Tag: CME

American Board of Medical Specialties Conference

ABMS, a  prominent board of medical specialty boards, will hold its annual conference in Chicago, September 25-27.  Healthcare professionals attending will include medical educators interested in professional development of clinicians. Web Courseworks’ customer CHEST (the American College of Chest Physicians) educates hundreds of practicing physicians, annually, on technology and procedures relating to topics like difficult airway […]

The End of the PDF Certificate

PDF Certificate Goes Extinct

On November 29, Web Courseworks’ Thought Leaders webinar series will be joined by Valerie Smothers, Deputy Director at MedBiquitous. MedBiquitous is an international health organization and ANSI-accredited developer of information technology standards for healthcare education and quality improvement and a true community of practice for innovative technologists in health education. In the webinar, entitled “CME […]

An Introduction to Population Health: Part I

population health

Population health has been defined as “the health outcomes of a group of individuals, including the distribution of such outcomes within the group” according to Improving Population Health. However, the definition is still abstract and has not reached its full potential. Population health is now moving into the EHR space as a healthcare improvement initiative. […]

Talking Performance Improvement and Certificates with MedBiquitous

certificates and performance improvement

No one involved with continuing education—not learners, not designers, certainly not LMS product owners—likes certificates. One of our best attended webinars ever was The Certificate is Obsolete: New Ways to Track PD, CE and Certification, which covered a couple of new options for reporting on learning activities, specifically Mozilla Open Badges and xAPI. Watch that […]

Next-Generation CME

Medical learning network

New White Paper Surveys Recent Research on CME The field of medicine is constantly evolving. Every year, new medical treatments and technologies are developed that doctors must learn if they want to continue to provide the best possible care. An effective continuing medical education (CME) system is crucial for keeping diverse medical professionals apprised of […]