2demonstrating that yours is a learning organization and a change agent for the physicians you
serve.‖ Kopelow continued: ―You have demonstrated an engagement with your environment in
support of physician learning and change that is a
part of a system for quality improvement.‖
The ACCME’s letter to pmiCME/Pri
-Med cited their specific findings that served as the basis forthe accreditation with commendation decision, including:
organizational imperative and program planning process focuses on
improving physician’s practice. The CME planners and medical directors partner with
leaders from medical specialty societies and academic institutions to assess physicianpractice needs and create specific educational strategies to improve physician practice.
pmiCME implements educational strategies to remove, overcome or address barriers tophysician change. For example, pmiCME developed a series of educational activities thatcombined didactic sessions with hands-on workshops across the country to addressprimary c
challenge of demonstrating the proper use of asthma inhalers topatients.
pmiCME participates in a system framework for quality improvement through externalcollaborations with medical associations and specialty societies, such as the AmericanDiabetes Association. pmiCME has internal oversight committees for qualityimprovement and clinical outcomes. Through these relationships, pmiCME detects andaddresses deficiencies in clinical knowledge, competence, performance, and patientoutcomes.
pmiCME’s content and editorial standard uses quality measures from leading
medical specialty societies, the PQRI, and Healthy People 2020 that are incorporated intoeducational curricula for activities.The ACCME rigorously evaluates the overall continuing medical education programs of institutions according to standards adopted by all seven sponsoring organizations of theACCME: the American Board of Medical Specialties, the American Hospital Association, theAmerican Medical Association, the Association for Hospital Medical Education, the Associationof American Medical Colleges, the Council of Medical Specialty Societies, and the Federation of State Medical Boards.
Gateway to New Program Development
exemplary education ultimately serves the patients of primary care clinicians andother specialties. In June, Pri-Med launched its inaugural
(IACC) conference as a foundational component of
the company’s vision
to develop in-depth integrated medical education easily implemented at the point-of-care, and isdeveloping plans to take this internationally.
Med is an operating division of Diversified Business Communications, and has been a trustedsource for professional medical education to over 260,000 clinicians since 1995. Through anetwork of live meetings in over 30 U.S. cities and digital content designed to meet the clinicaleducation needs of actively practicing clinicians, Pri
Med is the primary professional resource