Acknowledgements

2011 Annual Conference Exhibiting Organizations

The Alliance for Continuing Medical Education (CME) gratefully acknowledges the following exhibiting organizations for their participation in its 36th Annual Conference. We appreciate their support of the Alliance, the conference, and their interest in CME.

American Academy of Family Physicians, 11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway, Leawood, KS 66211-2672, Tel: 800/274-2237, Email: fp@aafp.org, http://www.aafp.org

The AAFP represents physicians in the specialty of family medicine. Over 62,600 family physicians require CME to maintain licensure and AAFP membership. Please visit our exhibit to learn about offering AAFP Prescribed credit for your CME activities.


American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, P.O. Box 12846, Austin, TX 78711, Tel: 512/442-4262, Fax: 512/442-6469, Email: admin@aanp.org, http://www.aanp.org

AANP is the oldest, largest and only full-service national professional membership organization for nurse practitioners (NPs) of all specialties. Through individual and group memberships, AANP represents the interests of approximately 140,000 nurse practitioners in the country. AANP continually advocates for the active role of NPs as providers of high-quality, cost-effective, comprehensive, patient-centered and personalized healthcare.


American Medical Association CPPD, 515 North State, Chicago, IL 60654, Tel: 312/464-5000, Email: pra@ama-assn.org, http://www.ama-assn.org/go/cme

The American Medical Association Division of Continuing Physician Professional Development will be at the Alliance meeting to discuss the 2010 revisions to the AMA PRA credit system and other questions related to CPPD.


American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), 8515 Georgia Avenue, Suite 400, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3492, Tel: 301/628-5000, Toll Free: 800/284-2378, Email: accreditation@ana.org, http://www.nursecredentialing.org

ANCC is the nation’s leader in nurse credentialing, offering certification in Nursing Professional Development and 24 other specialty areas, continuing education contact hours, and certification exam review resources. ANCC accredits organizations that offer continuing nursing education courses and offers the Nursing Skills Competency Program. Our Magnet Recognition® and Pathway to Excellence® programs promote excellence in nursing services among hospitals.


AOE Consulting, 5575 S. Sycamore Street, Suite 235, Littleton, CO 80120, Tel: 303/557-0859, Email: inquire@aoeconsulting.com, http://www.aoeconsulting.com

AOE helps pharmaceutical and medical education organizations (MedEd companies, hospitals, societies, and academic centers) demonstrate and define CME excellence. We work with stakeholders to advance CME practices and results. Our team delivers proven solutions and cost-effective services that enhance quality, integrity, and the results associated with you and your team.


Audience Response Systems, Inc., 5611-C E. Morgan Avenue, Evansville, IN 47715, Tel: 812/479-7507, Fax: 812/479-1057, Toll Free: 800/468-6583, Email: arsales@audienceresponse.com, http://www.audienceresponse.com

ARS enters its 27th year of providing interactive response system technology to enhance CME events. Our RF wireless response systems can be used in local and remote locations, case study review, training, voting, surveys, market research, game shows, and many more applications. Several levels of service including polling with Smartphones.
Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel, 12800 University Drive, Suite 550, Fort Myers, FL 33907, Tel: 239/338-3500, Fax: 239/334-1106, Toll Free: 800/237-6444, Email: ldane@leegov.com, http://www.FortMyers-SanibelMeetings.com

Welcome to island time. Where your alarm clock is the sound of the surf. Your only priority is to find a starfish. And your sole appointment is with a sunset. It’s time you hit the pause button on your life. At The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel, Florida’s Unspoiled Island Sanctuary.
Big Sky Resort, 1 Lone Mountain Trail, Big Sky, MT 59716, Tel: 406/995-5893, Fax: 406/995-5003, Toll Free: 800/548-4487, Email: mpeterson@bigskyresort.com, http://www.bigskyresort.com

Big Sky Resort and the Yellowstone Conference Center offer over 55,000 square feet of meeting and function space, enabling Big Sky to host meetings for up to 750 attendees at a time. With professional amenities, many activities, and breathtaking scenery all just miles from Yellowstone National park, Big Sky Resort can provide a memorable and successful visit for your group.


CadmiumCD, 19 Newport Drive, Suite 101, Forest Hill, MD 21050, Tel: 410/638-9239, Fax: 410/638-6108, Toll Free: 877/426-6323, Email: info@cadmiumcd.com, http://www.cadmiumcd.com

At CadmiumCD, we focus on the technology needs for conference education. Our goal is to make the process “easy” for our attendees to collect, select and distribute the education content for their events. Our services include abstract collection, meeting posters, conference proceedings, on-site audio recording, synchronizing presentation slides and audio, and speaker data collection and review tools.


Canadian Tourism Commission, 2269 Chestnut Street, #627, San Francisco, CA 94123, Tel: 415/388-3022, Fax: 415/388-3018, Email: Thompson.robin@ctc-cct.ca, http://www.meetings.canada.travel

Tourism Whistler and Canadian Tourism Commission team up to tell you about world-class destination and home of 2010 Winter Olympics . . . Whistler, British Columbia, Canada! Our free service provides you with recommendations on destinations, hotels, and resorts. We do all the legwork and research availability for you, plus ensure you receive a proposal fast! Whistler . . . the natural choice for your next CME course . . . great venues and great value!


CECity, 285 Waterfront Drive East, Suite 100, Homestead, PA 15120, Tel: 412/338-0366, ext. 336, Fax: 412/688-0278, Toll Free: 888/669-7444, Email: info@cecity.com, http://www.cecity.com

CECity is the leader in performance improvement and lifelong learning. CECity’s partners are healthcare’s premier organizations including medical certifying boards, medical specialty societies, medical societies, quality organizations, academic medical centers medical education companies and many others. CECity’s partners, and their members, gain access to custom-branded web-based solutions, and collaborative distribution networks, for Performance Improvement, PI-CME, Outcomes, Maintenance of Certification, Registries, Physician/Patient Centered Medical Homes, eCME, CME Practice Management, Social Networking, Lifelong Learning Portfolios, and Pay for Performance.


CE Outcomes, LLC, 107 Frankfurt Circle, Birmingham, AL 35211, Tel: 205/259-1500, Email: info@ceoutcomes.com, http://www.ceoutcomes.com

CE Outcomes, LLC is a full service assessment company dedicated to providing high quality, objective measurement for a variety of organizations in the healthcare industry. We provide assessments that produce meaningful data based on valid, scientific methodologies with the overall goal of improving patient health outcomes.


CEsearchEngine.com, 1300 Division Road, Suite 103, West Warwick, RI 02893, Tel: 401/398-2717, Fax: 646/329-9766, Toll Free: 800/972-2083, Email: greg@rxinsider.com, http://www.cesearchengine.com

The CE SEARCH ENGINE by RXinsider (CEsearchEngine.com) provides healthcare practitioners a simple and practical tool to discover relevant continuing education programs offered by thousands of CE and CME providers. RXinsider is a multi-media and software development firm providing innovative solutions to a variety of healthcare disciplines and higher education markets.


CMEinfo, a Division of Oakstone Medical Publishing, 600 Corporate Parkway, Suite 600 Birmingham, AL 35004, Tel: 800/284-8433, Email: service@cmeinfo.com, http://www.cmeinfo.com

Every year CMEinfo videotapes more than 1,000 hours of medical and dental conferences. We edit these in our state-of-the-art digital editing suites to produce broadcast-quality multimedia programs. We then ship these programs in DVD and audio CD formats from our state-of-the-art fulfillment center to thousands of physicians around the country. These physicians use these programs to help prepare for their certification and re-certification exams, to learn the latest clinical procedures, and to better serve their patients.


CME Logistics Pro, 8275 W. 191st Street, Stilwell, KS 66085, Tel: 913/685-5830, Fax: 913/897-0165, Toll Free: 888/265-5830, Email: rob@emailsterling.com, http://www.cmelogisticspro.com

CME Logistics Pro has been providing full service logistical management for CME programs for over 10 years. CME providers can choose from our comprehensive menu of services – from budget development to Faculty communication to securing the venue, F&B details, and audiovisual coordination, to processing registrations, and on-site services.


CME Peer Review, LLC, P.O. Box 507, Greencastle, PA 17225, Tel: 800/508-6385, Fax: 800/508-6385, Toll Free: 800/508-6385, Email: info@cmepeerreview.com, http://www.cmepeerreview.com

CME Peer Review provides independent, standardized and timely evaluation of clinical content prior to distribution and on-site audits of live activities. Evaluations are confidentially conducted by peers without conflict of interest. Our turn-key system helps ensure validity, alignment with the public interest and compliance with accreditation standards and regulatory guidance.


ConferenceDirect, 6300 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 2030, Los Angeles, CA 90069, Tel: 323/655-3848, Fax: 323/655-3849, Email: dave.scypinski@conferencedirect.com, http://www.conferencedirect.com

ConferenceDirect is a worldwide provider of outsourced meeting planning solutions. The portfolio of offerings include: Site Selection, Contract Negotiation, Conference Management Services, Housing and Registration. ConferenceDirect is pleased to provide these services either on an individual or comprehensive basis.


ConferencePlus, 1051 E Woodfield Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173, Tel: 847/413-3311, Email: dghosh@conferenceplus.com, http://www.conferenceplus.com

ConferencePlus’ Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Services Team has over 10 years of combined experience in the medical education industry. ConferencePlus offers a wide variety of healthcare service options and features, which can all be tailored to meet your specific needs. These services range from simple day to day communications and conference calls, to high profile webcasts of live educational events. Stop by our booth to discuss your CME needs.


Coordinator’s Choice-CME Tracker, 1236 Woodlawn Avenue, Dallas, TX 75208, Tel: 214/943-4942, Fax: 214/946-1236, Toll Free: 800/352-5695, Email: sales@cmetracker.com, http://www.cmetracker.com

CME Tracker offers the full functionality required for your CME office, backed by 22 years of experience in building interactive software for the CME community. Enjoy the benefits of online registration, online transcripts, online certificates and an interface to your online presentations with the CME Tracker products.


Copper Mountain Conference Center, PO Box 3787, Copper Mountain, CO 80443, Tel: 720/348-1599, Fax: 970/968-3154, Toll Free: 866/236-4386, Email: gordond@coppercolorado.com, http://www.coppermeetings.com

Located just 75 miles west of Denver in spectacular Summit County, Colorado. Charming pedestrian village at the base of ski mountain with slopeside conference center and lodging. Village includes shops, restaurants, athletic club & spa. Many activities in both summer or winter. Great for families and business organizations seeking life balance for attendees.


CRMCulture, 685 South Arthur Avenue, Suite 9, Louisville, CO 80027, Tel: 303/875-7163, Email: steve.roch@crmculture.com, http://www.crmculture.com

CRMCulture introduces a modern, full featured software application – CRM for CME – to manage: Events, Speakers, Publications, Credits, Orders and Member Management tools for Professional Education providers. Are you disappointed with the user experience of your event management software? CRM for CME is based on world-class Customer Relationship Management software, recognized by Microsoft as the “Integration Partner of the Year” for its integration with Microsoft Outlook and Office. The CRMCulture name is derived from our mission to help organizations create cultural change and to focus on Operational Excellence with regard to tracking all aspects of their customer’s interactions.


CRM Healthcare, 100 E Royal Lane, Suite T140, Irving, Texas 75039, Tel: 469/484-9450, Email: scottdahl@crmhealth.com, http://www.crmhealthcare.net

CRM Healthcare is a CME consultancy helping clients develop, launch and effectively execute medical education programs; providing strategic insight and skills to create clear, compelling visions for client’s CME departments; creating and building proprietary expertise and methodologies for program distribution and outcomes measurement; identifying underlying competitive challenges and emerging requirements for topic selection. To learn more about CRM’s expert consulting services contact professionaleducation@crmhealth.com.


Designing Solutions, 405 Glenn Drive, Suite 4, Sterling, VA 20164, Tel: 703/421-2610, Fax: 703/404-1801, Email: gvuturo@pesgce.com, http://www.dspesg.com

Designing Solutions (DS) is an out-sourced CME data management company with extensive live, e-learning and multimedia capabilities. Our proprietary data management system provides solutions for medical associations, healthcare organizations, CME providers and others. Services include: Abstract Management, Faculty Management, Evaluations, Outcomes, and Certificate Issuance, to name a few. Our online systems are cost-saving and customized to fit your specific needs.


Destination Colorado, 95 Holland Street, Lakewood, CO 80226, Tel: 303/652-7704, Email: amber.broughton@destinationcolorado.com, http://www.destinationcolorado.com

Destination Colorado is the official trade organization for Colorado facilities and services available for use by groups for meetings, conferences and events throughout the state. Represented are Sheraton Steamboat Resort in Steamboat, St. Julien Hotel & Spa in Boulder, Renaissance Denver Hotel in Denver, Beaver Run Resort in Breckenridge, and Steamboat Grand Resort in Steamboat.


Digital Ignite, 11864 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 201, Reston, VA 20191, Tel: 703/439-1545, Fax: 866/767-9893, Email: info@digitalignite.com, http://www.digitalignite.com

We partner with professional associations to design, build, and manage their critical learning programs. We seek to radically change the way CME programs approach their audience by providing capital, resources, and our technology to help. Digital Ignite provides an advanced social learning platform - called Crowd Wisdom - providing lifecycle career management for the member - from pre-credential prep to specialization beyond the foundation. The platform provides LMS capabilities but much more personalized recommendations, a knowledge community of peers, advanced testing, and wiki/knowledge base.


Digitec Interactive, 6000 MetroWest Blvd, Suite 200, Orlando, FL 32835, Tel: 407/299-1800, Fax: 407/294-1431, Toll Free: 800/942-4537, Email: dhofmann@digitecinteractive.com, http://www.KnowledgeDirectMED.com

Digitec Interactive is the developer of the Knowledge Direct® suite of software – an integrated learning system for mobile and web-based delivered learning for mid to large associations, medical organizations, non-profit organizations and corporations. The Knowledge Direct® MED learning management system for rapid e-Learning provides a fast and simple solution for creating and promoting CME credits, MOC, SEP and training.


Direct Medical Data, 2340 S. River Road, Des Plaines, IL 60018, Tel: 224/612-5227, Fax: 847/759-0987, Toll Free: 866/436-3328, Email: smandell@dmddata.com, http://www.DMDData.com

As a full service healthcare database company and a licensed provider of the American Medical Association Physicians Database, DMD offers unparalleled expertise in healthcare direct marketing. Supported by state-of-the-art data centers, top IT talent and decades of information management experience, DMD is the premier source for a broad range of healthcare marketing solutions. We are the team you can rely on to help you reach physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and many other healthcare professionals via email, postal mail, fax or phone.


Educational Measures, 1625 Downing Street, Denver, CO 80218, Tel: 303/952-1535, Email: mgarcia@educationalmeasures.com, http://www.educationalmeasures.com

Educational Measures provides customizable technology solutions to providers and industry to ease the process of evaluation and outcomes data collection and management. Our data solutions include Scannable Forms, Audience Response Systems (ARS), Web-based Data Access & Reporting and Electronic Data Capture (EDC).


eeds, P.O. Box 8220, Asheville, NC 28814, Tel: 828/252-0233, Email: sales@eeds.com, http://www.eeds.com

Automated CME tracking with our exclusive “swipe card system” makes eeds your simplest and most affordable solution. We are PARS friendly and offer an automated ONLINE EVALUATION system optimized for mobile devices. We’re also ACOS compliant for CANCER CONFERENCES. For cutting edge CME let eeds provide you with a turn-key, web-based system to accredit Point-of-Care Learning


EthosCE, 109 S. 13th Street, Unit Two South, Philadelphia, PA 19107, Tel: 703/593-3641, Fax: 703/935-5594, Email: jlundberg@dlc-solutions.com, http://www.dlc-solutions.com

DLC Solutions' EthosCE Learning Management System, Web 2.0 and e-learning solutions are specifically designed for your CME enterprise. Solutions include Web-based Personalized Learning Environments and Transcripts, Assessment Scoring and Certificate Management, Outcomes Reporting, Custom Website Design, Mobile Applications, Social Media and Networking, Multimedia Course Development, Performance Improvement Modules, Virtual Patient Case Studies, PresentME Conference Webcasting, Data Migration, and Website Hosting.


Fairmont, Raffles, Swissôtel, Hotel & Resorts, 20 Sunnyside Avenue, A #201, Mill Valley, CA 94941, Tel: 415/383-2070, Fax: 415/383-2072, Email: donna.rogers@fairmont.com, http://www.fairmont.com

At Fairmont, Raffles and Swissôtel Hotels and Resorts, our global sales organization offers you easy access to the finest accommodations around the world - through three distinct brands: Fairmont, Raffles and Swissôtel, Hotels & Resorts. Experience the unique expression of each destination as they provide a venue for successful meetings.


freeCME.com - AHC Media LLC, 3525 Piedmont Road, Building 6, Suite 400, Atlanta, Georgia 30305, Tel: 404/262-7436, Fax: 404/262-5560, Email: sales@freecme.com, http://www.freecme.com

freeCME.com, a division of AHC Media LLC, provides online CME distribution to physicians and other healthcare professionals covering a wide variety of topic areas. Offering broad distribution channels, freeCME.com utilizes AHC Media’s significant physician presence to effectively reach your targeted audience. Highly efficient and measurable, it is a value alternative to reach targeted physician groups with the ability to measure exposure. With increased visibility, freeCME.com will expose your educational activities to a new audience, increasing the recognition of your organization in the medical community.


GBH Communications, 1309 S Myrtle Avenue, Monrovia, CA 91016, Tel: 800/222-5424, Email: dsteele@gbh.com, http://www.gbh.com

GBH Communications is a leading provider of conferencing and collaboration tools that assist with educating employees and students regardless of location.


 

Genentech, Inc., 1 DNA Way, South San Francisco, CA 94080, Tel: 866/599-4363, Fax: 866/301-8891, Email: imed@gene.com, http://www.imed.gene.com

Genentech has been delivering on the promise of biotechnology for more than 30 years, using human genetic information to discover, develop, manufacture and commercialize medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. Today, Genentech is among the world’s leading biotech companies, with multiple products on the market and a promising development pipeline.


Global Education Group, 5575 S. Sycamore Street, Suite 200, Littleton, CO 80120, Tel: 303/395-1782, Email: inquire@globaleducationgroup.com, http://www.globaleducationgroup.com

With multiple accreditations and proven processes, Global works with education partners from grant development and joint sponsorship to advanced outcomes management. Our strategic academic medical center and other alliances, combined with regulatory, clinical, biostatistics, and project management staff experts, make us the partnership and outcomes leader.


Graduate Education Foundation, 595 Haddon Avenue, Collingswood, NJ 08108, Tel: 877/263-5400, Email: info@gefcme.org, http://www.cmelectures.org

Graduate Education Foundation (GEF) is a nonprofit organization that has developed CMElectures.org, a unique online continuing education program. This subscription-based resource is accredited by the ACCME and features over 130 lectures covering 18 medical and surgical topics. The program is available to physicians and other healthcare staff through the hospital’s library.


Haymarket Medical/mycme.com, 25 Philips Parkway, Suite 105, Montvale, NJ 07645, Tel: 201/799-4800, Email: Sean.Rishko@Haymarket.com, Email: Michael.Adler@mycme.com, http://www.mycme.com

Haymarket Medical Education is a medical education company with more than 20 years’ experience producing top-quality, independent, continuing education programs for physicians, physician assistants (PAs), nurse practitioners (NPs), pharmacists, nurses, and other health-care professionals with the focus on therapeutic areas ranging from pediatrics to geriatrics. Its online hub - Mycme.com – has become the fastest-growing destination site for free high-quality digital CME and CE courses developed by Haymarket and other providers.

HIT Global, 2055 Peel Street, Suite 455, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1V4, Canada, Tel: 514/932-3232, ext. 431, Fax: 514/932-3390, Email: info@hit-global.com, http://www.hit-global.com

HIT Global provides worldwide healthcare professional network assessments and Continuing Healthcare Education (CHE) programs. HIT services include regional CHE speaker mapping, chart audits, patient outcomes measurements and event planning. Our unique Performance Improvement program generates behavior changes for better patient care. Proven call center and audience generation strategies ensure that your programs reach the targeted objectives.


Image Audiovisuals, Inc., 2130 S. Dahlia Street, Denver, CO 80222, Tel: 303/758-1818, Fax: 303/758-5722, Toll Free: 800/818-1857, Email: dmueller@imageav.com, http://www.imageav.com


Imedex, 4325 Alexander Drive, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Tel: 770/751-7332, Fax: 770/751-7334, Email: meetings@imedex.com, http://www.imedex.com

Dedicated to improving patient care through the education of medical professionals, Imedex’s Accreditation Services promotes activities designed to bridge a professional practice gap.  These activities offer a balanced view of evidence based therapeutic options with objectives that are designed to change the competence or performance of physicians in practice and/or result in a change in patient outcomes.


Improve CME, LLC, 21321 E. Ocotillo Road, Building C, Suite 108, Queen Creek, Arizona 85142, Tel: 480/888-9195, Email: derek.dietze@improvecme.com, http://www.improvecme.com

With staff and offices in Phoenix, AZ and Basking Ridge, NJ, Improve CME, LLC provides cost-effective, customized, consultative outcomes measurement services using multiple assessment methodologies at Moore Levels 3, 4, 5 and 6 to provide an independent validation of the effectiveness of your CME initiatives/activities.


iSys Global Solutions, 997 W. 950 N., Centerville, UT 84014, Tel: 801/677-1065, Fax: 801/677-1082, Email: info@isysglobal.com, http://www.isysglobal.com

iSys Global’s suite of video solutions helps strengthen the quality of healthcare. iSys enables medical facilities to film, manage, edit, catalog, securely store and access their medical presentations, simulations, grand rounds, expert lectures, administrative meetings and other HR and technical events.


KIT digital, 136 Turnpike Road, Southborough, MA 01772, Tel: 508/303-9700, Fax: 508/303-9753, http://www.kit-digital.com

KIT digital (NASDAQ:KITD) is a leading global provider of video asset management solutions (VAM) for multi-screen, IP-based delivery. VX-one, the company’s family of end-to-end software platform solutions, enables Healthcare clients to acquire, manage and distribute video assets across the three screens of today’s world: the personal computer, mobile and tablet device, and IPTV-enabled television set.


List Information Service Technology, Inc., 154 Godwin Avenue, Midland Park, NJ 07432, Tel: 201/995-1995, Fax: 201/995-1996, Toll Free: 877/552-5478, Email: jplotts@listinformation.com, http://www.listinformation.com

LIST (List Information Service Technology) supplies superior quality mailing lists and direct marketing services to medical, dental, and health care product and service providers. We select lists by target group and by delivery system. Our lists can be customized by specialty, location, type of practice, prescribing and treatment data: delivered by mail, fax, and email; depending on your marketing campaign. LIST also provides hosting, graphic, and message content technical services and support that maximize marketing effectiveness and cost-efficiency.


MDLinx, 1215 17th Street NW, Suite 100, Washington, DC 20036, Tel: 202/293-2288, ext. 9-308, Fax: 202/470-2243, Email: ppalmer@usa.m3.com, http://www.MDLINX.COM

MDLinx is the second largest physician portal in America with over 300,000 registered HCPs. For over ten years, MDLinx daily delivers concise, peer-reviewed, clinically focused information to its subscribers. This provides an excellent opportunity for CME educators to generate audience for needs assessments or to populate an activity with the precise intended audience.


Medical Marketing Service, Inc. (MMS), 185 Hansen Court, Suite 110, Wood Dale, IL 60191, Tel: 630/477-1559, Fax: 630/350-1896, Toll Free: 800/633-5478, Email: sales@mmslists.com, http://www.mmslists.com

MMS, industry leader of healthcare professional association lists and email marketing for over 80 years, pinpoints perfect prospects for multi-media CME promotions (direct mail, e-mail, telemarketing, and fax) to: Physician lists—including AMA, ACP, AAP; Physician Assistants-exclusive AAPA list manager; Pharmacists—APhA, ASHP; Nurse Practitioners and Nurses. Our technical knowledge and experience make email marketing work for you.


MedPage Today, LLC, 150 Clove Road, Little Falls, NJ 07424, Tel: 973/890-0985, Fax: 973/890-1327, Email: s.barrett@medpagetoday.com, http://www.medpagetoday.com

MedPage Today and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine provide CME in all therapeutic areas. CME based on breaking medical news draws a broad audience: MDs, RNs, NPs, PAs, and RPhs. We produce webcasts, monographs and segmented activities, and distribute them to targeted online learners. Additional offerings include needs assessment surveys, email blasts and outcomes data collection and reporting.


Medscape Education, 825 Eighth Avenue, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10019, Tel: 212/301-6700, Fax: 212/301-6724, http://www.medscape.org

Medscape LLC is an ACCME, ANCC, and ACPE accredited provider with a fully dedicated editorial staff that develops and publishes independent educational content on 33 specialty-focused Web sites. Medscape LLC reaches the largest online community of US healthcare professionals including 500,000 physicians, and conducts outcomes studies to measure the effectiveness of its activities. In 2009, Medscape Education generated over 6 million completed CME/CE activities.


Meridia Audience Response, 5207 Militia Hill Road, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462, Tel: 610/260-6800, Fax: 610/260-6810, Email: RSVP@meridiaars.com, http://www.MeridiaARS.com

Meridia Audience Response provides measurement & interactivity solutions to the CME and pharmaceutical communities. We offer professionally staffed Audience Response Service, PowerPoint integrated and Flash Based systems for purchase, and Web Based polling solutions for Satellite and/or streaming video symposia. Meridia has serviced the Medical Education Community Since 1970.


National Association of Medical Education Companies (NAMEC), 3416 Primm Lane, Birmingham, AL 35216, Tel: 205/824-7612, Fax: 205/823-2760, Email: info@namec-assn.org, http://www.namec-assn.org

The mission of NAMEC is to represent, advocate for, and educate its members—medical education companies (MECs)—and the persons who work for them.


National Commission for Certification of CME Professionals, Inc., 19 Punta Linda, Sandia Park, NM 87047, Tel: 505/281-1143, Email: INFO@NC-CME.org, http://www.NC-CME.org

NC-CME’s CCMEP certification program acknowledges, evaluates, and rewards minimum competency for persons engaged in all aspects of the CME field. Your CME activities are certified – shouldn’t YOU be? www.NC-CME.org.
NetHealth LLC, 20 Wildwood Drive, Malvern, PA 19355, Tel: 610/590-2229, Fax: 610/879-8428, Email: info@nethealthinc.com, http://www.nethealthinc.com

NetHealth is a consulting and technology firm, developing and supporting learning and quality improvement tools for health care. We develop PI-CME, Self Assessment, Learning Management Systems, MOC, PQRI, and P4P reporting systems. Working directly with top health care education professionals and practicing physicians, we design Web-based programs that truly improve clinical outcomes.


Option Technologies Interactive, 3301 Bartlett Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32811, Tel: 407/872-3333, ext. 3004, Fax: 407/872-3330, Toll Free: 800/776-9974, Email: mfite@optiontechnologies.com, http://www.optiontechnologies.com

Provider of computer based tools that harness the collective wisdom and creative power of people in meetings and classrooms. We combine leading-edge audience response software with wireless keypads and other data collection devices to provide real-time group feedback and interaction.


OptumHealth Education, 6300 Olson Memorial Highway, Golden Valley, MN 55427, Tel: 866/427-6845, Email: engage@optumhealth.com, http://www.optumhealtheducation.com

When designing our innovative CME/CE activities, OptumHealth Education integrates de-identified claims data on approximately 30 million lives into the educational design process. Our unique access to these data allows us to assess real-world clinical practice, analyze the forces behind and barriers to changes in behavior, and develop learner-centric education that is truly evidence based. With this educational design process, OptumHealth Education has a distinct advantage in measuring changes in physician practice behavior with the goal of improving patient health outcomes.


Pfizer, 235 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017, Tel: 866/MEG-4647, Fax: 646/441-5935, Email: mededgrants@pfizer.com, http://www.pfizermededgrants.com

Pfizer’s Medical Education Mission: To cooperate with health care delivery organizations and professional associations to narrow professional practice gaps in areas of mutual interest through support of learning and change strategies that result in measurable improvement in competence, performance or patient outcomes.


Planstone, 4745 Main Street, Suite 207, Lisle, IL 60532, Tel: 630/598-1432, Fax: 877/639-8216, Email: info@planstone.com, http://www.planstone.com

Planstone provides CME Credit Management, Evaluations (online, mobile and paper), Pre-and Post Tests, Outcomes Assessments, Disclosure Management, Handouts, Speaker and Abstract Management to a wide spectrum of medical education providers. The Planstone system is a hosted online application than includes built-in support and configuration service. Modules are offered on an ala-carte basis.


PlatformQ - Producer of CardioCareLive, IDCareLive, and OncologyCareLive, 100 Crescent Road, Needham, MA 02494, Tel: 617/938-6017, Email: info@platformq.com, http://www.platformq.com

PlatformQ is the leading producer of online medical congresses. CardioCareLive, IDCareLive, and OncologyCareLive provide thousands of physicians with complimentary live video CME each year. PlatformQ programs are produced in partnership with the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and other leading institutions and associations. Visit www.platformq.com/health/ for additional information.


PMPN, 100 Capitola Drive, Suite 305, Durham, NC 27713, Tel: 800/338-5365, Fax: 919/256-9699, Email: kimberlybusack@pmpn.com, http://www.pmpn.com

You have 100 CME meetings this year worldwide. You must cut expenses while maintaining compliance…how will you manage it? PMPN’s professional medical meeting managers are located in over 180 countries worldwide and are standing by to help. You plan the meeting; our managers arrive on-site armed with A/V and a full knowledge of CME guidelines. Compliance is maintained - your budget is saved. Additional services include: Website registration with reporting, audience generation, temporary/short-term planners, international concierge, phone calls and more. 5 meetings or 5000, we’re here to help.


Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, 367 Inverness Parkway, Suite 215, Englewood, CO 80112, Tel: 720/895-5329, Fax: 303/858-8848, Toll Free: 800/423-3576, Email: information@pimed.com, http://www.pimed.com

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) has been providing trusted independent continuing education for healthcare professionals for over 30 years and is an ACCME, ACPE and ANCC accredited provider specializing in joint sponsorship, educational outcomes measurement, and professional practice gap and educational content validation. PIM also offers an online eLearning platform with traffic guarantees, www.cmeuniversity.com.


Power-Pak C.E., 160 Chubb Avenue, Suite 304, Lyndhurst, NJ 07071, Tel: 630/417-0323, Fax: 201/623-0992, Email: tmurray@postgradhealthed.com, http://www.powerpak.com

Power-Pak C.E. is a leading national provider of continuing education activities for pharmacists, physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals. Topics ranging from diabetes screening and oral cancer therapy to implementing medication management programs are presented.


Practicing Clinicians Exchange, 1 Dock Street, Suite 510, Stamford, CT 06902, Tel: 203/316-2100, Email: pce@practicingclinicians.com, http://www.practicingclinicians.com

Practicing Clinicians Exchange (PCE) is a national leader in developing innovative education tailored to the unique clinical needs of nurse practitioners and physician assistants. PCE is a multi-supported initiative that provides CME/CE programs in live and enduring formats on a variety of primary care topics.


Primary Care Education, 3805 S. Kansas Expressway, Suite A, Springfield, MO 65807, Tel: 417/886-2026, email: hgarity@primarycareed.com, http://www.primarycareed.com

Primary Care Education operates as a management and implementation organization for independent continuing medical education. All of Primary Care Education’s activities are designed around case-based, patient-centered learning, focusing on providing the identified learners with effective, evidence-based programs that help them to improve the treatment of their patients. Primary Care Education conducts only independent medical education and does not conduct non-independent promotional programs. Its educational activities reach in excess of 40,000 clinicians each year across dozens of different therapeutic areas.


Prince Resorts Hawaii, 100 Holomoana St., Honolulu, HI 96815, Tel: 866/999-6640, Fax: 209/754-1935, Toll Free: 866/999-6640, Email: j.brock@princehawaii.com, http://www.princeresortshawaii.com

Prince Resorts Hawaii owns and operates three hotels with conference facilities, championship golf, day spas and outstanding cuisine, all in stunning oceanfront settings.


PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education, 315 Bleecker Street, Suite 182, New York, NY 10014, Tel: 212/302-8563, Fax: 212/302-8564, Email: chris.kriz@peerviewnetwork.com, http://www.peerviewpress.com

Through collaborations with best-in-class organizations including leading medical schools and professional societies, PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education 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 PI-CME designs, reaching busy professionals when, where, and how they learn best.


Quantum Outcomes, 8400 East Crescent Parkway, 6th Floor, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, Tel: 303/551-9100, Email: bplott@quantum-outcomes.com, http://www.quantum-outcomes.com

Quantum Outcomes Inc. is an independent outcomes company that provides customized, comprehensive outcomes solutions. We assess the effectiveness and clinical impact of medical education initiatives utilizing proprietary QMAP technology and clinical design. Why partner with Quantum? Because clinical impact matters!


Sheraton Sand Key Resort, 1160 Gulf Boulevard, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767, Tel: 727/593-6001, ext. 7083, Fax: 727/593-6215, Email: lagres@sheratonsandkey.com, http://www.sheratonsandkey.com

The Sheraton Sand Key Resort overlooks the azure-aqua-blue Gulf of Mexico. Our Mediterranean style resort is home to one of Florida’s widest and most beautiful beaches. Totally renovated with Starwood’s famed white linens, 37” flat screen TV’s, the resort’s 390 guest bedrooms offer some of the best views on the west coast of Florida. Our 2400 square feet of meeting space have just been refurbished with the newest in décor and lighting.


Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort, Highway 210, Little Cottonwood Canyon, UT 84092, Tel: 800/882-4766, Email: mday@snowbird.com, http://www.snowbird.com

Snowbird Mountain Resort offers a unique alpine setting with 550+ lodging rooms, 50,000+ square feet of indoor/outdoor meeting space, and only 29 miles from Salt Lake International Airport (Delta’s 2nd largest hub). Looking for a successful conference? We average 96%+ group pick up. Sit back and let us take care of the details and the success of your next meeting.


Snowmass Tourism, 130 Kearns Road, 2nd Floor, Snowmass Village, CO 81615, Tel: 970/922-2234, Fax: 970/923-5466, Toll Free: 800/598-2006, ext. 116,
Email: pcricenti@snowmasstourism.com, http://www.snowmassgroups.com

Snowmass Village offers over 75,000 square feet of meeting space and a wide variety of lodging options. Partner with Snowmass Tourism to ensure your program goals and objectives are met. We will add time, financial and experiential values while orchestrating an experience that will exceed yours, your VIP’s and your guests’ experience.


Starwood Hawaii, 2255 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96815, Tel: 808/931-8800, Fax: 808/931-8684

At Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ 11 Hawaiian properties, we capture and embody the true essence of our islands. Offering guests the chance to discover the real Hawaii, the way it’s meant to be. Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa, Samantha Collins, Senior Sales Manager, Tel: 808/ 930-4873, Email: samantha.collins@sheraton.com, www.sheratonkeauhou.com. Sheraton Kaua’i Resort, Toni Keahiolalo, Sales Manager, Tel: 808/742-4074, Email:Toni.Keahiolalo@sheraton.com, www.sheraton-kauai.com. Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa, Phil Ellison, Group Sales Manager, Tel: 808/662-8022, Email: phil.ellison@sheraton.com, www.sheraton-maui.com.


TalkPoint, 100 William Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10038, Tel: 212/404-1516, Email: droche@talkpoint.com, http://www.talkpoint.com

Many leading pharmaceutical and healthcare companies rely on TalkPoint’s interactive webcasting services to provide information to doctors, consumers and employees quickly, efficiently and reliably. Whether conducting clinical trials, educating physicians, launching a new product or training a sales force, webcasting can extend the reach and effectiveness of your communications with key internal and external audiences.


TheraSim, 300 West Morgan Street, Durham, NC 27701-2162, Tel: 919/226-3299, Email: info@therasim.com, http://www.therasim.com

TheraSim is committed to improving the lives of patients by improving the quality of clinical practice. With over 500,000 online clinical simulations conducted for over 150,000 clinicians, TheraSim is rapidly emerging as the premier Virtual Patient Simulation (VPS) training platform for the web.


Turning Technologies, 255 West Federal Street, Youngstown, OH 44503, Tel: 330/746-3015, Fax: 330/259-7615, Toll Free: 866/746-3015, Email: sales@turningtechnologies.com, http://www.turningtechnologies.com

Turning Technologies is the leader in audience response. Transform CME environments into engaging, interactive sessions with intuitive polling software and response devices. Speakers can ask questions during presentations and receive real-time feedback. Enhance the registration and attendance process, improve the quality of the content, collect valuable data and ultimately enhance outcomes with response systems. Visit www.TurningTechnologies.com or call 866-746-3015.


Web Courseworks Ltd., 7617 Mineral Point Road, Suite 301, Madison, WI 53717, Tel: 608/824-8900, ext. 18, Toll Free: 800/236-8588, Email: azhang@webcourseworks.com, http://www.webcourseworks.com

Web Courseworks specializes in developing and delivering online professional development courses for associations in the health and medical field. Our services include: custom tutorial courses, online simulations, hosted CourseStage learning management system (LMS), and hosted collaborative authoring system. Our LMS caters to the healthcare and association field, with features for continuing education management, competency self-assessments, and content authoring.


Winding River Productions, 500 Office Center Drive, Suite 325, Ft. Washington, PA 19034, Tel: 267/898-0706, Email: mmiller@windingriverproductions.com, http://www.windingriverproductions.com

Winding River Productions is a national audiovisual and multimedia company that specializes in medical meeting services. Our mission is to provide comprehensive solutions to engage your target audience and enhance the learning experience. We deliver unsurpassed value and quality of service through experienced professionals who provide creative solutions that exceed your expectations. From Audience Response technology, slide and video editing and preparation, to staging and room diagramming, you can rely on Winding River Productions for flawless production services – freeing you to focus on implementation of education.


Yosemite National Park Hotels/Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite, P.O. Box 159, Fish Camp, CA 93623, Tel: 559/692-8910, Fax: 559/683-6147, Toll Free: 877/635-5807, ext. 1707, Email: ustearns@dncinc.com, http://www.tenayalodge.com and http://www.yosemitepark.com

Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite and Yosemite National Park Hotels offer a meeting experience removed from distractions and conducive to learning. Our conference facilities offer a variety of 30,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor space, comprehensive audiovisual equipment, and multiple dining and catering options. The unique setting also allows for unforgettable teambuilding and group activities with towering pines, thundering waterfalls and majestic granite peaks as your backdrop