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New Research Reveals Doctors Who Maintain ABIM Certification Are More Likely to Meet Quality Metrics

Recently it was once again confirmed that physicians who complete regular activities to update their medical knowledge through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program perform better on Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) measures than those who do not. The recent analysis, as published in Annals of Internal […]

Rockpointe and AudioEducate Launch First Ever Accredited CME Program on Amazon’s Alexa

“Alexa, let me hear all about the ethical principles involved in human experimentation.” Rockpointe launches the first CME-certified course ever offered on Alexa through the AudioEducate platform. With joint providers the Potomac Center for Medical Education (PCME) and the Academy of Physicians in Clinical Research (APCR), a three-part series on the timely topic of patient informed […]

Online Accredited Educational CME/CE Course Designed to Help Community Based Radiologists Diagnose Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)

In an effort to help clinicians diagnose idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), Rockpointe, in partnership with the Potomac Center for Medical Education (PCME) and the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM), has launched a new CME/CE-certified webcourse geared toward community radiologists and radiologic technicians The National Institutes of Health estimates that about 100,000 Americans suffer from […]

Congress Passes VA Reform Bill, Includes CME Provision

Last week, Congress passed a major Veterans Affairs reform bill that includes a provision on CME to establish a program to provide education to non-VA professionals at no cost to the provider. The legislation, the “VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018” (the “VA MISSION Act of 2018”) was introduced first in […]

House Takes Action on Opioid-Related CME Measures

We have always been strong proponents of continuing medical education (CME), as we believe it is the solution to many different healthcare issues. Recently, it seems as though Congress is starting to understand the importance as well, with the introduction of several CME bills to the House and Senate. One of the recent bills to […]

Florida Passes Legislation Regarding Mandatory CME for Prescribers

On March 20, 2018, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed into law the legislation that is now Florida Statute 456.0301. This new law affects all prescribing practitioners other than APRNs and PAs, who have their own requirements for education, F.S. 464.013(3)(b) and F.S. 458.347(4)(e)3, respectively. The new law requires that if you are a prescriber who […]

Oklahoma Requires CME for Prescribers

Many states have taken the cue from the federal government and started their own investigation and research into opioids and the way opioids affect their particular state. Recently, Oklahoma joined the ranks of the states who have not just looked into the situation, but also went so far as to pass legislation to stymy the […]

House Introduces Bill to Require CME for Controlled Substance Prescribing

House of Representatives member Representative Susan W. Brooks recently introduced the ADAPT Act of 2018. The ADAPT Act (Abuse Deterrent and Prescriber Training Act of 2018) is an attempt to require training for prescribers of controlled substances. The bill would amend the Controlled Substances Act to include a requirement for all practitioners who are licensed under […]

ACCME Adopts New Strategic Plan

Recently, the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) held its March meetings with its Board of Directors, during which the Board adopted a new strategic plan. The new strategic plan discusses the ACCME’s goals to drive transformation in the learning environment, support the continuing medical education (CME) community, and simplify and align regulatory systems. The […]

Gottlieb Discusses Opioids and Lays Out Vision

On Wednesday, April 4, 2018, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb spoke at the National Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit. Gottlieb opened by comparing recent opioid deaths to those that happened at the peak of the AIDS epidemic in 1995. He started off discussing different strategiesthe FDA has pursued to address the challenges presented […]

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