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Use the "Customize Your Options" functionality (below right) to find the best options for you to earn points toward your practice assessment requirement:

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ABIM PRODUCTS

  • Asthma PIM

    Physicians who make management decisions for patients with asthma:

    • Allergists and Immunologists
    • Pulmonologists
    • General Internists with an outpatient practice

    Minimum Number to Complete
    • 25 Patient Surveys [patients must be between the age of 15 and 90 (inclusive)]
    • 25 Chart Reviews
    • 1 Practice System Inventory
    MOC Points and Requirements
    • Earn 40 Practice Assessment points
    • Satisfies the Patient Voice requirement
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 20*

    *AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for successful completion of a PIM are only available to physicians who are enrolled and participating in the ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Physicians participating in other Boards' MOC programs are not eligible for CME credit.

  • Cancer Screening PIM

    Physicians who make recommendations to patients concerning screening for common types of cancer:

    • General Internists with an outpatient practice
    • Geriatricians
    • Medical Oncologists

    Minimum Number to Complete
    • 25 Patient Surveys (patients must be 40 years or older)
    • 25 Chart Reviews
    • 1 Practice System Inventory
    MOC Points and Requirements
    • Earn 40 Practice Assessment points
    • Satisfies the Patient Voice requirement
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 20*

    *AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for successful completion of a PIM are only available to physicians who are enrolled and participating in the ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Physicians participating in other Boards' MOC programs are not eligible for CME credit.

  • Care Coordination - Referring Physician PIM

    Any physician in an outpatient practice who refers patients to other physicians or health care providers for consultations:

    • Adolescent Medicine Physicians
    • General Internists with an outpatient practice
    • Geriatricians with an outpatient practice
    • Subspecialists who provide primary care


    This PIM will help physicians who refer their patients to other health care providers understand how to strengthen their care coordination practices.

    Minimum Number for Completing PIM Individually
    • 25 Patient/Caregiver Surveys [patients must be between the age of 15 years and 110 years (inclusive)]
    • 10 Full Chart Reviews; and brief partial chart reviews for basic referral information (i.e., date of referral, and if applicable - date seen by the consultant and date the consultation report was received) from an additional 40 charts. This allows for calculation of your referral completion rate
    Minimum Number for Completing PIM as a Group
    • A minimum of 25 Patient/Caregiver Surveys is required for the group. ABIM recommends that each physician distribute surveys to 10 - 20 patients and/or their caregivers.
    • A minimum of 5 Full Chart Reviews is required for each participant. A brief partial chart review for basic referral information (i.e., date of referral, and if applicable – date seen by the consultant and date the consultation report was received) is required from an additional 40 charts for the group. This allows for calculation of the referral completion rate
    MOC Points and Requirements
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 20*

    *AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for successful completion of a PIM are only available to physicians who are enrolled and participating in the ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Physicians participating in other Boards' MOC programs are not eligible for CME credit.

  • Care Coordination - Specialist PIM

    Subspecialists in an outpatient practice who provide consultations to other physicians.

    Minimum Number for Completing PIM Individually
    • 25 Patient/Caregiver Surveys [patients must be between the age of 15 and 110 (inclusive)]
    • 25 Chart Reviews
    Minimum Number for Completing PIM as a Group
    • A minimum of 25 Patient/Caregiver Surveys is required for the group. Each physician should distribute surveys to at least ten patients and/or their caregivers.
    • A minimum of 10 chart reviews is required for each participant. A minimum of 25 total chart reviews is required for groups with fewer than three participants.
    MOC Points and Requirements
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 20*

    *AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for successful completion of a PIM are only available to physicians who are enrolled and participating in the ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Physicians participating in other Boards' MOC programs are not eligible for CME credit.

  • Care of Vulnerable Elderly PIM

    Physicians who provide primary care to patients age 65 and older:

    • Geriatricians
    • General Internists with an outpatient practice

    Minimum Number to Complete
    • 25 Patient Surveys [patients must be between the age of 65 and 110 (inclusive)]
    • 25 Chart Reviews
    • 1 Practice System Inventory
    MOC Points and Requirements
    • Earn 40 Practice Assessment points
    • Satisfies the Patient Voice requirement
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 20*

    *AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for successful completion of a PIM are only available to physicians who are enrolled and participating in the ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Physicians participating in other Boards' MOC programs are not eligible for CME credit.

  • Chronic Kidney Disease PIM

    Physicians who make management decisions for patients with CKD:

    • Nephrologists
    • General Internists

    Recommended Number to Complete
    • 25 Chart Reviews [patients must be between the age of 18 and 85 (inclusive)]
    • 1 Practice System Inventory
    MOC Points
    • 20
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 20*

    *AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for successful completion of a PIM are only available to physicians who are enrolled and participating in the ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Physicians participating in other Boards' MOC programs are not eligible for CME credit.

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease PIM

    Physicians who make management decisions for patients with COPD:

    • Critical Care Physicians
    • Geriatricians
    • Pulmonologists
    • General Internists

    Minimum Number to Complete
    • 25 Chart Reviews [patients must be between the age of 18 and 90 (inclusive)]
    • 1 Practice System Inventory
    MOC Points
    • 20
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 20*

    *AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for successful completion of a PIM are only available to physicians who are enrolled and participating in the ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Physicians participating in other Boards' MOC programs are not eligible for CME credit.

  • Clinical Supervision PIM

    Physicians who supervise any of the below listed trainees in either an in-patient or out-patient setting:

    • Medical students
    • Residents
    • Fellows

    Recommended Number to Complete
    • 10* Observation Audit cycles
    MOC Points
    • 20
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 20

    *ABIM recommends that at least two trainees are observed and that multiple observations of the same trainee take place to see if any changes in their clinical skills occurred.

  • Colonoscopy PIM

    Physicians who perform colonoscopy regularly:

    • Gastroenterologists

    Read how one physician used this PIM to improve her practice.

    Minimum Number to Complete
    • 25 Chart Reviews [patients must be between the age of 15 and 90 (inclusive)]
    • 1 Practice System Inventory
    MOC Points
    • 20
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 20*

    *AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for successful completion of a PIM are only available to physicians who are enrolled and participating in the ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Physicians participating in other Boards' MOC programs are not eligible for CME credit.

  • Communication - Primary Care PIM

    • General Internists with a primary care practice
    • Subspecialists who provide primary care

    Read how one physician used this PIM to improve his practice.

    Minimum Number to Complete
    • 35 Patient Surveys [patients must be between the age of 18 and 110 (inclusive)]
    MOC Points and Requirements
    • Earn 20 Practice Assessment points
    • Satisfies the Patient Voice requirement
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 20*

    *AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for successful completion of a PIM are only available to physicians who are enrolled and participating in the ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Physicians participating in other Boards' MOC programs are not eligible for CME credit.

  • Communication - Recent Visit PIM

    Any physician, especially those who wish to survey patients who have been seen for 12 months or less:

    Minimum Number to Complete
    • 35 Patient Surveys [patients must be between the age of 18 and 110 (inclusive)]
    MOC Points and Requirements
    • Earn 20 Practice Assessment points
    • Satisfies the Patient Voice requirement
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 20*

    *AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for successful completion of a PIM are only available to physicians who are enrolled and participating in the ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Physicians participating in other Boards' MOC programs are not eligible for CME credit.

  • Communication - Subspecialist PIM

    Any physician who provides consultative care to patients, especially physicians who perform surgery or procedures:

    • All Subspecialists
    • General Internists who provide substantial consultative care

    Read how one physician used this PIM to improve his practice.

    Minimum Number to Complete
    • 35 Patient Surveys [patients must be between the age of 18 and 110 (inclusive);
      seen by the practice for at least 12 months]
    MOC Points and Requirements
    • Earn 20 Practice Assessment points
    • Satisfies the Patient Voice requirement
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 20*

    *AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for successful completion of a PIM are only available to physicians who are enrolled and participating in the ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Physicians participating in other Boards' MOC programs are not eligible for CME credit.

  • Communication with Referring Physicians PIM

    Any physician who provides consultations to other physicians or other healthcare providers:

    • All Subspecialists
    • General Internists who provide substantial consultative care (e.g., pre-operative clinic)

    Recommended Number to Complete
    • 25* Peer Surveys
    • 1 Practice System Inventory
    MOC Points and Requirements
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 20**
    Restrictions
    • Not for PIMs in Residency

    *ABIM recommends this number of surveys to provide you with a reliable and accurate report of your practice. However, if this number is not feasible in your practice, ABIM will accept a minimum of 10 surveys.

    **AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for successful completion of a PIM are only available to physicians who are enrolled and participating in the ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Physicians participating in other Boards' MOC programs are not eligible for CME credit.

  • Completed Project PIM

    • Physicians who receive sufficient clinical performance data from sources included in the ABIM Measures Library.
    • Physicians who have completed QI projects in their practices within the past 24 months using nationally recognized quality measures.

    Recommended Number to Complete
    • At least 3 performance measures with data from 25 or more patients
    MOC Points
    • 20
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 20*
    Restrictions
    • Projects must have been completed within the past 24 months
    • Not for PIMs in Residency

    *AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for successful completion of a PIM are only available to physicians who are enrolled and participating in the ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Physicians participating in other Boards' MOC programs are not eligible for CME credit.

  • Diabetes PIM

    Physicians who make management decisions for patients with diabetes:

    • Endocrinologists
    • Geriatricians
    • General Internists with an outpatient practice

    Read how one physician used this PIM to improve his practice.

    Minimum Number to Complete
    • 25 Patient Surveys [patients must be between the age of 15 and 90 (inclusive)]
    • 25 Chart Reviews
    • 1 Practice System Inventory
    MOC Points and Requirements
    • Earn 40 Practice Assessment points
    • Satisfies the Patient Voice requirement
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 20*

    This PIM provides you with a performance score that enables you to compare your performance with that of your peers. It is intended to help you identify areas of care that need improvement and will not affect your ABIM certification.

    Data Collected For This Pim May Be Submitted To Bridges to Excellence (BTE) for possible recognition in their Diabetes Care Link program.

    *AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for successful completion of a PIM are only available to physicians who are enrolled and participating in the ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Physicians participating in other Boards' MOC programs are not eligible for CME credit.

  • Hepatitis C PIM

    Physicians who make management decisions about Hepatitis C:

    • Gastroenterologists
    • Infectious Disease Specialists
    • General Internists with a substantial Hepatitis C practice

    Minimum Number to Complete
    • 25 Chart Reviews [patients must be between the age of 15 and 90 (inclusive)]
    • 1 Practice System Inventory
    MOC Points
    • 20
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 20*

    *AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for successful completion of a PIM are only available to physicians who are enrolled and participating in the ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Physicians participating in other Boards' MOC programs are not eligible for CME credit.

  • HIV PIM

    Physicians who make management decisions about HIV:

    • Infectious Disease Specialists
    • General Internists with a substantial HIV practice

    Minimum Number to Complete
    • 25 Chart Reviews [patients must be between the age of 15 and 90 (inclusive)]
    • 1 Practice System Inventory
    MOC Points
    • 20
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 20*

    *AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for successful completion of a PIM are only available to physicians who are enrolled and participating in the ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Physicians participating in other Boards' MOC programs are not eligible for CME credit.

  • Hypertension PIM

    Physicians who make management decisions about blood pressure management for patients with hypertension:

    • General Internists
    • Cardiologists
    • Geriatricians
    • Nephrologists
    • Endocrinologists

    Read how one physician used this PIM to improve his practice.

    Minimum Number to Complete
    • 25 Patient Surveys [patients must be between the age of 15 and 90 (inclusive)]
    • 25 Chart Reviews
    • 1 Practice System Inventory
    MOC Points and Requirements
    • Earn 40 Practice Assessment points
    • Satisfies the Patient Voice requirement
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 20*

    This PIM provides you with a performance score that enables you to compare your performance with that of your peers. It is intended to help you identify areas of care that need improvement and will not affect your ABIM certification.

    Data collected for this PIM may be submitted to Bridges to Excellence (BTE) for possible recognition in their Hypertension Care Link program.

    *AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for successful completion of a PIM are only available to physicians who are enrolled and participating in the ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Physicians participating in other Boards' MOC programs are not eligible for CME credit.

  • Osteoporosis PIM

    Physicians who make management decisions about osteoporosis or bone protection:

    • Endocrinologists
    • General Internists
    • Geriatricians
    • Rheumatologists

    Read how one physician used this PIM to improve his practice.

    Minimum Number to Complete
    • 25 Chart Reviews [patients must be between the age of 18 and 110 years (inclusive)]
    • 1 Practice System Inventory
    MOC Points
    • 20
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 20*

    *AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for successful completion of a PIM are only available to physicians who are enrolled and participating in the ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Physicians participating in other Boards' MOC programs are not eligible for CME credit.

  • Palliative Care for Primary Care & Subspecialist Physicians PIM

    Physicians or groups caring for patients who have any of the following:

    • One or more progressive chronic conditions (e.g., malignancy, chronic kidney or liver disease, heart or lung disease, frailty, neurodegenerative disorders) in which the conditions and/or their treatments may result in significant symptoms or burden, functional impairment or diminished quality of life

    • Serious or terminal illness (e.g., end-stage dementia, advanced-stage cancer, severe disabling stroke) for which intensive palliative care is the predominant focus

    • Acute, serious illness (e.g., severe trauma, leukemia, recent stroke) in which the conditions and/or their treatments may result in significant symptoms or burden, functional impairment, or diminished quality of life

    • Injuries or conditions (e.g., brain injury, developmental disability) leading to dependence on life-sustaining treatments (e.g., mechanical ventilation) and/or long-term care requiring support for the activities of daily living

    Minimum Number for Completing PIM
    • 25 Patient/Caregiver Surveys [patients must be age 15 years or older]
    • 25 Chart Reviews
    Minimum Number for Group Completion
    • A minimum number of 25 Patient/Caregiver Surveys is required for the group. Each participant should distribute surveys to at least ten patients and/or their caregivers.
    • A minimum of 10 Chart Reviews is required for each participant. A minimum of 25 is required for groups with fewer than three participants.
    MOC Points and Requirements
    • Earn 40 Practice Assessment points
    • Satisfies the Patient Voice requirement
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 20*

    *AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for successful completion of a PIM are only available to physicians who are enrolled and participating in the ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Physicians participating in other Boards' MOC programs are not eligible for CME credit.

  • Preventive Cardiology PIM

    Physicians who make management decisions regarding the prevention of primary or secondary coronary heart disease:

    • Cardiologists
    • General Internists with an outpatient practice
    • Geriatricians
    • Any subspecialty physician who serves as primary care physician for his/her patients

    Minimum Number to Complete
    • 25 Patient Surveys [patients must be between the age of 20 and 90 (inclusive)]
    • 25 Chart Reviews
    • 1 Practice System Inventory
    MOC Points and Requirements
    • Earn 40 Practice Assessment points
    • Satisfies the Patient Voice requirement
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 20*

    This PIM provides you with a performance score that enables you to compare your performance with that of your peers. It is intended to help you identify areas of care that need improvement and will not affect your ABIM certification.

    *AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for successful completion of a PIM are only available to physicians who are enrolled and participating in the ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Physicians participating in other Boards' MOC programs are not eligible for CME credit.

  • Self-Directed PIM

    • Physicians who receive sufficient clinical performance data from sources included in the ABIM Measures Library.
    • Physicians who plan to begin a QI project in their practice using nationally recognized quality measures. Baseline data must be less than 12 months old.

    Recommended Number to Complete
    • At least 3 performance measures with data from 25 or more patients
    MOC Points
    • 20
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 20*
    Restrictions
    • Baseline data must be less than 12 months old
    • Not for PIMs in Residency

    *AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for successful completion of a PIM are only available to physicians who are enrolled and participating in the ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Physicians participating in other Boards' MOC programs are not eligible for CME credit.

APPROVED QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (AQI) PATHWAY OPTIONS

  • AAAAI: ASTHMA IQ

    This web-based tool is designed to help physicians learn about the EPR-3 asthma guidelines and apply them to everyday practice, thereby improving the quality of care delivered to patients with asthma. This unique practice improvement module allows users to follow the same asthma patients longitudinally.

    MOC Points: 20

  • ACC: Imaging in Focus

    The American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) has developed a free, web-based tool to guide physicians through the collection of patient data on appropriate use of cardiac radionuclide imaging to identify performance gaps and ultimately implement a quality improvement plan for their practice.

    MOC Points: 20

  • ACCP: GAIN

    This program will assess your endobronchial ultrasound transbronchial needle aspiration performance in obtaining a specific diagnosis and obtaining adequate lymphocytes. It will provide educational interventions aimed at improving your performance and provide an interface for you to create a performance improvement action plan. Then, based on the educational interventions and implementation plan, you will be given the opportunity to reassess your performance in obtaining a specific diagnosis and obtaining adequate lymphocytes.

    MOC Points: 20

  • ACCP: VTE Performance Improvement

    The ACCP and its collaborators have engaged in developing a performance improvement tool that addresses the prevention of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary emboli (PE) in moderate-to-high risk patient groups in the medical intensive care unit (MICU), under the care of the MICU team or in other medical monitored situations. This tool will provide participants with the ability to address barriers to the clinical implementation of NQF-endorsed performance measures. This tool is currently only available to pre-registered participant sites.

    MOC Points: 20

  • ACP Practice Advisor: Chronic Pain Management

    ACP's Practice Advisor is an interactive online tool designed to help practices improve patient care, organization and workflow. It includes modules covering all aspects of patient-centered care along with a self-assessment tool that covers the 2011 NCQA, URAC and Joint Commission standards. Participants in this activity can earn MOC points for completing the "Chronic Pain Management" module.

    MOC Points: 20

  • ACP Practice Advisor: Immunize Adults

    ACP's Practice Advisor is an interactive online tool designed to help practices improve patient care, organization and workflow. It includes modules covering all aspects of patient-centered care along with a self-assessment tool that covers the 2011 NCQA, URAC and Joint Commission standards. Participants in this activity can earn MOC points for completing the "Immunize Adults" module.

    MOC Points: 20

  • ACP Practice Advisor: Manage Diabetes Mellitus

    ACP's Practice Advisor is an interactive online tool designed to help practices improve patient care, organization and workflow. It includes modules covering all aspects of patient-centered care along with a self-assessment tool that covers the 2011 NCQA, URAC and Joint Commission standards. Participants in this activity can earn MOC points for completing the "Manage Diabetes Mellitus" module.

    MOC Points: 20

  • ACP Practice Advisor: Osteoarthritis

    ACP's Practice Advisor is an interactive online tool designed to help practices improve patient care, organization and workflow. It includes modules covering all aspects of patient-centered care along with a self-assessment tool that covers the 2011 NCQA, URAC and Joint Commission standards. Participants in this activity can earn MOC points for completing the "Osteoarthritis" module.

    MOC Points: 20

  • ACP Practice Advisor: Rheumatoid Arthritis

    ACP's Practice Advisor is an interactive online tool designed to help practices improve patient care, organization and workflow. It includes modules covering all aspects of patient-centered care along with a self-assessment tool that covers the 2011 NCQA, URAC and Joint Commission standards. Participants in this activity can earn MOC points for completing the "Rheumatoid Arthritis" module.

    MOC Points: 20

  • ACP Practice Assessment Tool: Dementia Activity

    This free, web-based practice-assessment tool for Dementia offers an easy data entry tool for you to complete a Practice Assessment activity at your own pace. Enter baseline data, view custom data charts, create an action plan and report your follow-up data

    MOC Points: 20

  • ACP Practice Assessment Tool: Obesity Activity

    This free, web-based practice-assessment tool for Obesity offers an easy data entry tool for you to complete a Practice Assessment activity at your own pace. Enter baseline data, view custom data charts, create an action plan and report your follow-up data.

    MOC Points: 20

  • ACP Practice Assessment Tools: Low Back Pain

    This free, web-based practice-assessment tool for Low Back Pain offers an easy data entry tool for you to complete a Practice Assessment activity at your own pace. Enter baseline data, view custom data charts, create an action plan and report your follow-up data.

    MOC Points: 20

  • ACP Quality Connect: Cardiovascular Risk

    The American College of Physician's (ACP) Closing the Gap is a program aimed to help physicians and their staff develop strategies for improving the care they provide to their patients with cardiovascular disease.

    MOC Points: 20

  • ACP Quality Connect: Diabetes Care

    The American College of Physician's (ACP) Closing the Gap is a program aimed to help physicians and their staff develop strategies for improving the care they provide to their patients with diabetes.

    MOC Points: 20

  • ACR AIM: Gout

    The American College of Rheumatology's (ACR) Assess, Improve, Measure, or AIM, is a web-based practice improvement module focusing on gout.

    MOC Points: 20

  • ACR AIM: RA

    The American College of Rheumatology's (ACR) Assess, Improve, Measure, or AIM, is a web-based practice improvement module focusing on rheumatoid arthritis.

    MOC Points: 20

  • ASGE Screening Colonoscopy PIM

    ASGE supports physicians in assessing their performance in practice. The ASGE Performance Improvement Module (PIM): Screening Colonoscopy online module will guide you through the process of collecting and analyzing your own practice data over time using nationally recognized quality measures, such as adenoma detection rate, and their recommended performance targets. With the support of valuable resources from ASGE, you can meet your identified performance improvement goals and earn 20 ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points.

    MOC Points: 20

  • ASH: Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) PIM

    This three-step Web-based PI-CME practice improvement activity focuses on diagnosis and treatment measures in Myelodysplastic Syndromes.

    MOC Points: 20

  • ASH: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma(NHL) PIM

    This three-step Web-based PI-CME practice improvement activity focuses on diagnosis and treatment measures in non-Hodgkin lymphomas.

    MOC Points: 20

  • ASN: Dialysis PIM

    The Dialysis Performance Improvement Module (DPIM) provides nephrologists with a way to apply quality measurements to their practice and then utilize the resulting data and individual/practice-wide improvement plan to take actions to improve patient care.

    MOC Points: 20

  • ATS: The PFT Improvement Series-Collaborating for Accelerated Change

    Through case vignette assessment, patient survey, chart review, course work and one-on-one mentoring by experts, this activity seeks to improve performance on accurate administration and interpretation of pulmonary function tests. Patient to patient and physician to physician communication and the ability to improve the system in which the learner practices are also emphasized. While the series is designed for physicians only, three embedded courses and a Resource Tab are made available to the diplomate's health care team.

    MOC Points: 20

  • Anthem Program of Excellence for Low Back Pain

    The Anthem Program of Excellence for Low Back Pain is a quality improvement program that aims to improve the quality of care provided to patients with low back pain. Currently available to select physicians in select markets participating with Anthem health plans.

    MOC Points: 20

  • Asthma METRIC Module

    The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) METRIC module is an online activity that integrates performance measures and improvement strategies. Family physicians know that asthma can become a burden for patients and their families. METRIC aims to help you identify changes—big or small—in your practice that will make life better for you and your patients who have asthma.

    MOC Points: 20

  • Boston University School of Medicine: Adult Obesity PI Activity

    This program is designed to help you improve your practice of diagnosing and managing adult patients who are overweight or obese. The program involves an audit of charts of your patients who are obese or overweight. You will be looking to see if you documented a Body Mass Index (BMI) for these patients, screened for comorbid conditions, and how you intervened to help these patients manage their weight. Once you receive baseline data, you will be asked to implement a plan to help improve your practice. Once you have implemented your plan and worked with it for a few weeks, you will be asked to audit another set of charts to assess the effectiveness of your plan. Please note this activity is sponsored by Boston University School of Medicine.

    MOC Points: 20

  • CDC: STEADI Fall Prevention Quality Improvement Program

    For Oregon, New York, and Colorado physicians ONLY.

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Injury Prevention and Control created the Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths & Injuries (STEADI) Tool Kit for health care providers who treat older adults who are at risk of falling or who may have fallen in the past. The STEADI Tool Kit is based on a simple algorithm (adapted from the American and British Geriatrics Societies’ Clinical Practice Guideline). It includes basic information about falls, case studies, conversation starters, and standardized gait and balance assessment tests (with instructional videos). In addition, there are educational handouts about fall prevention specifically designed for patients and their friends and family. The CDC: STEADI Fall Prevention Quality Improvement Program uses the STEADI tool kit to help healthcare providers prevent falls among older adult patients.

    If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Robin Lee at the CDC via email.

    MOC Points: 20

  • CORRONA: PQRS RA Measures Bundle reporting

    The CORRONA registry is a database and a data collection process that uses questionnaires to collect a standardized data set from RA patients and their physicians. The “PQRS Rheumatoid Arthritis Measures Bundle” reporting has received a 2-year initial approval for 2013 and 2014 from the ABIM to be part of its Approved Quality Improvement (AQI) Pathway program for Maintenance of Certification. Rheumatologists who are engaged in quality improvement through CORRONA’s AQI Pathway can now earn Maintenance of Certification (MOC) practice performance credit. The specific aims are to increase the use of the CORRONA data for quality improvement and RA disease management, and to monitor the impacts on measures compliance and disease outcomes by participating physicians. This activity is limited to rheumatologists who participate in CORRONA RA registry research. Please contact Season Swartz at sswartz@corrona.org for more information.

    MOC Points: 20

  • CS2day (Cease Smoking Today)

    CS2day (Cease Smoking Today) is a web-based performance improvement tool designed to help physicians identify areas for improvement in their knowledge, skills, attitudes and practice related to smoking cessation counseling, and to use this information to develop and implement an intervention.

    MOC Points: 20

  • Consortium for Southeastern Hypertension Control: Aggressively Treating Cardiometabolic Risk Factors to Reduce Cardiovascular Events (ATGOAL)

    PI-CME activity to improve performance in achieving evidenced-based control rates in cardiometabolic risk factors. Baseline data is collected, to determine current performance and over a one year period, educational interventions, intervention plans, and quarterly data collection with subsequent webinars lead to progressive improvement in control rates.

    MOC Points: 20

  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Accelerating the Rate of Improvement in CF Care: Learning and Leadership Collaborative

    This activity allows physicians to analyze variations in process and outcome measures across the CFF-accredited care centers and fosters collaborative learning to spread potentially better practices across the entire care center network to accelerate improvement in CF care.

    MOC Points: 20

  • Diabetes METRIC Module

    The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) METRIC module is an online activity that integrates performance measures and improvement strategies. Family physicians know the burden that diabetes can cause for patients and their families. METRIC aims to help you identify changes—big or small—in your practice that will make life better for your patients who have diabetes and for you.

    MOC Points: 20

  • Geriatrics METRIC Module

    The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) METRIC module is an online activity that integrates performance measures and improvement strategies. Family physicians recognize the challenges of caring for geriatric patients, especially those with multiple medical problems. METRIC aims to help you identify changes—big or small—in your practice that will make life better for your geriatric patients.

    MOC Points: 20

  • Hypertension METRIC Module

    The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) METRIC module is an online activity that integrates performance measures and improvement strategies. Hypertension is the most treatable type of cardiovascular disease, and simple interventions can help you to improve your care of patients who have high blood pressure.

    MOC Points: 20

  • IPIP: Improving Performance in Practice

    Improving Performance in Practice (IPIP) is a state-based, nationally led quality improvement initiative funded in large part by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Its origins are in collaboration among the primary care specialty societies to help physicians improve care in the office practice setting.

    MOC Points: 20

  • Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics: Transitioning Youth to Adult Health Care for Internists and Family Physicians

    As a growing number of youth with childhood health conditions survive into adulthood, the transition to adult care has become an emerging issue for internal medicine. This course uses national guidelines and practice strategies from physicians to improve the quality of care for young adults. This course includes two phases: Phase 1 is a CME-approved web-based training that will address common barriers internists face with new patients transitioning from pediatric care, especially those with childhood onset conditions. Phase 2 is a web-based MOC-approved activity that guides participants in the implementation of three key clinical activities to improve their transition care.

    MOC Points: 20

  • Joslin Diabetes Center: Advancing Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes

    This web-based quality improvement tool can help physicians become more effective and efficient in the use of glycemic patterns to assess pathophysiology and to guide treatment selection and adjustments for their patients with type 2 diabetes. The activity includes initial self-assessment, selection of practice improvement interventions and resources developed by Joslin, and the collection of chart data to document success in initiating selected practice changes.

    MOC Points: 20

  • Joslin Diabetes Center: Cardiometabolic Risk

    This web-based quality improvement tool can be used to improve the systematic identification, preventive strategies and/or early treatments for at-risk patients. The activity includes initial self-assessment, selection of practice improvement interventions and resources developed by Joslin, and the collection of chart data to document success in initiating selected practice changes.

    MOC Points: 20

  • Joslin Diabetes Center: Type 2 Diabetes Office Systems

    Development of Office-based Systems of Care: Type 2 Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome is a web-based quality improvement tool designed to help physicians expand their knowledge of the intricacies of diabetes and its complications and to initiate effective diabetes therapies using office-based support materials and systems.

    MOC Points: 20

  • Med-IQ and the Endocrine Society: Performance Improvement Strategies in Diabetes Care

    Performance Improvement Strategies in Diabetes Care is a web-based quality improvement tool that helps physicians evaluate and improve their clinical practice methods according to board-specific competencies within three key areas of patient care, including general diabetes care, prevention and detection of diabetes-related complications, and glycemic control.

    MOC Points: 20

  • Med-IQ: Performance Improvement Strategies in Back Pain

    This activity is closed to new registrants. To report participation in this activity for MOC credit, click “Get ABIM MOC Points” below.

    MOC Points: 20

  • Med-IQ: Performance Improvement Strategies in Osteoporosis

    Med-IQ's Performance Improvement Strategies in Osteoporosis is a performance improvement (PI) CME initiative designed to help you evaluate your clinical processes to improve your practice performance and optimize patient outcomes. This comprehensive PI initiative will provide you with practical guideline- and evidence-based strategies and tools you can implement to optimize outcomes for your patients with osteoporosis. Topics include identifying and assessing fracture risk, selecting risk-appropriate treatments, and implementing and monitoring comprehensive nonpharmacologic measures.

    MOC Points: 20

  • NOW Coalition for Bipolar Disorder Performance Improvement CME

    The NOW Performance Improvement CME activity enables practicing clinicians to assess their performance, knowledge, and practice infrastructure in their services for bipolar disorder and offers guidance as well as tools to bridge identified gaps. Using a HIPAA-compliant, confidential platform, clinicians can evaluate how well their practice diagnoses and manages bipolar disorder, and then be guided toward resources that help to overcome barriers and initiate systems-based solutions.

    MOC Points: 20

  • PVI for Medical Education: Ameliorating Low Back Pain in the Primary Care Setting

    In this activity, an expert in pain management discusses methods to identify and treat low back pain.

    MOC Points: 20

  • PennCME/BestPractice: Type 2 Diabetes PIM

    PennCME/BestPractice Type 2 Diabetes Performance Improvement Module is a web-based quality improvement CME-certified tool available to clinicians nationwide and designed to help them continuously assess their practice, compare it to that of their peers and evidence-based quality indicators in the area of diabetes care, as well as to engage them in targeted educational interventions and suggested QI strategies with a goal of continuously improving practice and the care of their patients. This tool provides physicians and their practice teams with easy access to many quality educational resources and tools.

    MOC Points: 20

  • Providence Medical Group Diabetes Care Improvement

    Providence Medical Group providers will use an integrated disease registry and EMR to develop comprehensive QI plans for improving care for patients with diabetes. QI plans will be developed using the PDSA cycle and will incorporate a patient centered team care approach. This activity is limited to select physicians in select markets participating with Providence Medical Group Diabetes Care Improvement. Please contact Emily Pearlman at emily.pearlman@providence.org for more information.

    MOC Points: 20

  • SHM: Glycemic Control Mentored Implementation Program

    SHM’s Glycemic Control Mentored Implementation (GCMI) Program aims to support sites in optimizing the care of inpatients with hyperglycemia and diabetes, and in preventing hypoglycemia. Each of the selected sites will receive a year of mentoring from national experts to help optimize glycemic control in their hospital. Participation in this program provides access to a comprehensive data registry that allows for performance tracking and benchmarking against comparable institutions. The range of topics addressed through this program includes: subcutaneous insulin protocols, transition from subcutaneous to infusion, infusion insulin, care coordination, improving follow up care, and having a good hypoglycemia management and prevention protocol.

    MOC Points: 20

  • SHM: Project BOOST

    SHM’s BOOST Mentored Implementation Program provides yearlong mentoring and coaching from national experts to redesign discharge processes and improve patient safety. Participation in this program provides access to a comprehensive data registry that allows for performance tracking and benchmarking against comparable institutions. By improving hospital discharge processes, Project BOOST aims to reduce 30 day readmission rates for general medicine patients, improve patient satisfaction and H-CAHPS scores related to discharge, improve flow of information between hospital and outpatient providers and improve patient and family preparation for discharge.

    MOC Points: 20

  • TEAM-A PIM in Atrial Fibrillation

    This performance improvement CME (PI CME) initiative is designed to help you assess and improve your management of patients with atrial fibrillation. It will assist participants determine the risk and benefit of antithrombotic therapy for their patients, maintain desirable levels of anticoagulation and manage anticoagulation through medical procedures and special situations.

    MOC Points: 20

  • TRANSLATE CKD

    TRANSLATE CKD is a randomized controlled trial comparing point-of-care Clinical Decision Support (CDS) with practice facilitation through the TRANSLATE plan, to CDS alone in promoting evidence-based care in primary care practices for all eligible CKD patients.

    MOC Points: 20

  • The Endocrine Society: The Diagnosis, Treatment, and Follow-up of Men with Androgen Deficiency

    The Diagnosis, Treatment, and Follow-up of Men with Androgen Deficiency PIM is a web based tool designed to meet the needs of endocrinologists to improve performance in effectively diagnosing and managing male patients with androgen deficiency, including engaging these patients in positive and meaningful self-management activities with the goal of improving health care outcomes.

    MOC Points: 20

  • The Endocrine Society: The Evaluation of Thyroid Nodules PIM

    The aim of this QI activity is to improve the optimal assessment and evaluation of patients with thyroid nodular disease.

    MOC Points: 20

  • The National Health Care Transition Center (NHCTC) of Center for Medical Home Improvement (CMHI) : Got Transition - Improving Transitions of Care between Pediatric and Adult Settings

    Structures, processes, and measures for improving the transition of care from pediatric focused health care settings to adult focused health care settings. These materials are intended for implementation through a learning collaborative process or other similar supported quality improvement process that is approved by the activity director.

    MOC Points: 20

  • The Pennsylvania State University: PA SPREAD

    PA SPREAD is an activity that aims to support primary care practices in developing reliable population management systems and processes to improve the care of their patients. We are currently working with practices from across the state of Pennsylvania to adopt and implement the Patient Centered Medical Home and Chronic Care Models to improve their quality of care. Each collaborative consists of 4 in-person learning sessions separated by action periods when practices are expected to test and implement changes using Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) cycles, report clinical data monthly, and participate on monthly webinars to share best practices and lessons learned.

    MOC Points: 20

  • University of Missouri Center for Health Policy: Health Literacy

    This program will assist clinicians to integrate health literacy principles and techniques to improve communication with patients and increase patient understanding. The program consists of a one-day workshop which couples on-site simulation training with one-on-one planning with a health literacy expert. Survey tools and a data collection plan are provided to assist in tracking improvements over a one year period. Ongoing technical assistance is provided by program staff to physicians throughout the duration of their participation.

    MOC Points: 20

  • Upenn: COPD PIM

    This CME-certified PI/QI module is designed to improve performance of primary care providers in effectively screening, diagnosing, and managing patients with COPD, with the goal of slowing the progressive loss of lung function and improving the patient's overall quality of life. This free web-based tool will guide physicians through patient chart data abstraction to help them analyze their practice, identify areas for improvement and compare performance with peers using a set of nationally recognized quality indicators. A series of recently developed educational interventions, best practice tools, and resources are integrated into this module.

    MOC Points: 20

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