Medical device companies deploy medical education programs to inform health care professionals on the safe and effective use of devices. However, compliance pressures have tempered the sponsorship of some medical education programs by medical device companies, as well as some third-party providers of such services.
As the medical device industry continues to face a rapidly changing environment, Medical Education groups should reshape their approach to deployment of CME programs. Best Practices, LLC undertook this benchmarking study to examine emerging Medical Education trends at medical device organizations regarding funding and program types. This study also provides benchmarks around the proper size, resources needed and structure for Medical Education groups.