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RubiconMD Expands Educational Offerings with Continuing Medical Education for Primary Care Providers

07:00 EDT 31 Jul 2017 | Businesswire
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RubiconMD, a leader in specialty eConsults, announced the launch of one of the first accredited Continuing Medical Education (CME) programs in a health technology-based company. The program will offer primary care providers (PCPs) monthly formal, evidence-based live lectures and educational webinars on topics relevant to their clinical practice, showcasing a diverse range of specialty expertise.

This program, Optimizing Management of Common Specialty Conditions in the Primary Care Setting, from 07/01/2017 - 07/01/2018,has been reviewed and is acceptable for credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The program is also eligible for Continuing Education credits from the American Association of Physician Assistants (AAPA) and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

“Providing this resource to primary care providers is part of our larger vision to ensure that practicing primary care clinicians have access to everything they need to feel empowered to care for their patients, at and after the point of care,” said J. Nwando Olayiwola, MD, MPH, FAAFP, RubiconMD’s Chief Clinical Transformation Officer, who is also a practicing family physician and a fellow of the AAFP. “eConsults provide same-day insights to top specialist opinions for our PCPs, which enable them to manage their patients with confidence.”

RubiconMD’s CME program will kick off on August 31, 2017 with an inaugural live webinar at 12:00 PM EST on the diagnosis and management of headaches in the primary care setting presented by Maame Dankwah-Quansah, MD, MPH, a leading Neurologist at St. Francis Medical Center in Hartford, CT. “I’m really looking forward to being part of such an important program that transcends technology and gives clinicians high quality specialist expertise,” said Dr. Dankwah-Quansah.

“This is an additional way for us to be responsive to the needs of our providers,” said RubiconMD CEO and Co-founder, Gil Addo. “We are excited to leverage our resources and networks to create a robust RubiconMD educational experience for our clients.”

The RubiconMD CME lecture series will continue monthly featuring different specialty topics. For more information, please visit www.rubiconmd.com/cme.

About the Company

Launched in 2013, RubiconMD, a healthcare technology service, connects primary care providers to top specialists, enabling quick remote opinions that eliminate unnecessary visits, reduce patient wait time, and alleviate travel burden. We drive meaningful results by bringing appropriate clinical expertise into the primary care setting. For more information or to schedule a demo, please visit www.rubiconmd.com.

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Carlos Reines
COO & Co-founder
press@rubiconmd.com

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