At the end of this activity, physicians should be able to:
Target Audience This activity is designed for medical staff leaders (Chief of Staffs, Medical Staff Presidents, Medical Directors and Medical Staff members), medical staff service professionals and medical staff legal counsel.
Statement of Need This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians seeking strategies on reducing readmission rates in hospitals in order to help reduce the amount of cost it takes to rehospitalize a patient and to improve upon patient safety and quality care for patients.
Statement of Competency This activity is designed to address the following ABMS/ACGME competencies: patient care; professionalism; interdisciplinary teamwork; and quality improvement.
Accreditation Statement The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation Statement The American Medical Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Receiving Your CME Credit To claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, you must; 1) view the webinar in its entirety, 2) successfully complete the quiz by answering 4 out of 5 questions correctly and 3) complete the evaluation.
Planning Committee Haldley Callaway, MD - OMSS Representative/AMA James DeNuccio, MBA, FACHE - Director, Physicians in Practice/AMA Jim Goodyear, MD - OMSS Governing Council Secretary/AMA Jay Gregory, MD - OMSS Governing Council Immediate Past Chair/AMA Gale Hazen, MD - OMSS Governing Council Member-at-Large B/AMA Robert Jackson, MD - OMSS Represenative/AMA Brian Johnston, MD - OMSS Governing Council Delegate/AMA Peter Kang, MD - OMSS Representative/AMA Mary Kelly - CME Program Committee/AMA Lynn Nowak, MD - OMSS Representative/AMA Lee Perrin, MD - OMSS Governing Council Alternate Delegate/AMA Katie Pajak, MEd - Program Development Administrator/AMA Faculty Mark V. Williams, MD, FACP, FHM, Professor and Chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Disclosure Statement The content of this activity does not relate to any product of a commercial interest as defined by the ACCME; therefore, there are no relevant financial relationships to disclose for the planners or faculty.
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