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Yes. Some mechanism(s) that providers employ to resolve conflicts of interest for authors, speakers, and reviewers (e.g., peer-review of content) do not address the role(s) that planners have in controlling...
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More information about the AMA/ACCME alignment can be found on the ACCME’s website at http://www.accme.org/cme-providers/ama-accme-alignment. Additionally, you can find a PDF with pertinent questions and answers about the AMA/ACCME alignment at...
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Implementing a new format or a series of new formats of activities into your CME program could be considered one innovation. To meet the expectations for this criterion you would...
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Yes. The innovation must be new to the provider’s CME program during the current accreditation term.
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If some of your faculty are functioning as members of your CME team, then providing education and support for them on how to be more effective educators or educational leaders...
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The CME team does not have to take the lead on the management of the research project. However, the research must be related to the effectiveness of and/or best practices...
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The ACCME accredits an organization, not the CME department or unit. For this criterion, we are referring to the organization. 
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The results of the research from at least two distinct projects must be developed into a form that is suitable for sharing with the community, and have each been submitted...
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When you enter participant completion records in PARS, you will need to indicate the number of total MOC points earned and the MOC credit type(s) for which the points were...
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The ACCME will notify you if you are selected for an MOC audit and will ask you to complete a structured abstract for the activity that was selected for audit. Upon review...
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No. The accredited provider defines a minimum participation threshold for MOC activities. Physician learners are likely to participate in one or more of the areas outlined in ABIM’s requirements for...
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The AHRQ website provides detailed information about what is included in the three Aims or six Priorities articulated in the National Quality Strategy.
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The National Academy of Medicine’s quality dimensions include six specific aims for improvement.  More information can be found here:      http://www.nationalacademies.org/hmd/~/media/Files/Report%20Files/2001/Crossing-the-Quality-Chasm/Quality%20Chasm%202001%20%20report%20brief.pdf 
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Typically, the number of MOC points will be equivalent to the number of CME credits designated for the activity. However, it is acceptable for the MOC points to be less...
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Providers are required to enter the typical activity-related fields in PARS, and if the activity is eligible to offer ABIM Practice Assessment Points, the provider must attest to meeting the...
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The same learner information would be required as is currently collected for ABIM Medical Knowledge activities: The physician learner’s first and last name, date of birth (mm/dd), date of completion...
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ABIM has extended the decision to not require Practice Assessment in its MOC program through December 31, 2018. However, ABIM Board Certified physicians must earn a total of 100 MOC...
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It is up to the provider to determine the most appropriate interval or intervals for assessing the effectiveness of its support strategies. The ACCME expects that this assessment would occur...

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