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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Training provided in the following:
  • Administrative and departmental procedures Human subjects protection training Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Practice-based research skills Medical records review (chart auditing) Rapid cycle quality improvement process (PDSA cycles) Group facilitation and motivational methods (quality circles) Practice characterization model, change management approaches The Chronic Care Model and its implications Practice visits (shadowing PEAs in practices) Health information technology implementation and utilization Past and ongoing OKPRN studies "Best practices" study methodology Preventive services guidelines and implementation Billing and coding (E&M Coding), coding resources Electronic Practice Record (demographics, progress notes, and plans for practices) Handouts, patient education materials, practice resources Project-specific training

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