2014-04-04 20:20:54 - Learn how Iowa Medicaid diabetes management program curbed rehospitalizations and improved self-care during an April 29, 2014 webinar.
SEA GIRT, NJ, USA, April 4, 2014 --- A winning blend of telehealth and care management has reaped reductions in hospitalizations and a surge in patient self-care for Iowa Medicaid's 'Keep It In Check' diabetes management program, the focus of an April 29, 2014 webinar, "Diabetes Management: Meeting Triple Aim Goals" sponsored by the Healthcare Intelligence Network.
Learn more about diabetes management via telehealth and care management at www.hin.com/cgi-local/link/news/pl.cgi?diabetesIowa.
* Scheduled Speakers: William Appelgate, executive director, Iowa Chronic Care Consortium, and Jennifer Vermeer, Medicaid director, Iowa Medicaid Enterprise.
*Conference Focus: Central elements to the diabetes management program; patient identification, engagement and coaching strategies; overcoming barriers to diabetes management; addressing depression in diabetic patients for improved outcomes; and
cost savings, utilization and patient experience results achieved.
Ample time for Q&A will be provided.
*Webinar Formats: 45-minute live webinar on April 29, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. Eastern, including Q&A; "On-Demand" replay available May 1, 2014; 45-minute training DVD or CD-ROM with printed transcript available May 20, 2014. Participants may add an on-demand, DVD or CD to their live session registration to share with colleagues.
Learn more about diabetes management via telehealth and care management at www.hin.com/cgi-local/link/news/pl.cgi?diabetesIowa
QUOTE ATTRIBUTABLE TO MELANIE MATTHEWS, HIN EXECUTIVE VP AND COO:
"The Iowa Medicaid 'Keep It In Check' diabetes management program enabled a high risk vulnerable population to better manage their disease. Also, by focusing on the comorbidity of depression often present in individuals with diabetes, the program integrates care by addressing the patients' physical and behavioral health needs."
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