Johns Hopkins Medicine CME: Healthcare Policy Package

(This activity has been approved for 3.5  AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™)


If there was ever a doubt to the presence of government in every physician’s decision making, healthcare policy reform has removed it.  The framework under which every physician cares for their patients is rapidly changing.   Getting out ahead of the change is  essential, and the first step is becoming informed.  This  package has been selected from the Johns Hopkins Medicine Business of Medicine video series and includes the following courses:

1.  Unraveling Medicare’s Meaningful Use Program
2.  Unraveling Medicare’s Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS)
3.  Business Planning for Accountable Care Organizations

Target Audience

This online course has been prepared for any individual who works as a healthcare provider.  There are no prerequisites to participate.


Paul Gurny   M.B.A.   M.S.  Managing Director,  Essential Seminars for Physicians LLC., Senior Professional Instructor, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

David Joyce  M.D.   M.B.A.   Director of Educational Programs,  Essential Seminars for Physicians LLC.


After participation in this activity, participants will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Discuss how to implement Meaningful Use in your practice.  
  • Explain  the incentive/penalty profile for Meaningful Use.
  • Practice management skills.
  • Identify the most time efficient and successful Physician Quality Reporting System  reporting method.
  • Discuss finance in ACOs and shared savings.
  • Discuss the pros and cons of ACO strategy planning.

They will be available 24/7/365 on an unlimited basis and may be viewed on any smart device.  The opportunity to receive CME credit will be presented after each tutorial in the package.  The package represents a 20% savings over tutorials purchased individually.

Total viewing time     2.75 hours

Estimated time to complete the modules and post-tests     3.5 hours

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

JHU Faculty/Staff Only: If you are using your Tuition Remission Benefit or an ION budget, please complete this REGISTRATION FORM 8 2014  and return with appropriate payment processing form to OCME, Turner 20. Information can be found on-line at

Purchase this video tutorial

You may view this presentation on an unlimited basis using any smart device. The tutorials are divided into 20 minute segments to accommodate busy schedule.