Success seen in fighting CME bias

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Progress in keeping commercial bias from industry-based certified CME is at hand, say those who produce and fund it.

“For the most part…grantor companies in CME are following the rules because they have gotten the message. Providers of CME are following the rules,” said John Kamp, executive director, Coalition for Healthcare Communication, in a new video, Conflict of Interest: The Bottom Line, produced by CME Peer Review, an independent review organization.

But keeping med ed independent remains a struggle—there is a 38% non-compliance rate for conflict of interest disclosures, per the Accreditation Council for CME (ACCME).

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