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ACEHP Almanac Publishes Article on Award-Winning RA Initiative
"Improving Assessment, Referral and Treatment of RA: Streamlining Processes for Better Patient Care Within Our Community" has been published in the Almanac, an online journal of the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEHP). The 18-month Performance Improvement (PI)/Quality Improvement (QI) project reduced the time from patient referral of early RA through initiation of appropriate treatment by an average of 76 days and recently won the 2019 Excellence in Educational Design Award from the ACEHP. The goal of the imitative was to streamline processes for improved access to specialty care for individuals diagnosed with RA. View the article.
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