Practice Management Role in Monitoring Family Medicine Residents Adherence to ACGME-I Standards in Qatar

Mohamed Salem Nasralla Saleh, Amal Al Ali
2016 Family Medicine & Medical Science Research  
Practice management report included the following items: Total number of patients seen in previous 3 months in continuity of care clinics putting standards for each PGY level (role of 7). In PGY1, Abstract Background: Practice Management Report is a tool used to describe the practice activity and productivity for each resident. The aim of this study is to monitor resident adherence to ACGME-I performance standards. Methods: Data was extracted and analyzed from practice management reports of all
more » ... family medicine residents for the period from July 2014 to June 2015. Total number of residents was 31 residents. Results: Residents reached the target of total number of patient visits by 43% while reached the target of male/ female ratio by 62%. Residents reached the target of hospital admission visits by 27%. Residents reached the target of seeing patients less than 19 years by 87% while reached the target of seeing patients more than 60 years by 22%. Residents reached the target of patients visit distribution by 21%. Residents completed their chart audit by 97% and achieved patient satisfaction by 99%. The most deficient cases seen by residents were high risk pregnancy by 43%, well baby cases by 20%, eye problems by 16% and Asthma by 11%. Conclusion: Practice management report is of considerable importance to monitor and assess resident performance according to ACGME-I standards. Despite some difficulties in its application and analysis process, it will guide improving deficiencies in areas as antenatal and well-baby care and physician alert system.
doi:10.4172/2327-4972.1000202 fatcat:rkzk7pfk6ncjfhapr6wzp6a7ye