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EthosCE Learning Management System for Continuing Medical Education


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EthosCE Learning Management System for Continuing Medical Education

  1. 1. EthosCE: Streamlining the CME Enterprise Presented by: Jeremy C. Lundberg,CEO Joel DeGrands, COO Ezra Wolfe, CTO Raja Venkata,
  2. 2. DLC Solutions  Award-winning Web, e-learning, and social media technology firm.  15+ yrs in specializing CME Web technology.  Medical academic centers, associations and healthcare systems.  Philadelphia, PA and Washington, DC.  Complete in-house production
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  4. 4. Goals for CME Technology  Enhanced learning experience in an intuitive environment.  Centralization AND standardization of CME data.  Improve regulatory compliance and outcomes measurement.  Decrease administrative costs.  Help desk, training, data entry, etc.  Integration with other essential stakeholders.  Automation of key tasks at the
  5. 5. Common Model in CME Meeting Logistics Assessments Online Courses
  6. 6. A Strategic Model for CME Learning Management System HR Management System Content Management System 3rd Party Applications External Education
  7. 7. EthosCE LMS Enterprise-level learning management system. Designed for CME and ACCME PARS compliance. Integrated assessment, evaluation, and certificate. Personal “My CME” transcript. Automates and streamlines “back office” administration. Powerful 24/7 reporting
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  11. 11. Customizations  Custom feature development.  Open architecture to support 3rd party integrations.  Single Sign On (SSO)  Historical data
  12. 12. Training and Support  Onsite and Web-based staff training.  Unlimited phone and email support.  Custom documentation and user guides.  24/7 monitoring, security patches, and
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  16. 16. Setting the Stage Multiple Websites and databases in separate silos. 10 Fulltime CME Employees 2011  5,000+ activities  725,000+ certificates issued  90 Regularly Scheduled Series (RSS)
  17. 17. A Critical Problem 90 Regularly Scheduled Series. 112,500 attendees to be recorded. 6+ mo. backlog from attendance to CME transcript. Reliance on MS Word, email, and paper sign-in sheets. 1 FTE required to:  Review applications  Monitor disclosures and handouts  Conduct onsite visits  Enter attendees into database  Training and approvals  Monitoring peer-review
  18. 18. Strategic Planning and Deployment Interviewed key stakeholders to ID “Pain Points” and workflows. Recommended new automated workflow using Smartphone technologies. Customized EthosCE LMS. Conducted pilot study, evaluated data and optimized. Launch and expansion to other
  19. 19. Mobile Attendance Tracking Workflow RSS Session created by Department Coordinator Course Reviewed ACCME PARS & Approved by Reporting CME RSS Coordinator SMS short code CME Transcript generated and and Reporting posted at RSS Updated session Registered vs. Attendees send Non-Registered short-code text Attendee message from Workflow enabled mobile
  20. 20. The Results 79% of HCPs used Mobile Attendance App 17% had Smartphone, but no text messaging service 3% did not have mobile device or Smartphone. Participants rated on a 5-point Likert scale (1=Poor, 5=Excellent) Ease of Use: 4.7 Clarity of Instructions: 4.5 Credit Monitoring:
  21. 21. The Results Centralized, single point-of-entry. One integrated CME administrative process. All critical documentation located in single dashboard for easy access to authorized users. Educational formats displayed uniformly to learners. Allows learners easy access from registration to certificate /transcript. Easy data collection and reporting to ACCME, annual program and mission
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  23. 23. The Results Significant Savings Automated attendance records controlled by learners Error reduction in data entry Instant availability of records on transcript Instant reporting capabilities for administrators and coordinators Value added to other regulatory bodies at departments and institution-level Less issues with session documentation approval timelines Time and effort savings Can limit administrative privileges to internal and external collaborators Streamlined peer-review
  24. 24. Thank You Jeremy C. Lundberg, MSSW (267) 234-7401