Toward Better Care Coordination Through Improved Communication with Referring Physicians - American Board of Medical Specialties

In this study, researchers analyzed the results of the Communication with Referring Physicians practice improvement module (CRP-PIM) included in the American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. This module was created to improve communication between consulting and referring physicians. To complete the PIM, consulting physicians had to finish a practice system survey and then were evaluated by their referring physicians. Upon receiving the report, the consulting physicians choose areas for improvement. This article demonstrates the usefulness of the PIM’s included in MOC.

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