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While 60% of Americans with diabetes are screened for diabetic retinopathy, the residents in the Jefferson Internal Medicine Associates (JIMA) ambulatory clinic had a lower screening rate (roughly 50%).(1) Our project aimed to increase that screening rate.
quality improvement, diabetes, diabetic retinopathy, ambulatory resident clinic
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Jones, R. Benson; Katz, Guy; Zaid, Jon; Sangha, Navdeep; and Davis, Rebecca, "Improving Screening for Diabetic Retinopathy in an Ambulatory Resident Clinic" (2019). House Staff Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Conference (2016-2019). Poster 114.