Friday, May 20, 2011

Can CME improve patient outcomes?

That's a question for which research quality evidence has not provided an answer. However, a recently published long term follow up of a Swedish CME intervention in lipid management showed reduced patient mortality in the intervention group.

Of note, this was an intense, multiphase intervention which included physician interaction over time.

Primary article.

Related editorial.

Commentary from the Policy and Medicine blog.

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