CME Outfitters Blog

Jan
30

Top 3 Things That Get Us Excited In 2018

As the first month of 2018 comes to a close, I’m reminded of New Year’s resolutions and priorities that we all set to achieve in the new year. Most folks have lost sight of their resolutions by this time of the year, but  we at CME Outfitters are committed to focusing our energies on 3 […]

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Dec
08

Digital Health: Innovations Transforming the Management of Chronic Disease

Last week, Shari Tordoff and I stepped out of our traditional educational box and attended the 2017 HITLAB Innovators Summit to learn and experience the emerging innovations in digital health. It was an exciting, and sometimes daunting conference where we were presented with the many opportunities, challenges, barriers, and innovations unfolding in this field at […]

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Oct
06

Shaping CME with Predictive Modeling: Part 2

Welcome back! In the first installment of the outcomes blog, I provided a bit of background on predictive modeling and its importance in CME. For this blog post, I’ll review the types of data that can be used in predictive modeling and focus in on the predictive models that have the most relevance to CME. […]

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Sep
13

Shaping CME with Predictive Modeling: Part 1

The continuing medical education (CME) field is always changing. That’s a good thing, because it means we are keeping up with the rapid changes in the medical field, accommodating the needs of our learners, and discovering newer and better ways to measure the impact of CME.  But this constant change can be a challenge as well. How do we develop best practices that align […]

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New Study of Antipsychotic Use in Dementia

Call for guidelines for the use of antipsychotic drugs by people with dementia in nursing homes. New study suggests regular scrutiny of prescriptions and targeted education for physicians and nurses. [more…]

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Diagnostic Method for Alzheimer’s from Sweden Becomes International Standard

Researchers at Gothenburg University have developed a reference method for standardized measurements that diagnose Alzheimer’s disease decades before symptoms appear. The method has now formally been classified as the international reference method, which means that it will be used as the standard in Alzheimer’s diagnostics worldwide. Beta amyloid protein is commonly found in the brain. […]

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Does Sports Concussion Impact Men and Women Differently?

Research presented at AAN Sports Concussion Conference this month,  suggests that concussion may not significantly impair symptoms or cognitive skills for one gender over another, however, women may still experience greater symptoms and poorer cognitive performance at baseline testing. [More…]

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ADHD Drug Can Improve Cognition in Menopause

A double-blind, placebo-controlled study published in Psychopharmacology showed that menopausal women who took lisdexamfetamine showed improvement in both subjective and objective measures of cognitive decline that are often experienced at menopause. [More…]

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By R Kennedy | Cognition . Menopause . News . Women
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