PIM Development Is Underway

Performance Improvement Modules are last phase in Maintenance of Certification™

Stuart J. Fischer, MD

What are Performance Improvement Modules (PIMs)? They are a new way for us as orthopaedic surgeons to assess what we are doing in practice. Additionally a PIM can be part of a performance improvement continuing medical education module (PI CME) that enables us to receive CME credit for this process. The PIM relates to the chart review process while the PI CME module ties the PIM to CME. And we can do it without leaving our offices.

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