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ABQAURP Diplomates gain personal and professional satisfaction from demonstrating that they've achieved a high level of expertise and knowledge with the HCQM Board Certification.

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Don't Miss ABQAURP's 2021 Annual HCQ&PS Conference
April 29-30, 2021
Clearwater Beach, FL
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HCQM Certification Exam
HCQM Certification is the premier advanced professional certification specifically designed to measure your specialized training and skills that drive better, safer, and more productive care decisions and actions!
Now Taking Applications for the 2021 HCQM Exam! Register by April 15th to save $50!

2021 Updated Core Body of Knowledge Course Now Available
Click HERE for course details and to order!

Benjamin Kartchner2021 CHCQM Diplomate Achievement Award Winner and Honorable Mentions
ABQAURP would like to congratulate Dr. Benjamin Kartchner, Medical Director of Utilization Management - INW Regions, MultiCare Health System in Spokane, WA for his award winning submission.

ABQAURP extends a sincere Thank You to Dr. Kartchner, his team, and all those who submitted outstanding achievements in quality and patient safety that have led to improvement, positive outcomes, and the advancement of HCQM and PS.

A sincere Thank You to all of the Diplomate CHCQM Award Submissions. Click here for details!

ABQAURP News - February 2021
Don't miss the latest edition of ABQAURP's e-newsletter with new products, reminders, and conference information. Read all about it!

Membership Referral Winner - Dr. Joanna Kipnes
Our sincere thanks to Dr. Kipnes for her dedication to Health Care Quality and Management (HCQM)! Member participation and influence help ABQAURP to foster the concepts of health quality and safety throughout the health care system. Improved patient care is the result of our combined efforts.

Joanna Kipnes, MD, MS, FHM, CHCQM-PHYADV, is the Medical Director of Utilization Management for Duke University Health System and an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine. She leads a successful physician advisor program that spans three hospitals and works clinically as an academic hospitalist. She was certified in HCQM with a Physician Advisor sub-specialty in 2019. We are proud to have Dr. Kipnes and her colleagues as members!

You Could be Next! Membership Referral Program Details  

Annual Fees are Due!
Annual Fees are due each year by January 1st! Thank you for your membership and your contributions to improve the quality of care provided to patients!

Patient Safety Certificate Course
A 12-hour multimedia online course is now available for all health care professionals.


Physician Advisor Collaboration and Sub-Specialty Certification
ABQAURP and ACPA aligned to offer the first Physician Advisor sub-specialty for the HCQM certification.

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Join as a Professional Member today to support our shared mission to improve the quality of care provided to patients!