Do Professional Development Programs for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Affect Quality of Patient Care? - American Board of Medical Specialties

This retrospective study examined the relationship between physicians’ completion of American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) modules and the quality of medical care delivered. The study focused on patients with an established diagnosis of type 2 diabetes mellitus and involved analyses of data obtained from electronic health records. Study results revealed somewhat improved diabetes care as a result of physician participation in the MOC process.

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