Being an exhibitor at an industry conference = Expensive with an increasingly limited return over the course of only a few days
Being a sponsor for CMEpalooza = Inexpensive with the ability to reach hundreds of CME professionals over the course of many months and drive traffic to your website
To see all of the reasons why you should consider a sponsorship for CMEpalooza in 2015, please click here for the Sponsorship Prospectus.
For information on our CMEpalooza Company Spotlight opportunities, please click here.
Want some more reasons to consider sponsorship? Check out this infographic with all kinds of interesting facts and figures from CMEpalooza Spring 2015.
***Confirmed CMEpalooza Fall Sponsors***
GOLD LEVEL SPONSORS
Genentech sees scientists, researchers, and medical professionals working together to solve the world’s most pressing problems. We see patients coming together to for communities. We see organizations providing education, raising awareness and providing much-needed support. That’s why we offer support, resources, and funding.
Genentech—Doing now what patients need next.
PlatformQ Health Education
Jayne Chaplick, Director, Digital Education
PlatformQ Health (PQH) is a digital education company that uses cutting-edge video and virtual technologies to produce live, virtual online learning activities. The mission at PQH is to be the world’s leading producer of interactive, online educational events. The company aims to create next-generation digital educational experiences that:
- Deliver practical, relevant and fair-balanced educational content in sessions led by expert clinicians from around the world
- Facilitate synchronous interaction and adult learning, and
- Foster a global community of education, improved patient outcomes, and social responsibility
PlatformQ Health Education works with leading CME/CE providers to develop the highest quality CME programs for health care professionals.
SILVER LEVEL SPONSORS
CTI Meeting Technology (formerly Coe Truman Technologies/WEBGES)
Andy Karsen, Account Executive
CTI Meeting Technology has been connecting people and meeting content for 30 years. An industry expert, we provide reliable software combined with world-class customer service to over 300 meetings annually. Our team knows how to streamline the workflow of your meetings and works with you to integrate our technology with your existing systems.
CTI Meeting Technology products include:
- cPaper and cOASIS: abstract management systems including online submission, review, session building, reporting and ePoster tools for all size meetings.
- cOasis: Centralized disclosure collection and review for medical and scientific organizations
- cSlide: presentation management system accommodating the upload and distribution of presentations, session recording and an online content library
- cSlide: Digital evaluations and outcomes surveys; data collection for the preparation of examinations and CME tracking for your registrants
For more information, visit our website at www.ctimeetingtech.com.
Marc W. Crawford, President/CEO
Founded over a decade ago as a technology company focused on data collection and management in the healthcare industry, Educational Measures was created to meet a need in the marketplace; the need to effectively collect and analyze data to its fullest extent to improve physician performance and ultimately patient care. Using their background in technology and education, the founders built a company based on cutting edge technology, innovative thinking and superior customer service.
Educational Measures’ Array technology is a versatile and exciting meeting technology that brings content and information right into your attendees’ hands. Please watch the video below to learn more and contact us for a quick demonstration of all our services.
Jason Olivieri, MPH, Manager Outcome Services
Imedex, an ACCME-accredited provider, is an industry leader in providing continuing education to healthcare professionals, developing high quality, scientific programming that translates the latest research into clinically relevant information through domestic and international live programming and the Imedex e-Learning Center (ELC), which connects more than 13,000 registered practicing community physicians specializing in oncology with certified CME. Imedex is also an established provider of accreditation and education outcome assessment services, with 25 years of accrediting both live and eLearning activities and an outcomes team with 10 years of experience in measuring the impact of CME. Visit our CME outcomes blog –www.assessCME.wordpress.com – to learn more.
Steven Scrivner, MPA, CHCP, Vice President, Educational Strategy
Raji Mohanam, Vice President, Educational Partnerships
With more than 2 million unique visitors each month and reaching more than 800,000 clinicians, MedPage Today (MPT) is a trusted news service for healthcare professionals, providing a clinical perspective on the breaking medical news that their patients are reading. MPT engages these audiences in a variety of ways, including outbound drivers such as Daily Headlines and Morning Break e-newsletters, Breaking News Alerts and CME Alerts, and inbound drivers such as site placement, search engine optimization, and recommended/”see also” links. These diverse drivers combine to allow MPT a high level of reach to and engagement with a wide range of specialty audiences and provide our educational partners with a cost effective solution for delivering Internet-based CME activities.
Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC
William Riley; Managing Partner
Audrie Tornow, CHCP; Senior Director, CME
A multiple award-winning medical education company, Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC develops innovative medical education activities expertly tailor to fulfill the needs of diverse, sophisticated clinical audiences and diligently monitors ongoing activities to facilitate continuous growth and improvement.
Paradigm has experience in developing and implementing CME activities in a wide variety of formats, including live events; print newsletters, monographs, and peer-reviewed journal supplements; electronic media; and web-based activities, including on-demand webinars, podcasts, mobile applications, and interdisciplinary web conferences, as well as website design, development, and maintenance.
Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
For more information, please visit us at http://www.paradigmmc.com or call 845-398-5900.
BRONZE LEVEL SPONSORS
Daniel Guinee, MBA, CHCP, Executive Vice President, Innovation and Strategy; Partner
Since 1999, ASiM has delivered engaging live and on-demand educational activities developed in collaboration with leading academic institutions, medical specialty societies and accredited partner organizations. Our expertise is providing timely, evidence-based learning opportunities for physicians, advanced practitioners, pharmacists, nurses, managed care and allied health professions. The success of these activities is continually validated through robust outcomes metrics and reporting. Some of our compelling formats include:
- The Advanced Studies in… series, including Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Ophthalmology, Oncology and Neurology
- shmConsults.com, part of the SHM’s new Learning Portal
- The Clinical Conversations in… series, including Multiple Sclerosis and Alzheimer’s Disease
- The Collective Clinical Forum, a uniquely engaging live format for large satellite symposia and smaller, more local meetings
- Our Managed Care Consults series, providing timely, payer-focused, on-point education for decision makers in managed care organizations, health systems, long term and nursing home facilities, as well as for CMS, Medicare/Medicaid and VA.
For more information, please visit us at www.asimcme.com or call 908-253-9001 x24.
Clinical Care Options
Marissa Seligman, PharmD, FACEHP, CCHP, President and Chief Operating Officer
Clinical Care Options (CCO) is a leader in the development of innovative educational technology platforms that integrate all levels of medical education and information with personalization and moderated social media. CCO has been a pioneer in the creation of continuing education and decision support resources for healthcare professionals both in the United States and around the globe for more than a decade. Our expert faculty and innovative educational offerings span specialty areas including HIV, Immunology, Oncology, Viral Hepatology and Cardiology (July 2015).
Register today at clinicaloptions.com.
Rob Lowney, Principal/Managing Director
Experienced, committed, and passionate are 3 words that describe the people that work at CMEology. Our activities are both traditional and innovative. With over 20 years of experience, we’ve seen first-hand how CME can make a difference. However, funding and resources are decreasing. That’s why we are devoted to demonstrating the value of CME.
Our research on how CME saves healthcare costs has been featured in CBS Money Watch, Fierce Healthcare, Medical Marketing and Media, Medical Meetings, Medscape News, Policy and Medicine, The Wall Street Journal Online, and numerous other news outlets. For additional information, please see our video below.
McKenna Goslee, Associate Director, Educational Projects
Mark Luckie, Vice President
Forefront Collaborative is an ACCME-accredited independent healthcare education company that engages, unites, and supports the best minds in healthcare in the pursuit of moving patient care forward. For over a decade, Forefront Collaborative (formerly CME Enterprise) has worked in partnership with leading organizations and healthcare professionals to improve health outcomes. Today, we continue to combine solid medical information, sound learning principles, tailored education strategies, and custom-designed learner experiences into unbiased healthcare education that fosters greater understanding, increased accountability, and improved outcomes.
Global Academy for Medical Education, LLC
Mike LoPresti, Senior Director
Sylvia H. Reitman, MBA, Vice President
Global Academy for Medical Education is a firewalled, independent company affiliated with Frontline Medical Communications, the healthcare industry’s largest medical communications company featuring some of the most recognizable and trusted brands among physicians and allied health professionals.
This network provides continual access to:
- 750,000+ monthly readers of 29 medical newspapers and journals
- 567,000+ unique monthly online learners visiting 33 established digital networks
- 5 million+ clinicians in our proprietary e-database
- 8,000+ attendees of our 18 national live CME/CE conferences.
Global Academy’s unique approach to educating clinicians produces high quality, high-impact activities that challenge clinicians to learn from faculty, their peers, and themselves to maximize behavior change and deliver measureable results. All programs are developed with ACCME-accredited providers and/or established educational partners, bringing their knowledge and expertise to each activity.
Timothy Lynott, Vice President
HighMarksCE is a web-based, flexible, user friendly software that manages the entire CME process. Our system provides online management of applications, certificates, disclosure forms, acceptance processes, activity creation, credit tracking, registration and transcripts. Simply generate certificates for multiple accrediting bodies and reduce data entry, paper forms and paper applications. Share data and comments with submitters, reviewers, program committees, colleagues, and peer groups through a built-in robust reporting tool. We are excited to be sponsors of CMEPalooza and we are looking forward to taking part in this hybrid event for the CME community.
Chris Kriz, MHSA, CHCP
Through collaborations with leading academic and non-profit providers, health systems, professional societies, and patient organizations, PVI delivers innovative solutions for measurably improving patient outcomes and clinical competence, performance and quality, through educational interventions that leverage the integration of live, on-demand, and QI approaches, engaging busy professionals when, where, and how they learn best. Please visit us at www.peerviewpress.com and follow us @PeerView on Twitter.
Steven Haimowitz, Chief Executive Officer
RealCME, a HealthCourse Company, is advancing the continuing education of health professionals through a highly flexible, cloud-based technology platform that revolutionizes the design, development, publishing, and assessment of online and mobile activities and curricula. The RealCME platform is designed specifically for medical education providers interested in offering innovative, engaging, personalized, and effective learning experiences. Over 300,000 health professionals have participated in activities on the RealCME platform since 2008.
RealCME has consistently introduced innovation in educational outcomes through its seamlessly integrated, and highly validated RealMeasure® methodology and advanced analytical expertise, offering collaborators powerful insights regarding their curricula, defining relationships between drivers of poor performance, and informing educational priorities.
Thistle Editorial, LLC
Alexandra Howson, MA, PhD, CHCP
Thistle Editorial, LLC creates evidence-based content to support continuing education (CE) for health professionals and quality improvement (QI) initiatives in health care, and conducts qualitative research to support comprehensive needs assessments and evaluate CE/QI program outcomes.
Thistle Editorial, LLC is owned and operated by Alexandra Howson, MA, PhD, CHCP. Initially trained in Scotland as a Registered General Nurse, Dr. Howson is an experienced educator (Universities of Edinburgh, Aberdeen and UC Berkeley Extension), a medical sociologist with an international peer review publication record, and an author of several books, including widely used university texts.
Vindico Medical Education
Becky Carney, Vice President, Educational Development
Vindico Medical Education is dedicated to improving patient outcomes and experience, reducing care variation, and accelerating the translation of evidence into practice. As a premier medical education company, Vindico is focused on designing interventions that address the gaps observed in health care. Using proven models, principles, and processes, Vindico engages health care professionals and collaborates with health care systems and payers to achieve the desired outcomes. Vindico has been awarded Accreditation with Commendation status from the ACCME and Accreditation with Distinction by the ANCC. Vindico also is an accredited provider of continuing pharmacy education through the ACPE. Vindico produces hundreds of successful educational activities each year and implements medical education programs globally.