David Z. Wang, DO, FAAN, FAHA
OSF Healthcare System, Peoria, IL
Kerry Levin, MD
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Buffalo Grove, IL
This meeting will provide physicians with up-to-date information on healthcare quality improvement and outline changes in the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology's Maintenance of Certification program.
This program is aimed towards both practicing and academic neurologists, residents, medical students and other physicians interested in healthcare quality improvement.
As a result of participating in this activity, learners should be able to:
1. Review the history of the current healthcare quality improvement process;
2. Discuss the process of developing neurological care quality measures;
3. Examine the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) and its impact on neurology practice;
4. Recognize ways of incorporating quality measures into practice;
5. Review the history and rationale of maintenance of certification (MOC) in the United States;
6. Describe the American Board of Medical Specialties’ 2015 MOC standards; and
7. Distinguish the upcoming changes in the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology’s MOC program.
AMA Credit Designation Statement
The Massachusetts Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through joint providership of the Massachusetts Medical Society and the Massachusetts Neurologic Association.
The Massachusetts Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.