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Exploring the latest developments in continuing professional education and LMS technologies.

Will COVID-19 Change CME Forever?

We all know that COVID-19 changed CME in 2020. Live meetings were canceled. Providers started broadcasting virtual sessions. Enduring activities and webinars became a preferred activity type for many learners. But will those changes continue beyond the COVID-19 era? Will the crisis have other long-lasting impacts on CME, even after the situation improves and live…

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The AMA is Streamlining CME Administration. You Can, Too.

Could your CME reporting stand to be simplified? The American Medical Association (AMA) sure thinks so. Last year, as part of its collaboration with the ACCME, the AMA decided to reduce the number of CME learning formats from 7 to just 3. The AMA also simplified the requirements for all three types in an effort…

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Here’s What 2019 Holds for Continuing Education Software

We’re now nineteen years into the 21st century, and a lot of exciting things are happening in the world of continuing education (CE) technology. Over the last several months, we’ve explored several of those developments, including: Increasing participation in continuing medical education (CME) activities among different types of clinicians How technology can help meet the…

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CME Participation is Increasing Faster Than You Think

Whether you’re looking at the number of activities, hours of instruction, physician interactions, or some other metric, there’s no denying it. Participation in continuing medical education (CME) activities is on the rise. According to a new report by the ACCME, more CME activities are being completed by an increasingly diverse body of participants. The report…

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The Future of CME Administration: Less Admin, More Data

If you’ve ever wondered how to access information about continuing medical education (CME) activities, consult your CME director. That’s the person who knows how many CME activities your organization offers, what those activities cover, and how many learners are participating. Basically, CME directors have their finger on the pulse of all things CME. It’s their…

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4 Continuing Education Technology Predictions for 2017

What does 2017 hold for continuing education (CE) technology? Given the healthy growth of learning management system (LMS) technologies in 2016, this year promises to be an exciting one for CE providers and learners. With an eye toward industry trends, we’re prepared to make a few predictions for CE technology advancements in 2017. Here are…

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Did Our 2016 LMS Technology Predictions Come True?

How much did the learning management system (LMS) technology market grow in 2016? Did more providers embrace the cloud? Is video becoming a dominant online learning format? Last January, we addressed these questions and offered our predictions for the coming year. Now it’s time to see whether our 2016 LMS forecast was accurate. In an…

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3 Exciting Ideas and Innovations in Continuing Professional Education

Wouldn’t it be interesting to attend a continuing medical education (CME) meeting where patients contributed to content development? Or what about an interactive game that helps learners understand the regulations that govern their profession? Well, both concepts could be coming to a continuing education (CE) activity near you! We’re always scouring the news to find…

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Introducing Embed Technology: Add Continuing Education Tools to Your Existing Learner Interface

It seems like Rievent announces valuable developments all the time! Just thirteen months ago, we introduced support for regularly scheduled series (RSS) CME. That enhancement was a significant breakthrough as RSS is an important CME format at hospitals around the country. Now we’re excited to introduce a new product that can benefit nearly every provider…

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