Continuing Education

Target Audience

Physicians, residents/fellows, internists, nurses practitioners, nurses, hospitalists, physician assistants, administrators, and allied health professionals.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

-Identify tips and strategies for managing innovations in medicine, population health and care management, and clinical technologies
-Define key ingredients of implementing innovation successfully
-Explain current issues related to health policy and the impact on patients and health care providers
-Describe how to cultivate entrepreneurship in a healthcare organization
-Discuss disruptive innovation trends within the healthcare industry
-Describe recent and emerging digital medicine technologies, their use, and potential to enhance patient care, patient communication, and clinical research
-Explain how new care delivery models like patient-centered medical homes and Accountable Care Organizations can facilitate the practice of population-based care
-Describe how new genomic tests and research discoveries are impacting patient care
-Discuss challenges of developing and implementing personalized medicine into health care
-Discuss practical applications and best practice of healthcare analytics
-Identify ethical issues in health care delivery, medical treatment, and decision-making
-Provide appropriate care and counsel for patients and their families

Physician Continuing Medical Education

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Messe Düsseldorf North America (MDNA) and HoustonFirst. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Education

Accreditation Statements

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation

This educational activity for 10 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

Physician Assistant Continuing Education 

Being submitted for AAPA Category 1 CME credit.

Earn CEUs ACHE-SETC’s Annual Conference 

All ACHE-SETC attendees will be able to attend any MWA session for no additional charge and vice versa.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Event staff can assist you with any special needs (i.e., physical, dietary, etc). Please contact show management prior to the live event at or call Ryan Klemm at 312-781-5180.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

The following PIM planners and managers, Trace Hutchison, PharmD, Samantha Mattiucci, PharmD, CHCP, Judi Smelker-Mitchek, RN, BSN and Jan Schultz, RN, MSN, CHCP, hereby state that they or their spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.


Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

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