Criterion 37

The provider demonstrates healthcare quality improvement.

ACCME Note

Rationale: CME has an essential role in healthcare quality improvement. This criterion recognizes providers that demonstrate that their CME program contributes to improvements in processes of care or system performance.

Critical Elements:

  • Collaborates in the process of healthcare quality improvement AND

  • Demonstrates improvement in healthcare quality

The Standard:

  • Demonstrate healthcare quality improvement related to the CME program at least twice during the accreditation term.