Physicians and medical professionals will have the chance to share their successes and breakthroughs in improving patient care with their peers from around the state. This will be a great opportunity for participants to not only report on their quality improvement methods and best practices, but also to gain inspiration from their colleagues’ approaches to providing quality patient care, and to identify new quality improvement techniques to take back and implement in their own practices.
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Abstracts Deadline March 27.
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Download the Application PacketRegister to Attend TexMed 2015.
Creatively and visually depict something special that you are doing in your practice or work that demonstrates one or more of the six aspects of Quality Care as defined by the Institute of Medicine:
Review ProcedureTMA’s Council on Health Care Quality will evaluate the application packets using established criteria. Notification of the acceptance status of all submitted abstracts and further instruction (if accepted) will be provided as quickly as possible. The notification of acceptance of abstracts will include specific directions on poster requirements, poster exhibitor location and instructions on how to redeem the $100 travel voucher.
Abstract authors will have the opportunity to talk about their posters, which will then be on display for viewing throughout the rest of the day. Two well-qualified representatives from Baylor Health Care System's STEEEP Global Institute will serve as the contest judges.
Cliff T. Fullerton, MDDr. Fullerton serves as Vice President of the Chronic Disease Institute at BHCS. During his tenure at BHCS, he has been extensively involved with HealthTexas Provider Network, where he has served as Chair of the Quality Committee, as well as Dallas County Medical Society and Family Medical Center at Garland North Garland, where he serves as President. Dr. Fullerton has expertise in a variety of subjects, including health care quality improvement, chronic disease management, electronic health record implementation, and transitions in care.
The STEEEP Global Institute promotes the sharing of Baylor Health Care System areas of expertise with other institutions in the pursuit of improved health care quality throughout the United States and world. These organizations include hospitals, health care systems and accountable care organizations.
First, second, and third-place winners will receive special recognition at TexMed 2015 and in Texas Medicine, TMA's monthly magazine. All selected submissions will receive a modest stipend. Midnight CDT on March 27 is the deadline to enter.
Support Your ColleaguesThe accomplishments of Texas physicians in improving the quality of health care are something to be celebrated! Show support for your colleagues by taking some time to walk through and see the great things that are happening in the Texas medical community. CMEThe poster session qualifies for 1 Hour of CME credit for the hosted portion (8-9 am Saturday). This will prove to be some of the most inspiring, surprising, and diverse CME you may earn this year. Gain Some TakeawaysLearn what others are doing to improve quality by viewing it firsthand. Take back some best-practices, or get inspired to develop your own programs. The more we share, the more we can improve the health of all Texans.
For more on how to submit your poster, please read the "How Can I Participate?" section above.
Contact Rebecca.Stevens@texmed.org, 512-370-1423
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