Assessment of the American Board of Ophthalmology’s Maintenance of Certification Part 4 (Improvement in Medical Practice) - American Board of Medical Specialties

This retrospective analysis contributes further to the value of participating in MOC part IV projects. Although most participants felt the activity was valuable, it was recognized that improvements in technology and data collection methods could contribute significantly to meaningful QI efforts.

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