Sponsors – Fall 2016

Wise minds throughout history have said that it takes one year to get something new off the ground and two years to work out the most significant kinks. In Year 3, though, those brilliant men and women throughout history have determined that innovative experiences truly take hold and begin marking their legacy.

It just so happens (imagine the coincidence) that this is Year 3 of CMEpalooza, a one-of-a-kind, semi-annual bonanza that brings together the best of the continuing medical education (CME) community for a full day of high-quality, FREE online education.

And we’re here again this year to let our platform work for our potential sponsors.

Since opening up sponsorship opportunities in the fall of 2014, more than 35 companies and organizations have aligned themselves with CMEpalooza, showing faith in the ability of our platform to get their names out and promote their businesses through regular exposure via our website and social media channels.

To see all of the reasons why you should consider a sponsorship for CMEpalooza in 2016, please click here for the Sponsorship Prospectus.

Want some more reasons to consider sponsorship? Check out this infographic with all kinds of interesting facts and figures from CMEpalooza Fall 2015.

***Confirmed CMEpalooza Fall Sponsors***

GOLD LEVEL SPONSORS

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Genentech
meded@gene.com

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.

SILVER LEVEL SPONSORS

Global
Global Academy for Medical Education, LLC
Mike LoPresti, Senior Director
m.lopresti@globalacademycme.com
Sylvia H. Reitman, MBA, Vice President
s.reitman@globalacademycme.com

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.

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Forefront Collaborative
Jonathan Scoble, Associate Director of Development
jonathan_scoble@forefrontcollab.com

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.

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ASiM
Daniel Guinee, MBA, CHCP, Executive Vice President, Innovation and Strategy; Partner
dguinee@asimcme.com

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.

BRONZE LEVEL SPONSORS

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Vindico Medical Education

Robert Esgro, Chief Operating Officer
resgro@vindicocme.com

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.

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PVI
Chris Kriz, MHA, CHCP
chris.kriz@peerviewnetwork.com
Ted Singer, CHCP
ted.singer@peerviewnetwork.com

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.

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Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC
William Riley; Managing Partner
wriley@paradigmmc.com
Audrie Tornow, CHCP; Senior Director, CME
atornow@paradigmmc.com

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 www.paradigmmc.com or call 845-398-5900.

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Karen Roy MSc CHCP, Principal
karen@infograph-ed.com

Infograph-ed is a service that develops engaging visual solutions for data representation through infographic design. It is a partnership between an industry medical affairs specialist and a PhD scientist with graphic design expertise. With a combined medical communications experience of more that 30 years, skilled in strategic planning, resource allocation and management of medical communications, and medical education, our team has experience in multiple therapeutic areas and the ability to communicate with influence at all levels, from patients to CEOs.

Impact
Impact Education, LLC
Steve Casebeer, MBA, Executive Vice President
Steve.Casebeer@impactedu.net

Impact Education, LLC (IMPACT), is a leader in continuing education (CE) for managed care and payer professionals. IMPACT conducts a variety of innovative activities for the managed care and payer audience such as ManagedCareHemo.com and a related initiative that emphasizes collaboration between payers, providers, and patients: the Comprehensive Care Sustainability Collaborative. Other unique learning platforms include: The Managed Care Review Board™ ManagedCareReviewBoard.com and Specialty Pharmacy Review BoardTM.

IMPACT has an audience generation platform, MC Impact: Reaching Managed Care, with an exclusive database consisting of over 12,000 qualified managed care and other payer professionals derived from more than 140 certified activities that target important decision-makers, including Medical Directors, Pharmacy Directors, Specialty Pharmacists, and Clinical Pharmacists. MC Impact can offer targeted hosting and distribution opportunities to CE providers who want to reach this unique audience and improve participation rates for their activities.

CE providers can also leverage IMPACT’s unique learning or audience generation platforms specifically designed for the managed care and payer audience. Activities hosted by MC Impact have on average 2,500 participants and 300-400 completers. MC Impact can help CE providers create awareness for activities through custom e-blasts, targeted social media marketing campaigns, and effective search engine optimization tactics.

Directing education to managed care and payer professionals requires a precise approach, one that differs from traditional approaches employed to reach practicing clinicians. IMPACT learners are classified according to their organizations, titles, and functional positions, including health technology assessment (HTA) and pharmacy and therapeutics (P&T) committee members. As the health care landscape continues to evolve, IMPACT learners are also being proactively identified according to their accountable care organization (ACO) affiliations.


HighMarksCE
Timothy Lynott, Vice President
tim@highmarksce.com

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.

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CMEology
Rob Lowney, Principal/Managing Director
rlowney@cmeology.org

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.

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Clinical Care Options
Alyce Kuklinski, NP, RN, General Manager
akuklinski@clinicaloptions.com

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 Virology, Immunology, Oncology, Cardiology, and Diabetes.

Register today at clinicaloptions.com.

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Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning (ACHL)
Lisa Keckich, Executive Director
lkeckich@achlcme.org

For more than 20 years, ACHL has demonstrated its commitment to accredited medical education and is dedicated to providing the highest quality of service to our clients. Our personal touch and attention to detail are the cornerstones of our success. Located in Chicago, ACHL is an independent, full-service accredited (Commendation) medical education provider that meets the standards of the ACCME and other healthcare education accrediting bodies.

ACHL’s mission is to design, develop, and implement quality continuing education activities that will have a positive influence on the way healthcare is practiced and ultimately to improve the quality of care provided to patients. ACHL manages more than 225 activities a year in a range of established and innovative formats designed to meet the educational needs of healthcare providers across specialty and discipline.