Continuing Education Resources for Providers
Audience Response Systems
Meridia offers full service audience response solutions to ensure flawless execution of your program. Our tenured full-time staff delivers a worry-free interactive experience by facilitating every aspect of the audience response polling for your most important events. Each of our professionally facilitated programs are conducted using production-quality software, tested 100% accurate equipment and are staffed by a minimum of one on-site technician and two project coordinators at our national headquarters. If your event is too important to be left to chance, hire the industry leader.
Option Technologies Interactive
Our audience response systems are comprised of three components, and you can choose the combination of items that will provide you the perfect system for your needs. The wireless audience response keypads transmit input and votes from the audience and can also send information to them. OptionPower audience response software integrates seamlessly with Microsoft PowerPoint to receive the audience input and incorporate it real-time into your PowerPoint presentation. Our unique line of add-on modules helps you customize OptionPower for specific application needs.
Three basic elements make up a typical audience response system: polling software, response keypads, and a response receiver. Turning Technologies provides a variety of software and hardware options for you to choose from to meet your unique learning and meeting needs. Our audience and student response systems are extremely flexible and allow us to customize solutions to meet your presentation goals and objectives. Our team can work with you to create your ideal response technology solution. Systems are available to purchase or rent for any number of participants from five to thousands.
Audio Visual & Video Systems
At CMEinfo, our focus is on making the medical information presented at live conferences available to physicians who are unable to attend the conferences. We currently videotape more than 1,000 hours and fulfill more than 8,000 orders annually. CMEinfo has three state-of-the-art video editing suites and two digital audio editing suites. Every conference we capture is edited to produce a broadcast-quality program. No medical information is ever removed, but we take out all the extraneous announcements.
Our keystone service is the production of Conference Proceedings on CDs, DVDs, USB Sticks, or online. Proceedings are usually developed in one to four weeks, and our clients often take advantage of our Conference Harvester™ service to streamline and simplify the speaker data collection process.
Image Audiovisuals, Inc.
Image Audiovisuals began with an idea twenty years ago - to focus on providing the best customer service possible. Today, the entire Image staff shares in this vision - we offer a diversified approach in providing proven expertise and superior customer service to all of our clients. Image Audiovisuals creates high-quality multimedia productions using state-of-the-art technologies. We offer planning, scripting, voice talent, digital, non-linear editing, multiple camera on-location shooting, presentation content design, graphics, and 3-D animation.
KIT digital is a premium provider of end-to-end video technology and services. Our cloud-based video asset management solution (VAM), the KIT Platform, enables thousands of enterprise, content distributor and network operator clients to produce, manage and deliver highly engaging multi-screen video experiences to audiences wherever they are. With deep experience that runs the gamut from traditional broadcast systems engineering to "over-the-top" (OTT) social video applications, we are uniquely positioned to deliver truly complete video solutions, from the lens of the camera to the eye of the audience ('lens to lens'), and to guide our clients into the future of Internet-delivered media.
For webcasting services you need a worry free solution to make your event an online success. Sonic Foundry Event Services equips you with a team of trained technicians who work on-site to webcast your event. You simply schedule your presentations and our team takes care of the rest. Sonic Foundry Event Services provides event webcasting solutions for conferences, meetings and events of all sizes - including the ability to orchestrate large online events or manage thousands of hours of on-demand content for education, training and marketing.
We develop technology to assist clinicians in the acquisition and processing of medical knowledge. Without innovative solutions to help clinicians better understand and leverage new drugs, diagnostics, and approaches, medical error will continue to rise unabated. TheraSim will continue to aggressively research novel approaches and technologies in the development of products to help health care providers manage this complexity for the benefit of patients.
Medical Media Solutions
Medical Media Solutions is a visual arts company serving the needs of the medical community. We can help you with customized patient education videos, television commercials, surgical technique videos, medical and surgical photography, 3-D animation, medical presentations, web sites, DVD duplication and more! Healthcare video production is at the heart of our company and surgical video production is our specialty. Our knowledge and experience in this narrow field of video creation is unparalleled.
Conference Support & Logistics
AOE supports the continuous professional development of individual CME/CE professionals, by providing training programs that enhance knowledge, skills, and competency of those helping develop quality, evidence-based education for physicians and other healthcare practitioners. These training programs include: CCMEP Exam Preparation, CME Bootcamp, Customized CME/CE Compliance Training.
Aligned Management Associates, Inc.
AMA, Inc. is a biomedical communications company that offers more than thirty years of experience in conference organization and specialty-association management. We understand the challenges in creating and growing a medical meeting or specialty society, especially in a highly competitive field, and believe that success depends on strategy, communication, and attention to detail. From hotel contract negotiation to syllabus production to on-site management, we provide strategic and administrative support for conference planning and production. We collaborate with meeting chairpersons and faculty, CME sponsors, hotel personnel, graphic and web designers, audio-visual providers, and others to create a successful event.
BSC Management, Inc. is all you need for your association management and conference planning needs. Our talented staff of event planning professionals are adept at producing fun and unique special events. BSC Management provides comprehensive solutions for conferences and trade shows of any size. We are a TURN-KEY operation.
Electronic Education Documentation System
Imagine having all of your CME attendance documented and organized automatically, and made available to you online anytime and anywhere, for just pennies a day. With our exclusive swipe card system, you'll never again have to spend hours wading through paperwork to organize your CME. When credentialing time rolls around, your CME attendance will be organized and ready to view, print, or e-mail from your eeds account.
Event Call In
Whenever you attend a meeting or pursue continuing education or work at an hourly rate there is always some sort of sign-in process.
There are a variety of approaches used for this tracking: Registration Cards issued to conference attendees with a bar code or other unique identifier; Sign in Sheets in each session; Time Clocks. The result of these methods are costly and inefficient.
The solution: Have each person attending an event sign in using their own cell phone.
At Meeting Masters, Inc., we have mastered the art of planning, executing, evaluating, and recapping flawless meetings, conferences and incentive programs. Whether it is a two day incentive trip or a two week extensive national conference, you will not find a stronger, more experienced and dedicated team. Our goal is to become part of your team and we work hard to exceed all your objectives and expectations. We want each and every one of your attendees and guests to have a 100 percent positive experience on every program we manage.
Premier Meeting Services
Combined we have 35+ years of meeting planning expertise and have established partnershps with several organizations and we bring those benefits to you. Contract negotiations, Site selection, Meeting planning and management, Cost-effective travel, Audiovisual, IT resources, Graphic design, Copy editors & medical writers...
Vivacity Consulting takes a grounded approach to exemplary results. The firm offers you highly acclaimed assistance for all aspects of continuing medical education design, implementation and evaluation, as well as assistance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and/or IMQ/CMA accreditation process. We have an well-trained, highly motivated team with direct knowledge of the industry and extensive experience. We have assisted in the planning and implemenation of national specialty society meetings, small hands-on workshops, learning management systems, webinar training programs, journal CME activities, and online enduring materials.
Improving Education Outcomes
Spectrum Medical Education
Spectrum Medical Education is your resource for improving educational effectiveness through strategic planning, instructional design and faculty and staff development. In partnership with CE providers and medical education companies we improve instructional effectiveness, motivate learners to participate and produce more impactful learning outcomes. Spectrum is dedicated to raising CE to new heights. See our website at www.spectrummeded.com or contact us at 215-896-9462.
Learning Management Systems
CME Tracker is designed with the busy CME professional, in mind. Organize the volumes of data that accumulate in the planning, implementation and tracking of CME events, credits, facilities, speakers, supporters and attendees.
CRMCulture introduces a modern, full featured software application to the world of Continuing Medical Education, CRM for CME. CRM for CME was built specifically for the thought leaders in Continuing Medical Education, bringing you the experts' choice in Seminar and CME management. And now, this product is available to you in a single, affordable all-in-one package.
We saw a critical need in learning technology: to create a better, modern learning platform; one that took the popular and emerging features of the Internet like the personalization of popular ecommerce sites, with the community features of social networking, while offering the critical LMS features needed to deliver "serious", mission-critical professional education, all delivered on a scalable, cloud-based solution. Crowd Wisdom™ is our vision.
EthosCE is a full-featured, ACCME PARS-compliant learning management system designed to automate and streamline continuing medical education (CME) in medical associations, academic medical centers, education companies, and healthcare systems. Learn more about our monthly subscription and enterprise-level versions.
Web Courseworks delivers more than software. We are an education technology firm committed to the success of our client's eLearning initiatives. The CourseCreate hosted eLearning tool was developed exclusively in response to our clients' need to create XML-driven Flash output synergistically and efficiently without having to use flash development tools. With CourseCreate your team can develop sophisticated courses rapidly using a collaborative yet accountable workflow.
Meeting Destinations & Resorts
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel
With 258 updated guestrooms and unique meeting spaces for the executive meeting retreat to the Big Island or the energetic incentive group vacation, Mauna Kea Beach Hotel helps give even the busiest meeting planners a little beach time for themselves - because we make it easy to succeed, down to those devilish details. We not only make business a pleasure, we take leisure very seriously, with two of Hawaii's very best beaches, two world-class golf courses, an 11-court Seaside Tennis Club and great facilities for shopping, dining, recreation and spouse and children's programs.
Sheraton Sand Key Resort
Sheraton Sand Key Resort is Tampa Bay's premier meeting and vacation destination located on pristine Sand Key Island in Clearwater Beach. Our exceptional meeting planners and delightful staff are always ready for any and all requests you may have. We offer incomparable meeting and convention services with an exceptional twist making your corporate meeting or conference as unique as you are resulting in one of the leading meeting venues in the Tampa Bay area. With over 24,000 square feet of indoor meeting space as well as 10 acres of exquisite private beach on the Gulf of Mexico, you won't regret giving up the congestion of Tampa.
The most accessible mountain conference center in America, Snowbird offers 50,000 square feet of meeting space and over 500 guestrooms in an inspirational alpine environment. Snowbird offers 31 meeting rooms varying in size within close proximity of each other and a 15,000-square-foot Event Center is available in the summer. The highly-trained conference service staff is committed to making every event a memorable and successful experience for your attendees.
St Julien Hotel & Spa
St Julien Hotel & Spa – a fabulous way to stay in the heart of Boulder, Colorado. Here, world-class accommodations and service balance perfectly with the sensibility that made Boulder famous. Where nature meets nurture and simplicity meets style. Our central location and stunning views of the Flatiron Mountains are just the beginning. Inside this unique Colorado luxury hotel is a sanctuary built just for you. A pervasive atmosphere of relaxation and renewal, comfort and style.
Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite
Elevate your meetings in the High Sierra. With a central California location just minutes from Yosemite National Park and a short drive from the Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite welcomes groups year-round with breathtaking views of the Sierra National Forest, a four diamond refined mountain lodge ambiance and the incredible natural beauty of neighboring Yosemite National Park.
Outcomes Assessment & Evaluation
CE Measure is published by Carden Jennings Publishing (CJP). It is the first peer-reviewed journal dedicated specifically to the art and science of healthcare educational outcomes measurement. Original manuscripts that address outcomes methodologies, results, practice-based protocols, CE conference highlights and abstracts, and case histories are published to promote vigorous academic scrutiny of this important subject.
CE Outcomes, LLC
Performance/Outcomes Assessments Our evaluation processes and services offer an opportunity to examine the effectiveness of educational programs using validated assessment techniques and rigorous evaluation protocols. For each evaluation study, we take into account the measures, the assessment technique, study design, and analysis plan. Our reports include the purpose of the study, describe the methodology and measures, and provide standardized objective metrics for internal and external reporting purposes.
Educational Measures, LLC
It's not uncommon for companies to wish their grants management system could do more. If you feel this way, it might make sense to consider Educational Measures. Educational Measures prides itself on its highly adaptable grants management application that supports a company's ever changing requirements. With unparalleled customer service and years of experience, Educational Measures may have the solution for you!
Improve Continuing Medical Education
Comprehensive Assessment of Current Outcomes Measurement Prior to developing improved measurement methodologies and processes, Improve CME can review all aspects of your organization's current outcomes measurement processes. The quality of the initial assessment will lay the course for a more accurate and efficient process of development and improvement. Procedural efficiency is one of the reasons Improve CME can bring you our services at lower costs than our competitors.
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine
The CME community is seeking to firmly demonstrate that physician participation in continuing education makes a positive difference in the quality of patient care. Additionally, grantors are making strategic decisions related to measuring the impact of educational activities; increasingly, EOM is a requirement of commercial support. PIM offers proven, cost-effective methodologies utilizing evidence-based evaluation strategies. When you're ready to take an in-depth look at the effectiveness of your CME initiatives, look to PIM.
Quantum Outcomes assessments are multi-dimensional and scientifically rigorous, specifically designed to evaluate both educational effectiveness and the clinical impact of continuing education.Assessments can be scaled to measure the educational outcomes of a single activity or large-scale, multi-faceted curricula. All Quantum assessments are customized for you to meet your organization's individual needs. Quantum assessments can help your organization improve the quality of both current and future continuing education and enhance patient care!
Peer Review Services
CME Peer Review
CME Peer Review offers external, 3rd party evaluation. The Company and its Founder are free of conflict of interest. Whether you have insufficient resources to audit your activities or need to objectively gather data for program quality improvement or funders, VerifyCE™ helps demonstrate your commitment to quality improvement and regulatory compliance.
Medical Writers / Resources
Tracy E. Bunting PhD, Inc. | Professional Medical Writing and Consulting Services
Specializing in medical communication to physicians and industry for 15 years. Offering expert quality content and attention to detail in the latest science and pharmaceutical topic areas.