Online Program

Quality of care

Monday, November 4, 2013: 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Session Objectives: Explain reliability of a health care harm scale Evaluate physician influence on decisions for pain management Analyze geographic variation of MRIs with respect to low back pain Discuss association of hospital improvement activities with actual improvement Describe responses of the US DHHS to controlling infections associated with health care

Reliability of a rating scale to measure severity of adverse healthcare events   
Milena Anatchkova, PhD, Polina Harik, PhD, Kathleen M. Mazor, EdD, Joann Wagner, MSW, Deborah Perfetto, PharmD, Colleen Biggins, BA, Cassandra L. Firneno, BA, Kathleen Walsh, MD, MSc, Robert Klugman, MD and Jennifer Tjia, MD, MSCE
Variations in the diagnosis and quality of care for pain by primary care physicians: Results from a factorial experiment   
Nancy N. Maserejian, ScD, Jing Yu, MS, Felicia L. Trachtenberg, PhD, Lisa D. Marceau, MPH, Michael A. Fischer, MD, Jeffrey N. Katz, MD, MSc and John B. McKinlay, PhD
Inappropriate MRI utilization for low back pain in Texas: Variation across the state and predictive factors   
Cecilia Ganduglia, MD DrPH, Mark Zezza, PhD, Rohan Parikh, MS, Suthira Taychakhoonavudh, MS, Osama Mikhail, PhD, Susan John, MD and Luisa Franzini, PhD

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Organized by: Medical Care

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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