The CME Coalition applauds the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for their proposal to recognize accredited continuing medical education (CME) as a Clinical Practice Improvement Activity (CPIA) under the new Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) — a physician reimbursement system created by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA).
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On February 19th, 2016, The American Medical Association (AMA) released a legal regularly document regarding The Physician Payment Sunshine Act (PPSA) with regards to the Open Payments Sunshine reporting requirements for Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities. This latest update and guidance from AMA aligns with the ongoing analysis that the CME Coalition has been pushing since the final rules and regulations were announced by CMS in October 2014.
Today we’re going to talk about CME Value and preferences from the physician and allied healthcare professional perspective. This is phase two of research that we’ve conducted for the past several years. In phase one we focused on feedback regarding overall value of CME. Now we are digging deeper into perceptions and the use of CME among those healthcare professionals.
A recent Global survey of funding organizations showed growing interest in the impact that CME has on physicians and their patients.
Hello and welcome to the Global Education Group CME Video Blog where we discuss emerging hot topics in the CME enterprise and share them with you. Today we are going to talk about a very big and important hot topic in CME, and that’s CME and social media. Everyone knows that social media has exploded in the last five years; Facebook now has more than 9 hundred million active users and twitter, which wasn’t even around officially until 2007, now has three hundred and forty million tweets daily. Some advocates have jumped on the social media band wagon for CME. They argue that twitter, Facebook and other social media platforms will help CME achieve new heights in terms of physician knowledge, competence and performance.