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Data Analysis and Security: Health Care Trends

Learning Objectives
1. Describe the types and qualities of medical data, capabilities of data analysis and impediments to data quality and analytics, and efforts underway to make use of the vast amount of data being produced
2. Recognize the importance of cybersecurity and what it encompasses, methods for improving cybersecurity practices, and the prevalence of cyberattacks and data breaches
3. Explain predicted impacts of data analysis and security trends for patients, physicians and payers
0.75 Credit CME

As part of the Health Care Trends series, in this course you will learn about trends on data analysis and security. The course also posits projected impacts of these trends.

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In producing this publication, the AMA Council on Long Range Planning and Development has consulted and cited sources believed to be knowledgeable. However, the AMA does not warrant that the information is in every respect accurate and/or complete. The AMA assumes no responsibility for use of the information contained in this publication. The AMA shall not be responsible for, and expressly disclaims liability for, damages of any kind arising out of the use of, reference to, or reliance on, the content of this publication.

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Credit Designation Statement: The American Medical Association designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME Disclosure Statement: Unless noted, all individuals in control of content reported no relevant financial relationships. If applicable, all relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

Credit Renewal Dates: August 27, 2020, August 27, 2021

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to:

0.75 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program;

0.75 Self-Assessment points in the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery’s (ABOHNS) Continuing Certification program;

0.75 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program;

0.75 Lifelong Learning points in the American Board of Pathology’s (ABPath) Continuing Certification program; and

0.75 CME points in the American Board of Surgery’s (ABS) Continuing Certification program.

It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting MOC credit.


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