Merger Expands Reach to Psychiatrists and Neurologists With Expanded Content and Educational Formats
Reston, Virginia – October 20, 2020 – Clinical Care Options®, LLC (CCO), a Clinical Education Alliance (CEA) Holdings company, today announced it has acquired Global Medical Education (GME), a nationally recognized provider of continuing education for healthcare professionals primarily focused on psychiatry.
CEA represents a growing alliance of CME/CE provider and services organizations that together improve patient care through the delivery of clinically relevant, evidence‐based educational activities and turnkey solutions. This alliance, consisting of CCO, Practicing Clinicians Exchange, and ProCE, now welcomes GME as the newest strategic partner in this CEA evolution.
“GME has provided free, timely, unbiased, evidence-based continuing medical education from the world’s leading experts to healthcare professionals around the world since 2010,” said Prakash Masand, MD, Chief Executive Officer of GME. “Partnering with a larger organization with an expanded reach and resources was critical for our growth, and CCO is an exceptional fit. With a shared mission to improve patient lives, we are excited about the opportunities that lie ahead.”
“Both GME and CCO share a commitment to educational innovation that enhances clinical practice and improves patient care,” said Dan Cox, Chief Executive Officer of CCO. “GME’s addition to the CCO brand strengthens our commitment to deliver world-class solutions to psychiatric learners worldwide.”
Torreya LLP acted as legal counsel for the seller and DLA served as legal counsel for CEA.
About Clinical Care Options
Clinical Care Options, LLC is the global leader in the development of innovative enduring, virtual, and live education. Integrating personalization and moderated social media, CCO provides medical and healthcare education and information for the entire healthcare team with the goal of improving patient outcomes. The leadership of CCO has been a pioneer in the creation of continuing education and decision support resources for healthcare professionals both in the United States and around the globe for more than two decades. For more information, visit www.clinicaloptions.com.