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How the Physician Advisor Intersects with Population Health Efforts
1.25 CME Credits
1.0 CE Credit
ABQAURP sub-specialty credits: Patient Safety/Risk Management 1.25, Physician Advisor 1.25, Managed Care 1.25, Case Management 1.25, Transitions of Care 1.25
Legislating health care policies and regulations is a difficult task that once in practice may have unintended consequences with long-term implications. The good news is that while issues concerning access and reimbursement continue, the underlying work to address population health, quality improvement, and patient safety is forging ahead.
This session was recorded live at our 2018 Annual Health Care Quality & Patient Safety Conference and is a portion of the online course entitled: Navigating What’s Next with Population Health, Quality Improvement, and Patient Safety.
This session explores the role of the physician advisor in increasing value from a population health perspective; identifying opportunities to decrease costs while not decreasing quality outcomes.
At the conclusion of the activity, attendees will be able to:
Recognize the hospital drivers of high cost
Examine opportunities in the hospital to increase value
Identify how to turn opportunities into action
Breakdown observation medicine
Analyze open vs. closed observation units
Illustrate the operational case for closed observation units
Illustrate the financial case for closed observation units
This course is intended for Physicians of all specialties, Nurses, and Other Health Care Professionals with appropriate CME credit and nursing contact hours offered for each profession.
The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, Inc. (ABQAURP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
ABQAURP designates this enduring material for a maximum of
1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
s™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ABQAURP is an approved provider of continuing education for nurses. This activity is designated for 1.0 contact hour through the Florida Board of Nursing, Provider # 50-94. CE Broker Tracking# 20-682468.
This program is approved for Category 2 credit by the American Osteopathic Association.
All participants must achieve a final assessment score of at least seventy percent (70%) for recertification and continuing education credits. You have 60 days to complete the course after ordering. Please note: Exam candidates taking the Core Body of Knowledge and Diplomates renewing their certification may have less time to complete, as determined by deadlines imposed.
This activity is valid from October 8, 2018 through March 15, 2021. Original release date: April 13, 2018.
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COURSE FEES: Diplomate $29.00 Member $34.00 Non-Member $42.00
About The Authors
Members of the CME Committee, Planners, and Faculty have disclosed to ABQAURP any relevant financial relationships. No relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest exist in regard to the content of this online activity.
Edward Hu, MD, CHCQM-PHYADV
Dr. Edward Hu is the President of the American College of Physician Advisors. He is also a hospitalist and Medical Director of Case Management at Rex Hospital, part of the University of North Carolina Healthcare System.
Howard Stein, DO, MHA, CHCQM-PHYADV
Dr. Howard Stein currently serves as the Associate Director of Medical Affairs of CentraState Medical Center in New Jersey. Acting as a full time Physician Advisor, he is also the President of CentraState Medical Associates. As a founding member, Dr. Stein has served on the Executive Board of the American College of Physician Advisors since its inception. Dr. Stein is board certified as a family physician, previously serving as a U.S. Air Force physician.