This activity is appropriate for physicians in all specialties. Content may also be valuable to practice managers, consultants, or other professionals with an interest in trending issues related to U.S. health care.
Goals and Objectives
Clinically Integrated Networks (CINs) are separate legal entities created between the health system, physicians (employed/independent) and other providers to help facilitate the transition from volume to value. Over the past decade, organizations developed CINs, while investing time, capital and resources into this transformational strategies. Over the next decade, providers will work to optimize the value these organizations offer. This activity will provide a basic level definition of Clinical Integration, while providing tactics and case studies to enhance performance and the ultimate value of the CIN. Upon completion of the activity, learners should be better prepared to:
- Define Clinical Integrated Networks and the value to health systems, physicians and other providers.
- Review tactics deployed by CINs across the country that directly result in improved quality at a reduced cost.
- Examine 3 case studies of successful organizations deploying CINs, while understanding the need, tactics and results created by each CIN.
CME Release Date: April 22, 2019
Valid for credit through: April 22, 2020
Course type: Video lecture
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Southern Medical Association and Auburn University’s Raymond J. Harbert College of Business. The Southern Medical Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Southern Medical Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of .50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
For information on applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board. All healthcare professionals who are not MDs or DOs will receive a certificate of participation.
Instructions for Participation and Credit
To successfully earn credit, participants must complete the activity online during the valid credit period noted, following these steps:
- Read the goals and objectives, accreditation information, and author disclosures.
- View the educational video of the lecture.
- Study the educational references.
- Online, choose the best answer to each test question. Learners must receive a passing score of 80%.
- Complete the activity evaluation and outcomes.
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Matthew Fadel, MBA As a leader on Sg2’s Consulting team, Matt focuses on physician-hospital alignment models (eg, accountable care organizations [ACOs], clinically integrated networks [CINs], co-management) and strategic planning, both service line–wide and enterprise-wide. He specializes in engagements around the design, development and implementation of ACOs, CINs and co-management agreements.
The following individuals have stated that they have no relevant financial relationships occurring within the past 12 months to disclose.
Matthew Fadel, MBA
Dianne B. Love, PhD
Waldon Garriss, III, MD, MACP
Jennifer Price, MA
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