What Medical Education Reveals about Barriers to Adoption of Biologic Agents for Moderate-to-Severe Asthma

For people with moderate-to-severe asthma, personalization of biologic agents is warranted based on factors such as biomarkers and comorbidities. PlatformQ Health and the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) conducted a CME-certified, case based, expert panel discussion that featured a live Q&A session with leading faculty from the Asthma Center at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and the Division of Allergy and Immunology at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, as well as AAFA’s public health manager. […]

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Program Outcomes Demonstrate High Need for Immunotherapy Education

Immunotherapy is increasingly being used to treat patients with melanoma and other types of cancer. Management of these therapies differs distinctly from previous standard-of-care options such as chemotherapy. Optimizing care involves educating a multidisciplinary healthcare team about therapy management as well as educating patients about therapies and the factors that can influence outcomes. […]

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Multi Stakeholder Collaborations Poster Selected for NORD’s Lightning Round Poster Presentation

PlatformQ Health is excited to share that our poster session “Incorporating the Patient Voice in Rare Disease Education: Multi Stakeholder Collaborations to Improve Diagnosis, Quality of Care, and Outcomes” was selected to be presented both at the 2023 NORD Breakthrough Summit and at the Lighting Round Poster Presentations taking place from 4:30-5:00 PM on Monday, October 16.  […]

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Educational Initiatives in gMG, DMD and SMA

Numerous posters of educational outcomes have been published at major conferences over the past three years across neuromuscular conditions, including Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), myasthenia gravis (mGM), and spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). These posters highlight the advantages of aligned patient/provider education for closing knowledge gaps and aligning expectations between patients and providers. […]

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Poster Session Demonstrates Value of Patient Voice in CME Session for Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Data collected before and after continuing medical education on the management of familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH) showed that provider knowledge and competence was notable improved after the session. A poster session presented at the 2023 National Lipid Association Scientific Sessions demonstrated that CME that included patient voice enhanced the ability of providers to adapt to the changing HoFH treatment landscape.  […]

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CME Education Improves Competencies around Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis for Diverse Patients

There is a high burden of multiple sclerosis (MS) in the Black, Asian, and Hispanic communities, yet clinicians are often not prepared to care for diverse populations of patients. To address this issue, PlatformQ Health and the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers partnered to develop CME activities, including a 60-minute lecture and 75-minutes of case-based […]

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Outcomes Data Supports the Value of Tethered Education for Educating Providers and Empowering Patients with Asthma

With the growth of biologic agents to treat severe asthma, there is an increased need for shared decision-making between patients and healthcare providers. A poster recently accepted to the 2023 American Thoracic Society conference highlights the value of tethered education (otherwise called aligned education) for this purpose. This involves having a patient program, followed soon after by a provider program where we share insights from the patient program with providers. […]

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The Power of Continuing Medication Education to Enhance Health Care Providers’ Index of Suspicion of Rare Dermatologic Conditions

Education about rare diseases is crucial to reducing time to diagnosis and providing optimal care for patients. Recently, PlatformQ Health worked with our strategic partner the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) to produce digital education for health care providers (HCPs), focused on the rare dermatological condition prurigo nodularis. The 60-minute continuing medication education (CME) […]

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PlatformQ Health Secures Two Posters at 2023 American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting

The digital education firm PlatformQ Health had two posters accepted at the 2023 American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting, held in Boston from April 22-27, 2023. The company regularly shares outcomes from its health care provider (HCP) and patient-focused educational programs. During the annual meeting, PlatformQ Health’s posters focused on the results of recent HCP educational programs focused on Rett syndrome and Alzheimer’s disease. […]

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A Patient-Centric Outcomes Approach That Impacted 26 Million Patients in 2022 

PlatformQ Health had 20 posters accepted at major medical and healthcare conferences during 2022. We’re pleased to share the posters, highlighting key outcomes from our educational initiatives across an array of therapeutic areas. Oncology 2022 Alliance Industry Summit Supplemental Digital Resources  CME Program Closes Critical Knowledge Gap in Cancer Immunotherapy Treatment  Presenting Education Outcomes at […]

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Online Education Sheds Light on Gaps in Care for Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria

Patients with chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) often suffer with unresolved symptoms, despite numerous visits to different healthcare providers. In a recent poster presented at the 2023 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, PlatformQ Health evaluated the impact of digital continuing medical education (CME) on optimizing diagnosis as well as antihistamine dosing.  […]

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Four-part Digital Education Fosters Clinical Practice Changes in Gastric and Gastroesophageal Junction Adenocarcinomas

Gastric or gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) adenocarcinomas are notoriously difficult to treat, but recently approved immune checkpoint inhibitors and HER2-directed antibody drug conjugates are improving outcomes for patients with these conditions. While these advances are a positive change, they do pose challenges for healthcare providers who need to learn about new regimens and practices. […]

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Tethered Education Identifies Gaps in TNBC Care and Perceptions

Vast racial disparities exist in triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), yet many patients and providers are aware of these issues. Women of the African Diaspora (WAD) are often diagnosed at a more advanced stage and experience higher rates of TNBC-related mortality. Though the TNBC treatment landscape has changed with the influx of new clinical data and newly approved treatments, there is much education needed to ensure patients and the medical community are aware of these advances.  […]

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CME Programs Increases Competency in Managing Neuroendocrine Tumors

Targeted therapies have allowed for better management of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), yet this requires that healthcare providers glean new knowledge about treatment options such as somatostatin analogs. To improve provider competency and include consideration of patient perspectives in treatment selection, PlatformQ Health and Healing NET Foundation teamed up with the Moffitt Cancer Center to produce a free educational initiative for providers. […]

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Genetic Mitochondrial Disease: Live and On-demand CME Programs Close Learning Gaps

Primary mitochondrial disease (PMD) is often missed by clinicians due to the broad range of clinical presentations and genetic etiologies. Our recent program “Progressive Myopathy: Could it be a Genetic Mitochondrial Disease?” focused on diagnosing this condition in infants, children, and adults who present with progressive muscle weakness; understanding the diagnostic workup; and manifestations of thymidine kinase 2 (TK2) deficiency.  […]

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2022 ASCO Annual Meeting Supplemental Digital Oncology Resources

The 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting is a place where cutting-edge research spanning all major disease sites comes together so leaders in the field can stay up-to-date on clinical trials, the latest findings, and global perspectives on oncology innovations. We are especially excited to have two accepted e-abstracts at the 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting that demonstrate the […]

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2022 Alliance Industry Summit Supplemental Digital Resources

Poster Presentation The Power of Education to Debunk Myths and Misconceptions about Clinical Trial Participation Among People with Diverse Racial and Ethnic Backgrounds The 2022 Alliance Industry Summit (ASI) will feature our poster about the power of education to debunk myths and misconceptions about clinical trial participation among people from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds. […]

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NORD Rare Summit 2021: Demonstrating the Need for Education in Rare Conditions Among Providers and Patients

For many people suffering from rare diseases, the diagnostic odyssey is far too long. Nearly 1 in 13 people are living with an undiagnosed condition, and it typically takes five years or longer to receive the correct diagnosis. Consistent clinician and patient education about rare diseases is crucial for helping to reduce time to diagnosis […]

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Alliance Industry Summit Best in Class 2021 – Awarded for a unique outcomes approach that combined quantitative and qualitative methods to incite real change in healthcare

PlatformQ Health received the Best in Class award at the Alliance For Continuing Education in the Health Professions 2021 Virtual Alliance Industry Summit for the outcomes poster, “Unearthing the impact of Urology education through in-depth, qualitative interviews.” […]

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AAAAI & AAD 2020 Annual Meetings: Education on Atopic Dermatitis Activates Knowledge and Behavioral Shifts among Caregivers, Patients and HCPs

PlatformQ Health is excited to share results from an HCP and patient education initiative that were to be presented as two uniquely focused poster presentations at the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology’s Annual Meeting and the American Academy of Dermatology’s 2020 Annual Meeting, respectively. […]

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American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting

Neurological Rare Diseases Front & Center in PlatformQ Health Poster Sessions at AAN 2019

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PlatformQ Health is pleased to announce our education team will present three poster sessions at this year’s Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), which will share insights from recent educational series in neurological diseases, Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP), Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, and Multiple Sclerosis (MS). […]

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PlatformQ Health & OMedLive at ASCO 2018

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Our commitment to oncology practice and cancer care makes ASCO 2018 one of the most exciting events for our team, because it gives us an opportunity to explain how we’re improving healthcare outcomes through trusted digital education for people with cancer. […]

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PlatformQ Health presents at American Academy of Neurology

Rare Disease, Migraine and MS Front and Center at AAN

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PlatformQ Health was proud to present two posters – a traditional poster and an e-poster – at this year’s Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN). Alongside VP of Education Jayne Chaplick, Senior Medical Director Anne Roc attended to present the posters, which focus on insights from previous PQH educational initiatives. […]

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