Massachusetts Medical Society: The Promise and Pitfalls of Transforming Health Through Technology and Information

The Promise and Pitfalls of Transforming Health Through Technology and Information

The Promise and Pitfalls of Transforming Health Through Technology and Information - Module 1

Module 1: Technology & Information: Necessary Tools for Health in a Challenging Time

Advances in technology have changed the way people, health care providers, government and non-governmental organizations obtain, disseminate and process information. Moreover, the internet and social media has empowered individuals and clinicians to immediately access and share health information in their daily lives.  The 14th Public Health Leadership Forum, The Promise and Pitfalls of Information and Technology in Public Health (held October 26, 2017), brought together policy leaders, researchers, and public health experts to explore the numerous opportunities and challenges of technology in public health and technology's role in improving population health.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe how technology is utilized to impact health and wellness
  • Summarize the correlation between clinical and health policy
  • Explain how non-health sector data about the social determinants of health can be used to access community health needs and allocate resources 

Faculty

John Auerbach
President and Chief Executive Officer, Trust for America's Health

Course Fees

Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) Member: $6.00 
Non-MMS Member: $11.00 
Allied Health Professionals: $4.80

Format

Slides and Video 

CME Credit

0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™  

Accreditation Statement
The Massachusetts Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

AMA Credit Designation Statement
The Massachusetts Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.   Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
Physician Assistants may claim a maximum of 0.50 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRACategory 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. 

A score of 70% or higher is required to receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Activity Term

Original Release Date: May 10, 2018
Review Date: N/A   
Termination Date: May 10, 2021    

System Requirements

Desktops/Laptops  
Windows, XP, Vista, 7, 8  
Mac OSX 10.6 higher  

Most modern browsers including:   
IE8,9,10  
Firefox 18.0+  
Chrome 26+  
Safari 5+  
Flash player is required for some Online CME courses.
Mobile/Tablet
iOS devices beginning with OS version 5 or higher (includes, iPhone, iPad and iTouch devices)  
Android devices including tablets and phones.  
Windows RT and tablets on Windows 8 are also supported. 


The Promise and Pitfalls of Transforming Health Through Technology and Information - Module 2

Module 2: Part Machine, Part Human: Artificial Intelligence, Health Coaching & Behavior Change

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the divide that exists between health and healthcare
  • Explain the benefits of utilizing health coaches and artificial intelligence to effect behavior change
  • State the main barrier to implementing health coaching and artificial intelligence into the healthcare system

Faculty

John Moore, MD, PhD, Co-founder and CEO, Twine Health

Course Fees

Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) Member: $3.00  
Non-MMS Member: $5.50  
Allied Health Professionals: $2.40

Format

Slides and Video 

CME Credit

0.25  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 

Accreditation Statement
The Massachusetts Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

AMA Credit Designation Statement
The Massachusetts Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

This activity meets the criteria for the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study.

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
Physician Assistants may claim a maximum of 0.25 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™  from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. 

A score of 70% or higher is required to receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Activity Term

Original Release Date: May 10, 2018 
Review Date: N/A    
Termination Date: May 10, 2021    

System Requirements

Desktops/Laptops    
Windows, XP, Vista, 7, 8   
Mac OSX 10.6 higher  

Most modern browsers including:  
IE8,9,10   
Firefox 18.0+   
Chrome 26+   
Safari 5+   
Flash player is required for some Online CME courses.

Mobile/Tablet
iOS devices beginning with OS version 5 or higher (includes, iPhone, iPad and iTouch devices)   
Android devices including tablets and phones.   
Windows RT and tablets on Windows 8 are also supported.  

 


The Promise and Pitfalls of Transforming Health Through Technology and Information - Module 3

Module 3: Shifts in Health Systems and Role of Software

Learning Objectives

  • Describe how Medic Mobile's health workers and technology are changing health care delivery in hard-to-reach areas
  • Explain the importance of participatory design when developing health worker software
  • List the healthcare needs that doorstep care in the hardest to reach places can address

Faculty

Josh Nesbit, Chief Executive Officer, Medic Mobile

Course Fees

Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) Member: $3.00  
Non-MMS Member: $5.50  
Allied Health Professionals: $2.40

Format

Slides and Video 

CME Credit

0.25  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™   

Accreditation Statement
The Massachusetts Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

AMA Credit Designation Statement
The Massachusetts Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.    Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

0.25 credit meets the criteria for the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study.

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
Physician Assistants may claim a maximum of 0.25 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts  AMA PRACategory 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. 

A score of 70% or higher is required to receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Activity Term

Original Release Date: May 10, 2018 
Review Date: N/a    
Termination Date: May 10, 2021    

System Requirements

Desktops/Laptops    
Windows, XP, Vista, 7, 8   
Mac OSX 10.6 higher  

Most modern browsers including:     
IE8,9,10   
Firefox 18.0+   
Chrome 26+   
Safari 5+   
Flash player is required for some Online CME courses.

Mobile/Tablet
iOS devices beginning with OS version 5 or higher (includes, iPhone, iPad and iTouch devices)   
Android devices including tablets and phones.   
Windows RT and tablets on Windows 8 are also supported.  

 


The Promise and Pitfalls of Transforming Health Through Technology and Information - Module 4

Module 4: How Harnessing the Power of Technology and Innovation can Improve Health Outcomes, Global Health and Health Systems

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the health system's goal of utilizing technology and information
  • Identify the main barriers to implementing health information technology (HIT) in practice
  • Describe the developing benefits of digitizing the healthcare experience

Faculty

Adam Landman, MD, Chief Information Officer, Brigham and Women's Hospital
How Harnessing the Power of Technology and Innovation can Improve Health Outcomes, Global Health and Health Systems

Course Fees

Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) Member: $3.00  
Non-MMS Member: $5.50  
Allied Health Professionals: $2.40

Format

Slides and Video 

CME Credit

0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 

Accreditation Statement
The Massachusetts Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

AMA Credit Designation Statement
The Massachusetts Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.   Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

This activity meets the criteria for the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study.

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
Physician Assistants may claim a maximum of 0.25 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts  AMA PRACategory 1 Credit™  from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. 

A score of 70% or higher is required to receive   AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Activity Term

Original Release Date: May 10, 2018 
Review Date: N/A    
Termination Date: May 10, 2021    

System Requirements

Desktops/Laptops    
Windows, XP, Vista, 7, 8   
Mac OSX 10.6 higher  

Most modern browsers including:     
IE8,9,10   
Firefox 18.0+   
Chrome 26+   
Safari 5+   
Flash player is required for some Online CME courses.

Mobile/Tablet
iOS devices beginning with OS version 5 or higher (includes, iPhone, iPad and iTouch devices)   
Android devices including tablets and phones.   
Windows RT and tablets on Windows 8 are also supported.  

 


The Promise and Pitfalls of Transforming Health Through Technology and Information - Module 5

Module 5: Mobile Connected Health and Behavioral Change

Learning Objectives

  • Give examples of the ways mental health mobile applications can assist patients
  • State the challenges associated with mental health mobile applications
  • Explain the importance of usability and cultural appropriateness when developing mobile health applications

Faculty

Yuri Quintana, PhD, Director, Global Health Informatics, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Mobile Connected Health and Behavioral Change

Course Fees

Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) Member: $3.00  
Non-MMS Member: $5.50  
Allied Health Professionals: $2.40

Format

Slides and Video 

CME Credit

0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 

Accreditation Statement
The Massachusetts Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

AMA Credit Designation Statement
The Massachusetts Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

This activity meets the criteria for the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study.

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
Physician Assistants may claim a maximum of 0.25 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRACategory 1 Credit™  from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. 

A score of 70% or higher is required to receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Activity Term

Original Release Date: May 10, 2018 
Review Date: N/A     
Termination Date: May 10, 2021    

System Requirements

Desktops/Laptops 
Windows, XP, Vista, 7, 8   
Mac OSX 10.6 higher  

Most modern browsers including:     
IE8,9,10   
Firefox 18.0+   
Chrome 26+   
Safari 5+   
Flash player is required for some Online CME courses.

Mobile/Tablet
iOS devices beginning with OS version 5 or higher (includes, iPhone, iPad and iTouch devices)   
Android devices including tablets and phones.   
Windows RT and tablets on Windows 8 are also supported.  

 


The Promise and Pitfalls of Transforming Health Through Technology and Information - Module 6

Module 6: Clinical Opportunities for Telehealth: TeleNeurology and Other Stories

Learning Objectives

  • Give examples of the types of patient interactions that comprise Telehealth
  • Identify the benefits that MGH's Virtual Visit program offer patients and providers
  • Explain the challenges currently associated with utilizing Telehealth

Faculty

Juan Estrada, MSc, MBA, TeleNeurology Program Director, Massachusetts General Hospital

Course Fees

Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) Member: $3.00  
Non-MMS Member: $5.50  
Allied Health Professionals: $2.40

Format

Slides and Video 

CME Credit

0.25  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™   

Accreditation Statement
The Massachusetts Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

AMA Credit Designation Statement
The Massachusetts Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

 0.25 credit meets the criteria for the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study.

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
Physician Assistants may claim a maximum of 0.25 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. 

A score of 70% or higher is required to receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Activity Term

Original Release Date: May 10, 2018 
Review Date: N/A    
Termination Date: May 10, 2021    

System Requirements

Desktops/Laptops    
Windows, XP, Vista, 7, 8   
Mac OSX 10.6 higher  

Most modern browsers including:     
IE8,9,10   
Firefox 18.0+   
Chrome 26+   
Safari 5+   
Flash player is required for some Online CME courses.

Mobile/Tablet
iOS devices beginning with OS version 5 or higher (includes, iPhone, iPad and iTouch devices)   
Android devices including tablets and phones.   
Windows RT and tablets on Windows 8 are also supported.  

 


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