Portfolio Program Sponsors Increase Physician Engagement and QI Results

The ABMS Portfolio Program enables organizations to award physicians and PAs continuing certification credit for QI activities. The program creates a thriving quality and safety culture. Here are a few reflections and examples from ABMS Portfolio Program Sponsors on the impact of their experiences with the program and the continued value it is having within their organization.

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The Anesthesiology Department at Emory University QI project created a process that reduced perioperative wound infections.

ABMS Portfolio Program Sponsors describe the program benefits both for their physicians and organizations institutions.

Sharp HealthCare Ramps Up Telemedicine During COVID [EXPAND]

Sharp HealthCare reacted to the rapid increase in telemedicine by developing “Webside Manners,” a five-part online, interactive, educational series to address virtual bedside manners and highlight best practices from their colleagues. Read more.

Collaboratives Bring Portfolio Program Sponsors Together [EXPAND]

Portfolio Program Sponsors are making strategic connections with other organizations to improve patient care on a national level. Learn how they improve HPV vaccination rates, post-operative pain management in the NICU, and maternal care in hospitals and birthing centers. Read more.

Strategies Engage Marshfield Clinic Health System Providers in QI Activities [EXPAND]

Being a Portfolio Program Sponsor bolsters the quality of Marshfield Clinic Health System’s CME program. The clinic finds value in connecting quality outcomes in their patient population to their sponsored performance improvement continuing medical education (PI-CME) activities. Read more.

Being an ABMS Portfolio Program Sponsor Shows High ROI for Michigan Medicine [EXPAND]

QI activities at Michigan Medicine often align with national priorities for improving health care. In a four-page report, staff detailed several direct, indirect, and intangible benefits of being an ABMS Portfolio Program Sponsor, showing that the program has a high ROI. Read more.

Gundersen Health System Takes on Childhood Vaccinations [EXPAND]

Recognizing the influential role clinicians can play in encouraging caregivers to vaccinate children, the team at Gundersen Health System developed a QI project to improve and standardize the existing vaccination protocols by offering clinicians new tools and education. Read More.

Project Aims to Keep St. Jude Childhood Cancer Survivors Safe from Hepatitis B [EXPAND]

The After Completion of Therapy Team created a QI project that was submitted to the ABMS Portfolio Program focused on establishing protection against HBV infection among long-term survivors of childhood and adolescent cancers. Read more.

QI Project Increases Hepatitis C Screenings at University of Utah Health System [EXPAND]

After considering the 19 quality measures the South Ogden Health Center clinic reviews monthly, its team focused on increasing the number of hepatitis C screenings in community members born between 1945 and 1965, as recommended by the CDC. The results of this project were exceptional. Read more.