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Latest News for IMQ

Ambulatory Accreditation Workshop

Posted on 5/17/2018 by Institute for Medical Quality

IMQ will be conducting an Ambulatory Accreditation workshop on Friday, August 24, 2018 in Oakland, California.

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IMQ Continues Work to Ensure Ambulatory Surgery Center Safety

Posted on 3/20/2018 by Institute for Medical Quality

While a recent article questioned the safety of ambulatory surgery centers (ASC), studies have shown that outpatient surgery centers generally are as safe as hospitals for many procedures. This is particularly true in California, due in part to the work of the Institute for Medical Quality (IMQ).

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Child Abuse Prevention CME and CE Free Online Course

Posted on 6/27/2017 by Institute for Medical Quality

Thanks to a grant from the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES), IMQ is pleased to offer, free of charge, an excellent course on Child Abuse Prevention, Recognition and Reporting. Upon completion of the course, you will receive continuing education credits commensurate with your degree.

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IMQ receives grant from W.M. Keck Foundation

Posted on 2/14/2017 by Institute for Medical Quality

The W.M. Keck Foundation has given IMQ a generous grant to help three Los Angeles area hospitals with busy emergency departments adopt one or more of three recognized best practices to reduce emergency department wait times and improve the quality of care.

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Let IMQ Prepare You for Changes to CME Accreditation!

Posted on 2/28/2014 by Albert Frausto in Continuing Medical Education CME Provider Annual Conference CME Essentials Documentation Walkthrough FAQs

The world of CME is rapidly evolving, but IMQ can help you keep up! Our new FAQ on changes in ACCME accreditation policy and our upcoming CME Provider Conference, CME Essentials Preconference, and Documentation Walkthrough are all great ways to keep you in the loop.

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San Bernardino Medical Group Ranked Second by Consumer Reports!

Posted on 1/21/2014 by Albert Frausto in Ambulatory San Bernardino Medical Group

Congratulations to IMQ-accredited ambulatory facility San Bernardino Medical Group on ranking second overall in patient care in the Inland Empire, according to Consumer Reports Magazine!

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Register for Stepping Up to Leadership and Save

Posted on 12/16/2013 by Albert Frausto in Stepping Up to Leadership CME Events Leadership training

Earlybird pricing for the Stepping Up to Leadership conference expires January 31—don’t miss these reduced rates!

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IMQ Professionalism Courses Coming in February

Posted on 12/5/2013 by Albert Frausto in Professionalism Pharmacists

Issues of professionalism and ethics have a profound impact on the medical community, and whether you’re dealing with them in the present or preparing for the future, IMQ can help. Our Professionalism Program for Physicians and our Professionalism Program for Pharmacists have both been scheduled for February 22-23 at the DoubleTree Hotel LAX-El Segundo in Los Angeles.

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IMQ/CMA Committee on CME Revises CLC Requirement

Posted on 9/9/2013 by Albert Frausto in CME

Last year, the Committee initiated a process to clarify and simplify the requirement for CME Providers to consider enhancing cultural and linguistic competency (CLC) in planning CME activities with clinical, patient care content. In continuation of this effort, the Committee on CME proposed deleting the requirement that CLC be addressed in the CME Mission Statement. This change was approved by the CMA Board in July and by the IMQ Board at its August meeting. The new standard now reads:

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Register now for the 2013 Ambulatory Facility Workshop!

Posted on 8/13/2013 by Albert Frausto in Events Ambulatory

Is your ambulatory surgery center preparing for accreditation? The 2013 Ambulatory Facility Workshop is your chance to ask questions and get a head start!

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