Education

The Simple Solution to America's Complex Health Literacy Problem

The Simple Solution to America's Complex Health Literacy Problem

"We are living in an era of great medical technological innovations. However, this is shifting healthcare back home and expecting patients to understand excessive medical information and follow complex instructions."

Most CME payments can go unreported: CMS

Most CME payments can go unreported: CMS

CMS redefined the Sunshine CME exemption, still allowing most payments to go unreported.

Eisai creates contest to educate kids about epilepsy

The new initiative will look to recruit a teenager with epilepsy to appear in the next iteration of its educational comic book series.

Cutting Through The Fog: How Clear Communication Can Save Lives

Cutting Through The Fog: How Clear Communication Can Save Lives

Using the same methods they use to stimulate demand for a brand, agencies can educate communities and ultimately transform how countries approach healthcare, urges H.E. Toyin Saraki.

PAs, NPs eager for pharma-backed patient resources: study

PAs, NPs eager for pharma-backed patient resources: study

Recent research suggests nurse practitioners and physicians assistants have a growing appetite for digital patient resources from industry.

ACCME tables logo ban again

ACCME tables logo ban again

After a wave of feedback, the accreditor has deferred a ban on use of corporate logos in disclosures of commercial support.

Study finds heart health knowledge lacking

The Cleveland Clinic finds that 75% of Americans don't worry about dying of heart disease, even though it's the country's leading killer.

Medicate responsibly, urges maker of Tylenol

Medicate responsibly, urges maker of Tylenol

J&J's campaign picks up where the FDA left off when it alerted physicians to concerns about prescribing acetaminophen-containing drugs but deferred action relative to OTC products.

ACCME closer to revising criteria

The accreditor wants comments on its new accreditation plan, but a new commendation proposal is yet to come.

Proposed guidelines kick industry off campus

Proposed guidelines kick industry off campus

Pew Charitable Trust's proposed conflict of interest guidelines could mean even less face time for sales reps and less industry money for CME programs.


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