Navigation Links
Manhattan Research Survey Finds That Physicians Overwhelmingly Support Commercially-Funded Continuing Medical Education
Date:1/27/2009

NEW YORK, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A study by healthcare market research firm Manhattan Research found that only 9% of U.S. physicians oppose commercial support for continuing medical education (CME) funding. The results of this study are relevant to the ongoing discussion in the medical community about the role of commercial funding of CME.

In an effort to better understand the positions of those who actually use continuing medical education, Manhattan Research surveyed physicians on their opinions with regard to their use and the potential bias of industry-funded programs. The Manhattan Research study reports that only 8% of physicians who participated in CME believe that it is biased. In fact, if commercial support is halted, nearly half of the physicians surveyed would decrease their use of CME.

According to the study, almost all physicians utilize CME programs to maintain and grow their medical knowledge and to keep up-to-date on the latest advances in their specialty with the ultimate goal of improving patient care. Pharmaceutical companies are a funding source for CME programs, which has prompted some critics to question their influence over CME course content. In response, the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the organization that accredits CME Providers, has augmented its standards and guidelines to ensure the independence of commercially supported CME activities. The American Medical Association's Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs (CEJA) is also expected to issue a new report on commercially-supported CME later this year.

"While there's been debate around the value of industry-supported CME, as our study reveals, it's important to listen to the voice of the majority of physicians," said Mark Bard, Manhattan Research President. "Rather than pulling the plug on a vital source of CME funding, the primary beneficiaries of CME - physicians and patients - would be
'/>"/>

SOURCE Manhattan Research
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Manhattan Research: ePharma Consumer(R) Research and Advisory Service Now Available
2. The Massage Spot Announces Opening of Manhattan Beach Location; Seeks Investors for Growth of Affordable Luxury Mini Day Spa Concept
3. Eli Manning Leads March for Babies in Manhattan
4. 1 in 8 Lower Manhattan residents had signs of PTSD 2 to 3 years after 9/11
5. Manhattan Scientifics Acquires Metallicum, Inc.
6. Stanford researchers find culprit in aging muscles that heal poorly
7. Children of depressed moms do better when dad is involved, SLU researcher finds
8. UCLA researchers identify markers that may predict diabetes in still-healthy people
9. Mayo Clinic researchers discover new diagnostic test for detecting infection in prosthetic joints
10. New research shows how chronic stress worsens neurodegenerative disease course
11. New research explores newborn in-hospital weight loss
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/30/2014)... The Technology Association of Georgia in collaboration ... today issued its final call for applications and nominations ... have until August 29th 2014 to be considered for ... by the Excalibur Judging Committee. Companies selected as semi-finalists ... for interviewing process. , The TAG Excalibur Awards ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... 2014 The Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation (EDNF) ... Sandra Aiken Chack will serve as chair. The board ... 2014 Annual Learning Conference in Houston, Texas July 10-12. ... agenda ahead of us. From the rollout of the ... the Greater Baltimore Medical Center to our September physicians ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Over ... Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique®, the revolutionary minimally invasive treatment ... Shanelec, considered by many of his peers to be ... guest speaker at a recent Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique® ... CA. Dr. Shanelec is the recipient of the American ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... LTC Consumer, an independent, free online service to help ... Instant Quote tool on its website, LTCconsumer.com , announced ... are free and unlimited. , The Instant Quote tool ... including age, gender, and state of residence – and delivers ... to enter any contact information to get started). There is ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... As the controversy surrounding the use ... continues to grow, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that another ... a ban on uterine morcellation. According to a report ... leiomyosarcoma following a hysterectomy that involved the use of ... the aggressive cancer had progressed to Stage 4. Ms. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Last Call for TAG 2014 Excalibur Awards Nominations and Applications 2Health News:Last Call for TAG 2014 Excalibur Awards Nominations and Applications 3Health News:Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation Announces New Leadership 2Health News:Periodontist Dr. Dennis Shanelec Comments On The Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique® Training Course 2Health News:LTC Consumer Launches Online Tool for Getting Instant Long Term Care Insurance Estimates 2Health News:Power Morcellator Controversy Grows, as Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Another Call to Ban Uterine Morcellation 2Health News:Power Morcellator Controversy Grows, as Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Another Call to Ban Uterine Morcellation 3Health News:Power Morcellator Controversy Grows, as Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Another Call to Ban Uterine Morcellation 4
... Clemson University researcher Julia Frugoli has received $132,769 as ... from the National Science Foundation to continue her study ... other to control their growth and development. The ... College of Agriculture, Forestry & Life Sciences, genetics and ...
... , MONDAY, May 14 (HealthDay News) -- In black ... arteries in the eye,s retina (retinal arteriolar narrowing) is ... study finds. , "Retinal arteriolar narrowing has long been ... hypertension [high blood pressure] and cardiovascular disease," Dr. Monique ...
... Philadelphia, PA, May 14, 2012 Health professionals commonly say, ... but is there any scientific basis for the advice? ... your past experience with needle pricks, along with information you ... is published in the May issue of Pain . ...
... A new type of artificial eye system could one day ... to degenerative eye diseases such as macular degeneration, according to ... tiny solar panel-like cells that are surgically placed beneath the ... with a miniature camera, and a pocket PC that processes ...
... examining the effects of resveratrol on individuals with mild ... as more than two dozen academic institutions recruit volunteers ... Ph.D., director of Georgetown University Medical Center,s Memory Disorders ... Resveratrol is a compound found in red grapes, ...
... (HealthDay News) -- Doing more repetitions with less weight ... training with heavy weights, a new Canadian study indicates. ... yourself to the point of fatigue, according to the ... examined how different combinations of weight loads and repetitions ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Clemson professor awarded nearly $600,000 4-year grant to study language of plants 2Health News:To avoid pain during an injection, look away 2Health News:In Rat Study, Eye Device Shows Promise for Restoring Sight 2Health News:Georgetown physician leads national resveratrol study for Alzheimer's disease 2Health News:Georgetown physician leads national resveratrol study for Alzheimer's disease 3Health News:With Weights, You Can Lighten Your Load 2
(Date:7/30/2014)... SCHOFIELD, Wis. , July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... researcher, developer, and marketer of over-the-counter (OTC) medicinal ... is rebranding the LipiGesic ® M name along with ... will be replaced with the trademarked name MigraPure ... and color palette of PuraMed,s homeopathic, natural migraine ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... and Markets has announced the addition of the "Hematology ... their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The ... in developed countries; however, it is expected to witness high growth ... India , and Brazil in ... analyzers and reagents market is driven by factors such as increasing ...
(Date:7/30/2014)...  Today the US Surgeon General issued the most stern ... sun burns stating they can lead directly to deadly melanoma ... , says that "skin cancer is a major public health ... to indoor and outdoor ultraviolet light is a major cause." ... Boca Raton, Florida , Marta I. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:PuraMed BioScience Rebrands its Natural Migraine Relief Medication, LipiGesic M 2PuraMed BioScience Rebrands its Natural Migraine Relief Medication, LipiGesic M 3Hematology Analyzers & Reagents Market - Forecasts to 2019 2Indoor and Outdoor Sun Tanning or Sun Burns Directly Linked to Deadly Melanoma Skin Cancer 2
... Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL ) today announced that it has ... amount of 7.625% Senior Notes due 2017 and $700 million ... is using $1.0 billion of the net proceeds from ... loans, thereby reducing senior secured leverage and extending the maturity profile ...
... SHENZHEN, China , May 19 /PRNewswire-Asia/ ... Medical" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of,medical dressings, ... consumer products industries, announced today that in,connection with the ... common stock, par value $0.001 per share, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Mylan Announces Completion of Senior Notes Offering 2Winner Medical Group Inc. Announces Exercise of Over-Allotment Option Bringing Aggregate Net Proceeds of the Public Offering to $8.8 Million 2Winner Medical Group Inc. Announces Exercise of Over-Allotment Option Bringing Aggregate Net Proceeds of the Public Offering to $8.8 Million 3Winner Medical Group Inc. Announces Exercise of Over-Allotment Option Bringing Aggregate Net Proceeds of the Public Offering to $8.8 Million 4
... PreVue B. Burgdorferi Antibody Detection Assay is ... the qualitative presumptive (first step) detection of ... in human serum or whole blood. Rapid ... accuracy make the Wampole PreVue B. burgdorferi ...
... to U.S. and international engineering and ... Screw and Plating System* provides seamless ... of use for open reduction internal ... TC-100 system works well beyond the ...
Comprehensive range of integrated implants and instruments including - Basic, Small, Mini, Pelvic and Foot Sets....
... international engineering and design specifications, Smith ... System* provides seamless integration with existing ... open reduction internal fixational procedures (AO ... well beyond the standard, providing a ...
Medicine Products: