KnowFully Learning Group, a provider of continuing professional education and exam preparation courses to the healthcare, accounting and finance sectors, today announced it has acquired CME Outfitters (CMEO), an accredited provider of continuing medical education.

Since its founding in 2002, Bethesda, Maryland-based CMEO has offered education and resources to clinicians and patients around the globe, as well as accreditation services for non-accredited organisations. CMEO focuses on educating community-based primary care and specialty providers and has broad expertise across psychiatry, neurology, gastroenterology, dermatology, rheumatology, virology, respiratory, cardiology, endocrinology, and oncology.

CMEO also provides pharmacy, nursing, and dental continuing education credits. Educational delivery formats include live and on-demand online educational activities, medical simulations, interactive infographics, surgical skills workshops, and live symposia.
CMEO co-founders and Managing Partners Jan Perez and Shari Tordoff, as well as the rest of the management team, will continue to lead the CMEO business

Founded in 1985, Wayne, Pennsylvania-based KnowFully helps its customers as they prepare for exams, take training courses, and pursue continuing professional education. The company is comprised of a family of brands including Surgent, a provider of exam preparation and continuing education solutions serving accounting, tax, and finance professionals, and PharmCon, a provider of continuing professional education for the pharmacy industry. The Company is backed by NexPhase Capital.

Eric Cantor, chief executive of KnowFully said: “As a market leader in the medical education space, CMEO is the right partner for KnowFully as we embark on our next chapter of growth across industries and further build out our healthcare offerings. We are excited to work closely with CMEO’s top-tier management team to capitalise on the many opportunities ahead and continue to drive innovation in continuing education for medical professionals. With this partnership, we will be well-positioned to expand and diversify our learning solutions.”

Date published: 23 July 2020

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