CME Outfitters Blog

Jul
25

Don’t Miss Out On Your MIPS Reimbursement
Tips & Activities to Help You Get Started Now

The Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) can be confusing for many, especially as new clinicians first become eligible to participate.  But meeting your MIPS requirements doesn’t have to be arduous and painful! Read on to learn how you can meet your MIPS requirements MIPS is one of two tracks under the Quality Payment Program (QPP) […]

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Jun
28

Shared Decision-Making: A Guide to Understanding and Implementing SDM

Shared decision-making (SDM) in health care is a collaborative process of communications in which clinicians and patients work together to make informed health care decisions that align with what matters most to patients and their individual concerns, preferences, goals, and values. SDM increases patient satisfaction, health outcomes, and quality of decisions, and studies have shown […]

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Jun
06

ACCME 2019 Meeting: What’s Next for CME

At the beginning of May, Whitney Faler, Director of Accreditation and Outcomes, joined accreditation colleagues at the ACCME 2019 Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL. The theme this year was Spring Forward and provided an excellent opportunity to discuss the challenges of accredited medical education across the nation and attend valuable sessions. For the first time […]

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May
14

Heads Up! Let’s Dissect The Anatomy of a Great Meeting

During the last weekend in April, twenty-four Otology and Neurology Fellows from around the world gathered in Little Rock, Arkansas, for the 4th Annual UAMS Otology Fellows Congress.  CME Outfitters worked to secure funding to provide this course for FREE!  This included hotel accommodations, all meals, transportation, and a cadaver lab to practice their skills.  […]

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Apr
12

What’s Next? The Art of Teaching with Tech

  You might not think Augmented Reality, 3D modeling or YouTube have much to do with CME, but think again.  CME Outfitters is constantly innovating and experimenting with new technology and online media platforms to make learning more convenient and effective for busy health care providers. As part of an educational grant from Johnson & […]

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By Alex Perez | CME Outfitters Blog
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Mar
19

From Analytics to Understanding: A Look Into Our 3D Pain Animation’s Debut at CME Outfitters’ Opioid Epidemic Premiere Symposium

Family medicine providers are uniquely qualified to lead the charge for precise and responsible prescribing for acute and chronic pain. Family medicine is at the forefront of managing chronic illness, handling comorbidities, and coordinating care for their patients. They know the patient and their family well and can apply a biopsychosocial approach to managing pain. […]

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Feb
25

Critical Takeaways (and an Award!) from the 2019 ACEhp Conference

Members of the CME Outfitters team were fortunate enough to join their colleagues in January at the Alliance of Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEhp) 44th Annual Meeting in National Harbor, MD. The theme of the meeting was The Power of Education to… and it was a great opportunity to see and network with […]

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Jan
29

A Short Guide to Understanding ABIM MOC Requirements: Q&A with CME Outfitters’ Director of Accreditation

“Since CME Outfitters activities are designed to focus on improving behaviors in practice and patient outcomes, when you engage in our activities, you are already earning credit towards MOC requirements.” The end of 2018 saw the initial ABIM cohort on the five-year cycle for MOC also come to an end. With diplomates requiring 100 MOC […]

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