Collaborates Effectively

The provider collaborates with other organizations to more effectively address population health issues. (formerly Criterion 28)


Rationale: Collaboration among people and organizations builds stronger, more empowered systems. This criterion recognizes providers that apply this principle by building collaborations with other organizations that enhance the effectiveness of the CME program in addressing community/population health issues.

Critical Elements:

  • Creates or continues collaborations with one or more healthcare or community organization(s) AND
  • Demonstrates that the collaborations augment the provider’s ability to address population health issues

The Standard:

  • Demonstrate the presence of collaborations that are aimed at improving population health with four examples from the accreditation term.

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