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9/20/2016 - Medical Grand Rounds: Department of Medicine Year in Review

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CERTIFICATE

INTRODUCTION

Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Faculty, residents, fellows, and community physicians in General Internal Medicine and subspecialties.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Utilize contacts for FY16 DOM operational models of care in order to improve patient care.
  • Review inpatient and outpatient quality metrics in order to identify areas of success and areas for improvement.
  • Examine scores for CG-CAHPS and HCAHPS surveys by division to identify areas of success and areas for improvement.

Authors:
Mark T. Gladwin, M.D. — Jack D. Myers Professor and Chair Chairman of the Department of Medicine Director, Pittsburgh Heart, Lung, and Blood Vascular Medicine Institute
Dr. Gladwin receives grant/research support from NIH and Bayer. He is a consultant with Catalyst Biosciences, United Therapeutics, Global Blood Therapeutics. He is also a co-inventor on a US gov't patent for the use of nitrite for cardiovascular indications.
Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.