Physicians as Stakeholders in Health Care: PQRI Is An Opportunity to Participate - Primary Care Reports - Feb 01, 2008

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for primary care and family practice physicians.

Accreditation:

AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty

Editor-in-Chief
Gregory R. Wise, MD, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine
Wright State University
Dayton, OH;
Vice President, Medical Affairs
Kettering Medical Center
Kettering, OH

Peer Reviewer
Neil R. West, MD
Millennium Medicine
Tucson, AZ

Authors
K. Gabrielle Gaspar, MD, MPH
Executive Director
Gage Healthcare Consulting
Sacramento, CA

Sherellen Gerhart, MD, MPH
President, Gage Healthcare Consulting
Sacramento, CA and

Paul L. Weygandt, MD, JD, MPH, MBA

Vice President Physician Services
J.A. Thomas & Associates
Smyrna, GA

Subjects:

  • Physicians as Stakeholders in Health Care: PQRI Is An Opportunity to Participate

Objectives:

  • Summarize the most recent significant primary care medicine-related studies
  • Discuss up-to-date information on all aspects of primary care, including new drugs, techniques, equipment, trials, studies, books, teaching aids, and other information pertinent to primary care
  • Evaluate the credibility of published data and recommendations
  • Describe the pros and cons of new testing procedures

Financial Disclosure:

To reveal any potential bias in this publication, we disclose that Gregory R. Wise, MD, FACP (editor-in-chief) is on the speaker’s bureau for The Medicine Company. Dr. Weygandt (author) is the Vice President, Physician Services, for J.A. Thomas & Associates. Dr. West (peer reviewer) is a retained consultant for Schuller Anderson (a subsidiary of Aetna). Dr. Gaspar (author) and Dr. Gerhart (author) report no consultant, stockholder, speaker’s bureau, research, or other financial relationships with companies having ties to this field of study.

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