From Statewide to Bedside Transformation
This program will present a successful undertaking within the state of Michigan, which has resulted in improved patient safety among hospitals. The program will describe their efforts to improve upon the delivery of care and the outcomes of patients. In specific, the Michigan Keystone Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Project, which has had success in preventing ICU complications, will be discussed. The speaker will provide information on how the work that has been accomplished in Michigan has made an international impact on patient safety. Should you have technical questions, please contact the AMA Unified Service Center at 800-621-8335. Should you have any questions regarding the content, please contact Katie Pajak at or 1-312-464-5450.
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From Statewide to Bedside Transformation  
Release Date: August 1, 2013
Expiration Date: October 1, 2014


At the end of this activity, physicians should be able to:

  1. Describe a successful cause within a hospital that improved patient safety.   
  2. Explain the statewide initiatives based on Evidence Based Medicine used to ultimately improve the care of patients.
  3. Examine the Michigan Keystone Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Project and its successes through recognizing common goals and collaboration. 
  4. Discuss the impact the Michigan Keystone Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Project has made internationally on patient safety.
  5. Discuss the other Safety Initiative that the Keystone Center has launched to improve the safety of the care that is delivered to patients in the Operating Room, Emergency Department and Delivery Room

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
There is a need to provide education on the Michigan Keystone Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Project in order to help improve upon patient safety among hospitals by preventing ICU complications.

Statement of Competency
This activity is designed to address the following ABMS/ACGME competencies: patient care; practice-based learning and improvement; systems-based practice; 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; view the webinar in its entirety, and 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
atie Pajak, MEd - Program Development Administrator/AMA


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.  

Hardware/software Requirements
Screen resolution of 800X600 or higher.
Web Browser: MS Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher, Firefox, Opera, Safari, etc. 
Browser Plug-in: Adobe Flash Player
PDF Adobe Reader 5.0 or higher.

Audio speakers or headphones

Should you have any questions regarding the content of the activity, please contact Katie Pajak at or 312-464-5450. 

Should you have any technical questions, please contact the AMA Unified Service Center at 800-621-8335.

Type:  Internet Activity (Enduring Material)
Activity Price
9 Registered Users
1 Credits> AMA> AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

0 Credits> AMA> Certificate of Participation for Non-Physicians