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    Family Physician Leads Broad-Based Quality Improvement Efforts Tackling Contemporary Medical Issues

      

    In a testimony to the value of gaining new knowledge and applying it to patient care, Sean Powell, MD, Director of Medical Education for the Permanente Foundation, describes a system-wide QI initiative that reduced the number of patients on high dose opioids by 50% over a two-year period. Through their designation as an ABMS Multispecialty Portfolio sponsor, participation in this effort also provided the physicians the Performance Improvement credit to meet their continuous certification (MOC) requirements.

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