Capsules http://meetingsnet.com/blog/19580/feed en ACCME Adds More Clarification about REMS to its FAQ Page http://meetingsnet.com/blog/accme-adds-more-clarification-about-rems-its-faq-page <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>The Accreditation Council for CME has added a few more answers to its FAQ page, this time on <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/cme-regs/fda-issues-final-rems" title="FDA Issues Final REMS" target="_blank">REMS</a></span>.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/capsules">Capsules</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/accme-adds-more-clarification-about-rems-its-faq-page" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/accme-adds-more-clarification-about-rems-its-faq-page#comments CME Regs Capsules Fri, 02 Nov 2012 17:35:00 +0000 29291 at http://meetingsnet.com Photos of 2012 CCMEPs—Congratulations! http://meetingsnet.com/blog/photos-2012-ccmeps-congratulations <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p> While my photos from the 23rd Annual Conference of the National Task Force on CME Provider/Industry Collaboration in Baltimore did not come out so great, fortunately we had a professional shutterbug at the after-hours celebration of new <a href="http://meetingsnet.com/medicalmeetings/cme_rules_regs/continuing_medical_education_profession_certification_program_1208">CCMEPs</a>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/capsules">Capsules</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/photos-2012-ccmeps-congratulations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/photos-2012-ccmeps-congratulations#comments Medical Meetings Capsules Wed, 31 Oct 2012 13:40:00 +0000 29141 at http://meetingsnet.com <p> Annette Schwind with her mentor Audrie Tornow, both from Paradigm Medical Communications. Photo by Darrah Ribble, DR3 Productions, Valley Forge, Penn.</p> Newish Blog You Must Bookmark: CME/CE Rumors http://meetingsnet.com/blog/newish-blog-you-must-bookmark-cmece-rumors <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Pam Beaton's CME/CE Rumors aims to be the Snopes of the CME world, debunking common myths and misperceptions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/capsules">Capsules</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/newish-blog-you-must-bookmark-cmece-rumors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/newish-blog-you-must-bookmark-cmece-rumors#comments Medical Meetings Capsules Wed, 24 Oct 2012 12:56:00 +0000 28771 at http://meetingsnet.com Tales from the Task Force: A Few Announcements http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tales-task-force-few-announcements <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p> There were a couple of fairly big announcements made at the 23rd Annual Conference of the National Task Force on CME Provider/Industry Collaboration last week, a gathering of around 250 continuing medical educators and pharmaceutical professionals, with some assorted consultants and companies thrown into the mix.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/capsules">Capsules</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tales-task-force-few-announcements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tales-task-force-few-announcements#comments Medical Meetings Capsules Tue, 16 Oct 2012 22:08:00 +0000 28481 at http://meetingsnet.com Tales from the Task Force: Conflict of Interest Is Trickier than You Think http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tales-task-force-conflict-interest-trickier-you-think <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p> J. David Haddox, DDS, MD, vice president, Health Policy, Purdue Pharma LP, was asked to be controversial in his opening keynote at the 23rd Annual Conference of the National Task Force on CME Provider/Industry Collaboration, held last week in Baltimore. I&#39;d say he did a bang-up job of it, starting off with this doozy:</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/capsules">Capsules</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tales-task-force-conflict-interest-trickier-you-think" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/tales-task-force-conflict-interest-trickier-you-think#comments CME Regs Medical Meetings Resources Capsules Tue, 16 Oct 2012 16:09:00 +0000 28441 at http://meetingsnet.com Free webinar on social media and medical meetings pros http://meetingsnet.com/blog/free-webinar-social-media-and-medical-meetings-pros <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p> I&#39;d like to cordially invite you to join <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span> advocate Derek Warnick, principal, D. Warnick Consulting and author of the Confessions of a Medical Educator blog, Alex Djuricich, associate dean for CME, program director in Medicine-Pediatrics at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, and author of the Mired in MedEd blog, and myself on October 23 at 3 p.m.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/capsules">Capsules</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/free-webinar-social-media-and-medical-meetings-pros" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/free-webinar-social-media-and-medical-meetings-pros#comments Medical Meetings Capsules Tue, 09 Oct 2012 14:23:00 +0000 28301 at http://meetingsnet.com You don't have to wait until November http://meetingsnet.com/blog/you-dont-have-wait-until-november <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Vote early, vote often, for your favorite <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/medical-meetings" title="" target="_blank">medical meetings</a></span> property!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/capsules">Capsules</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/you-dont-have-wait-until-november" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/you-dont-have-wait-until-november#comments Medical Meetings Capsules Mon, 24 Sep 2012 20:14:00 +0000 27861 at http://meetingsnet.com Looking for Some Pharma Meeting Management Thought Leaders http://meetingsnet.com/blog/looking-some-pharma-meeting-management-thought-leaders <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p> If you plan meetings for a pharmaceutical, medical device, or other life sciences company and have expertise to share in complying with today&#39;s regulations, <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/strategic-meetings-management" title="Strategic Meetings Management " target="_blank">strategic meetings management</a></span>, technology, international meetings, tradeshows and conventions, contracting and negotation, or other crucial elements of pharma planning, here&#39;s your chance to shine!</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/capsules">Capsules</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/looking-some-pharma-meeting-management-thought-leaders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/looking-some-pharma-meeting-management-thought-leaders#comments News Capsules Thu, 20 Sep 2012 13:00:00 +0000 27691 at http://meetingsnet.com New certification coming for medical meeting planners http://meetingsnet.com/blog/new-certification-coming-medical-meeting-planners <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>The medical meeting professional certification just got one step closer to reality. The question is, do we really need one?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/capsules">Capsules</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/new-certification-coming-medical-meeting-planners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/new-certification-coming-medical-meeting-planners#comments News Capsules Thu, 13 Sep 2012 14:47:00 +0000 27471 at http://meetingsnet.com The Alliance's National Disclosure System is coming soon http://meetingsnet.com/blog/alliances-national-disclosure-system-coming-soon <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p> The for Continuing Education in the Health Profession&#39;s <a href="http://meetingsnet.com/medicalmeetings/cme_rules_regs/providers/alliance-cme-developing-national-disclosure-system-0914">National Disclosure System</a>, which originally was slated to launch earlier this year, is still in the works, according to a post by the Alliance&#39;s interim COO Gregory Paulos, MBA, FACEHP, on the Alliance&#39;s LinkedIn group.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/capsules">Capsules</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/alliances-national-disclosure-system-coming-soon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/alliances-national-disclosure-system-coming-soon#comments Medical Meetings Resources Capsules Thu, 06 Sep 2012 13:43:00 +0000 26881 at http://meetingsnet.com Reaching across the aisle http://meetingsnet.com/blog/reaching-across-aisle <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p> While I have pretty much nothing in common with Paul Newman&rsquo;s character in the 1967 film Cool Hand Luke, we do tend to agree on one thing: &ldquo;What we&rsquo;ve got here is a failure to communicate.&rdquo; I see it already in our presidential election process, which, whatever side of the fence you&rsquo;re on, is becoming increasingly uncivil, mean-spirited, truth-bending, and downright nasty&mdash;and we still have a way to go before Election Day.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/capsules">Capsules</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/reaching-across-aisle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/reaching-across-aisle#comments Medical Meetings Capsules Wed, 05 Sep 2012 18:29:00 +0000 26831 at http://meetingsnet.com Ever wonder what your webinar participants are really doing? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/ever-wonder-what-your-webinar-participants-are-really-doing <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p> I know, they&#39;re totally engrossed in the webinar, hanging on the presenter&#39;s every word, jotting down notes and typing in questions. Or maybe they&#39;re more like the @CMEGuy (and me): <a href="http://cmeconfessions.wordpress.com/2012/08/15/this-is-your-brain-30-minutes-into-a-60-minute-webinar/">This is your brain 30 minutes into a 60-minute webinar</a>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/ever-wonder-what-your-webinar-participants-are-really-doing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/ever-wonder-what-your-webinar-participants-are-really-doing#comments Audience Engagement Capsules face2face Tue, 21 Aug 2012 16:10:00 +0000 25941 at http://meetingsnet.com AMA conducting three credit pilot projects http://meetingsnet.com/blog/ama-conducting-three-credit-pilot-projects <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>The American Medical Association has approved three pilot projects that aim to see if there are ways to make the PRA credit system more relevant to today's clinicians.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/capsules">Capsules</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/ama-conducting-three-credit-pilot-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/ama-conducting-three-credit-pilot-projects#comments CME Design Capsules Tue, 07 Aug 2012 20:23:00 +0000 25411 at http://meetingsnet.com Supreme Court says healthcare reform law's individual mandate can stand http://meetingsnet.com/blog/supreme-court-says-healthcare-reform-laws-individual-mandate-can-stand <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>It looks like the Supreme Court upheld with a 5-4 ruling the individual mandate in the Affordable Care Act. So what does that mean for CME providers and pharma company meeting professionals? I'd say it means we need to stay the course we've been on ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/capsules">Capsules</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/supreme-court-says-healthcare-reform-laws-individual-mandate-can-stand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/supreme-court-says-healthcare-reform-laws-individual-mandate-can-stand#comments Pharma/Device Regs Capsules Fri, 29 Jun 2012 18:13:00 +0000 24500 at http://meetingsnet.com Looking for some accreditation tips http://meetingsnet.com/blog/looking-some-accreditation-tips <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>What do you know now that you wish you knew the first time you went through the Accreditation Council for CME's accreditation process? I'm looking to collect some tips for an article in an upcoming issue of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/medical-meetings" title="" target="_blank">Medical Meetings</a></span>. Please leave a comment below, ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/capsules">Capsules</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/looking-some-accreditation-tips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/looking-some-accreditation-tips#comments 99999: Untagged Capsules Thu, 21 Jun 2012 20:35:23 +0000 24522 at http://meetingsnet.com