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ABMS Portfolio Program and NCCPA Enter Into Joint Agreement

May 11, 2017

The ABMS Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program and the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants have announced the establishment of an inter-professional collaborative arrangement whereby NCCPA-certified Physician Assistants can obtain performance improvement continuing medical education credit for participating with physicians in…

Collaboration: Key to Large-Scale Portfolio Program

April 27, 2017

Quality Improvement (QI) professionals are joining forces with medical and surgical department staff, physicians, hospital executives, researchers, continuing medical education (CME) and continuing professional development (CPD) staff, policymakers, and patients to build robust improvement efforts for their organizations that qualify…

Building a Team-based Culture

March 29, 2017

While quality is a team sport and Board Certification is an individual pursuit, the two can align in a team-based culture, according to speakers at a session entitled Team-based Culture and Improvement in Continuing Certification at the 2016 Organizational QI…

Taking Physician Performance Measures to the Next Level

February 3, 2017

Meaningfully using health care data requires a more robust infrastructure than what currently exists to leverage clinical data and support population-based payment models, according to speakers at a session entitled What We Know, Don’t Know, and Need to Learn About…

ABMS’ 2016 Organizational QI Forum Links QI, Research and Policy

September 14, 2016

When quality improvement (QI) is done well, it can improve patient outcomes and inform public policy. However, QI efforts can be difficult to implement, replicate, and publish, fueling skepticism. Keynote speakers at the 2016 ABMS Organizational QI Forum discussed how…

Portfolio Program Sponsor Logos Now Available

August 5, 2016

Along with our new and improved website, the Portfolio Program recently rolled out a new logo. The new logo graphically portrays the important aspects of the Program and its activities. The interlocking “Ps” are visual shorthand of the Portfolio Program…

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