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Sponsor Spotlight: Marshfield Clinic Health System

April 23, 2020

Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS) joined the ABMS Portfolio Program in 2013. In recent years, a growing number of its Portfolio Program quality improvement (QI) activities have aligned with its Quality Institute’s system-wide initiatives. Engaging MCHS clinicians in both enables…


Quality Improvement is not an ‘add-on’ or ‘busywork’ at Partners

January 22, 2020

Partners HealthCare (Partners), an integrated health system founded by Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital in 1994, has been an ABMS Portfolio Program Sponsor since 2011. During the past eight years, Partners has submitted 388 improvement efforts, in…


OPIP Engages Providers in QI Across Oregon

August 7, 2019

The Oregon Pediatric Improvement Partnership (OPIP) strives to improve the health of children and youth throughout the state. As a sponsor in the American Board of Medical Specialties Portfolio Program®, OPIP enables participating health care providers to earn Maintenance of…


Engaging Physicians in Meaningful Practice Improvement

January 29, 2019

The key to engaging physicians in meaningful quality improvement (QI) and practice improvement (PI) initiatives is to determine what is meaningful to them, noted Grant Lynde, MD, Associate Professor and Chief of Practice and Process Improvement in the Department of…


Lifelong Learning Improves Patient Care, Invigorates Physicians

December 14, 2018

By Sean Powell, MD, a practicing family medicine physician in the San Diego-based Southern California Permanente Medical Group and Director of Medical Education for The Permanente Federation —  In medical school and residency, the acquisition of new knowledge and its…


Dr. Annette Donawa on the ABMS Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program

October 27, 2016

Dr. Annette Donawa, Assistant Dean and Director at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine’s Office of Continuing Medical Education, explains how the ABMS Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program will help to improve the care of their patients and streamline its physicians’…


Mary Ales on the ABMS Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program

October 11, 2016

Mary Ales, Executive Director of the Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association, talks about how the ABMS Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program aids in their objective to provide quality patient care, saying that the program “has been a tremendous opportunity for us to extend…


Dr. Morris Blachman on the ABMS Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program

September 21, 2016

Dr. Morris Blachman, an Associate Dean at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, explains how participating in the ABMS Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program has helped to improve both physician performance and patient safety, saying “it provided an opportunity to…

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