Patient Care Outcomes of the SEAHEC Improving Performance in Practice (IPIP) Experience - American Board of Medical Specialties

This pre-post study describes the effects of the collaboration between the South East Area Health Education Center (SEAHEC) and Improving Performance in Practice (IPIP) on the improvement in quality markers in chronic disease states in a single southeastern North Carolina family practice. Authors describe the process for making changes within the practice and highlight the effectiveness of the learning collaborative, a key component of the IPIP program. Physicians participating in the IPIP program are eligible for ABMS Maintenance of Certification® (ABMS MOC®) Part IV credit.

Related Media

One Rural Federally Qualified Health Center’s Journey with North Carolina’s Improving Performance in Practice (IPIP) Program

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...

Designing a Large-Scale Multilevel Improvement Initiative: The Improving Performance in Practice Program

This report describes the design, development and spread strategy of the Improving Performance in Practice (IPIP) program through 2010. IPIP is a large system intervention led by a collaboration of the primary care medical certifying boards and professional societies that...

Improving Performance in Practice: Rx for Primary Care

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...