One Rural Federally Qualified Health Center’s Journey with North Carolina’s Improving Performance in Practice (IPIP) Program - American Board of Medical Specialties

A brief description of Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center’s link with the North Carolina Improving Performance in Practice (IPIP) Program and how their combined efforts helped kick-start an effective quality improvement (QI) program. The author describes the process used for standardizing an electronic medical record (EMR) template for patients with diabetes and discusses the center’s conversion to a new electronic health record (EHR) in 2011. Also, documented improvement in several diabetes and hypertension measures is highlighted. Physicians participating in IPIP were eligible for MOC Part IV credit.

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