CME Outfitters Blog

Mar
12

A Melanoma Mystery: Cluster of Rare Uveal Melanoma Cases in Alabama and North Carolina Concern Researchers

Ashley McCrary didn’t think much about the blurred vision she was experiencing until a friend noticed a freckle in the iris of her right eye in 2012. Just weeks later, after a jarring trip to an ocular oncologist where McCrary learned she had uveal melanoma (UM) – a rare and extremely metastatic cancer – she […]

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Feb
26

From Small Towns to the Big City: Adding CME and CE Credit to Your Meetings Is Easier Than You Think

It is amazing how quickly major metropolitan areas turn to small towns and farmland. You would never know I live in a commuter town in Washington, DC if you drove through Charles Town, West Virginia. Surrounded by mountains and flanked by the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers, it’s very much a world of our own out […]

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Feb
07

Lessons From the Frontlines of Continuing Medical Education

4 Critical Takeaways from the 2018 ACEhp Conference Members of the CME Outfitters team, specifically co-managing partners, Jan Perez and Shari Tordoff; Director of Accreditation, Whitney Faler, MPA; and Director of Educational Outcomes, Jamie Reiter, PhD, were fortunate enough to join their colleagues in January at the Alliance of Continuing Education in the Health Professions […]

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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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