Can a provider leave it up to an individual who controls content to determine if their financial relationship is relevant and needs to be mitigated?

No. With the new Standards, the ACCME now requires that all financial relationships with ineligible companies be disclosed, and clearly outlines that it is the responsibility of the accredited provider to determine relevance based on what has been disclosed and the topic area being addressed by the accredited CE activity.  The responsibility for identifying relevant financial relationships cannot be delegated to the person disclosing a financial relationship.


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Can our CME department use a questionnaire for departments and affiliated groups to use when proposing a CME initiative?

Yes – this is a great tool to gather the necessary information, provided it…

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