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Internal Review Made Simple Robin E. Graham

Internal Review Made Simple

Robin E. Graham

Published June 27th 2008
ISBN : 9781601462367
Paperback
170 pages
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Internal Review Made SimpleRobin E. Graham, MD, FACSPrevent ACGME citations with best practices for internal reviews.The ACGME requires sponsoring institutions to perform internal reviews of their accredited residency and fellowship programs,MoreInternal Review Made SimpleRobin E. Graham, MD, FACSPrevent ACGME citations with best practices for internal reviews.The ACGME requires sponsoring institutions to perform internal reviews of their accredited residency and fellowship programs, designating when they must occur, what should be assessed, and who should perform them. Yet despite this guidance, the timing and sufficiency of the process are two of the most common citations programs and institutions receive during their site visits. And with the ACGME promoting self-assessment and oversight by the GMEC, the internal review is of utmost importance.Learn how your peers successfully complete their internal reviews.Internal Review Made Simple is a book and CD-ROM set that provides an inside look into how your fellow institutions around the country perform internal reviews. With the insights provided by these field-tested practices, you can design a process tailored to the needs of your own institution.Internal Review Made Simple includes:Case studies demonstrating best practices from institutions around the countryKey information on the ACGME requirements for internal reviewsStrategies for monitoring compliance with identified areas of concernDiscussion of key elements of the internal review processMethods to use your internal review process to create improved accreditation outcomesTools to ensure appropriate documentation of accreditation issuesGet methods to structure the internal review report and solutions for tackling common problems.Use our field-tested models as a starting point to create your own successful internal review reports, and use our strategies to prevent and resolve the most common issues that can interfere with the effectiveness of your internal review process.Solve common problems before they lead to citations.With this book and CD-ROM set, you will learn how to:Design citation-proof program goals and objectivesTrack and correct program deficienciesUse the information gleaned from internal reviews to gather quality improvement dataIncorporate internal review results into site visit preparationEncourage program directors to prioritize the internal review processThis resource also includes adaptable forms and tools you can use as a starting pointSave time with the sample forms and tools that have helped your peers perform effective and compliant internal reviews.Who will benefit?DIO, GME manager, GME administrator, GME director, GMEC member, residency program director, residency program coordinator