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

What You Don’t Know About Your CME Software

Imagine if nobody had ever told you about smartphones. There you’d be, drifting about with a flip phone. Since you’d be unaware that everyone around you could access GPS, social media, and email at any time using a device they kept in their pockets, you’d continue using a desktop device – or maybe the Rand…

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How to Adapt Learning Software to Your CME Activities

Managing CME activities might feel a lot like juggling, especially when you provide multiple types of CME. Not only do you have to deliver different activities in different formats; you might use different software to manage those activities. That is, you might think you have to use different types of software. Consider a publisher who…

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The One-Size-Fits-All LMS vs. the LMS for CME

If you’re researching learning management systems for continuing medical education (CME) or continuing education (CE), you may have encountered “do everything” learning software. These one-size-fits-all products might look like they can handle most CME/CE tasks. And in some respects, they can. But there’s a whole lot they can’t do, too. Any learning management system (LMS)…

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A New and Valuable Way to Use Rievent Connect

In the world of continuing education (CE) software, flexibility counts for a lot. When we launched Rievent Connect back in 2016, that’s exactly what we were trying to deliver: a flexible option for online activities that streamlined everything for CE learners and providers. Three years on, Rievent Connect is doing what we designed it to…

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What Do Your Learners Really Expect from CME?

Improved patient outcomes, useful insights, credits needed to satisfy board requirements – these are just some of the things most learners expect from their CME. However, these expectations aren’t the end-all, be-all upshot of continuing medical education. Far from it. According to a recent JAMA article co-authored by ACCME President and CEO, Graham McMahon, and…

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For CE Software, Take Privacy and Data Security Seriously

When it comes to choosing continuing education (CE) software, learner privacy and data security matter. For one thing, you want your learners to be confident you’re using their data appropriately. What’s more, you want to know with absolute certainty that you’ll never lose any of your CE data. So, how should a CE software provider…

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What to Expect After You Choose CE Software

You did it. You chose your new CE software. Months of vendor selection and sales meetings are over. The finish line is in sight! There’s just one more thing you’ve got to do. You might call it “getting set up” with the software. Your vendor just calls it “onboarding.” Setup should be simple, transparent, and…

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For CME Software Support, Set Your Expectations High

When it comes to technical support for CME software, most people know what to expect. Constant problems mean constant phone calls. Then there are wait times – long ones. Sometimes, you don’t even have a dedicated account manager. You just dial into a call center and hope for the best. And then you do it…

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3 Rules for Choosing CME Software

When a CME provider approaches us for the first time, the conversation usually centers around two specific things: How do I know this CME software will actually solve my problems? Do I want to enter into a long-term relationship with this company? Every provider has questions and concerns, but these are the fundamental issues they…

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