Journal article

Pediatricians' Participation in Quality Improvement at the Time of Enrollment in MOC

Gary L Freed, Neal deJong, Michelle L Macy, Kenton D Van, Laurel K Leslie

PEDIATRICS | AMER ACAD PEDIATRICS | Published : 2018

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Although national bodies have proclaimed the importance of incorporating quality improvement (QI) into the daily fabric of clinical care, the actual proportion of practicing pediatricians who participate in QI activities on an annual basis is unknown. Correspondingly little is known about pediatrician motivations for, attitudes about, and support received for QI participation. METHODS: Pediatric diplomates enrolling in the American Board of Pediatrics' Maintenance of Certification program during calendar year 2016 were provided with the opportunity to complete a brief survey. A portion of the survey was focused on issues related to participation in QI programs. RES..

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