Improving Performance in Practice: Rx for Primary Care - American Board of Medical Specialties

This brief published in 2010 provides a detailed overview of the Improving Performance in Practice Program (IPIP), describes the structure of the quality improvement program, and provides examples of its results in several states where improvement was documented in outcome measures for asthma and diabetes. The brief concludes with a “Lessons Learned” section that emphasizes the benefits of participation in IPIP, one being its compliance with the ABMS Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program, while drawing several practical conclusions for the broader area of quality of improvement.

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