difference in mortality for ... years of education and those with more than 12 years. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New Director of Nursing Practice Named for Nurses Association 2Health News:Children who learn heart healthy eating habits lower heart disease risk 2Health News:Children who learn heart healthy eating habits lower heart disease risk 3Health News:Trade-offs reveal no clear favorites in alternative energy market 2Health News:Beta Blocker Doesn't Help Children With Heart Failure 2Health News:Other highlights in the September 11 JNCI 2Health News:Other highlights in the September 11 JNCI 3Health News:Study links education to risk of cancer death 2Health News:Study links education to risk of cancer death 3
(Date:5/6/2015)... PARIS , May 6, 2015 ... the development and manufacture of filtration products, mainly for ... ZenPure designs custom filters manufactured in a state-of-the-art plant ... are marketed and sold across the globe and will ... Plastics business. This acquisition is fully in ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... , May 06, 2015 Research and Markets ... addition of the "Global Suture Industry Report ... The Global Suture Industry Report 2015 is a ... of the suture industry. The report ... definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... 6, 2015 Fibich, Leebron, Copeland, Briggs & ... settlement has been reached to resolve lawsuits involving individuals ... Actos. Actos - manufactured by Takeda Pharmaceuticals - has ... cancer. Several of the firm,s attorneys were instrumental in ... Tommy Fibich - Founding Partner of Fibich, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Saint-Gobain Acquires ZenPure, a Specialist in Filtration Products 2Global Suture Industry Report 2015 - Forecast Trends to 2021 2Global Suture Industry Report 2015 - Forecast Trends to 2021 3Takeda Agrees to $2.4 Billion Settlement for Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuits 2
... tissue processor features superior user comfort with ... fully enclosed, stand-alone system for processing of ... tissue processor combines proven technology with an ... easy to use,yet powerful software. Many routine ...
... The Leica TP1020 product family are semi-enclosed ... perfect combination of approved technology with modern ... and maximum safety for tissues at all ... design based on proven precision mechanics in ...
... new tissue infiltration instrument, which combines well-proven ... The robust caroussel design is proven and ... instrument includes either 10 reagent and 2 ... paraffin containers. Up to 10 different programs ...
... unique sliding microtome with automatic fine/trim- ... travel. Maintenance-free precision cross roller bearings. ... specialty applications in biological, botany, and ... 155 x 90 mm can be ...
Medicine Products: