Disease management is dead, your clinicians are overwhelmed, and you’re headed toward value-based reimbursement.

How to use group proven learning/behavioral change dynamics and digital support to manage patients with chronic conditions

Recorded December 2015

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Over 50% of U.S. patients have one or more chronic conditions — such as diabetes, obesity, or cardiovascular disease — and growing. Just the most common chronic diseases cost $2 trillion annually, and yet the solution has been elusive. With one foot in fee-for-service and another in value-based reimbursement, the challenges to health care organizations and payers are monumental. The obvious approach is to get patients to take responsibility for their health care choices, but that is a daunting task — until you understand the educational, emotional, and behavioral aspects of that change, and have an integrated delivery mechanism that delivers proven results.

Join us for this webinar, and you will learn how that powerful combination solves the clinical, behavioral, and financial challenges that accompany treating chronic condition patients — all while improving patient satisfaction and loyalty, and improving outcomes and the bottom line. 

What you’ll learn:

  • Understanding why today’s disease management approaches don’t work
  • Why providers are asked to do more for patients with chronic condition
  • How chronic condition behavioral change programs differ from disease management
  • The fundamentals of behavioral change in chronic condition management
  • What efficacy studies show truly works in behavioral change for patients with chronic conditions
  • The bottom line: the economics of patient engagement and chronic condition education
  • How to empower patients to believe in themselves, know what they need and take action
  • Leveraging in-person plus digital support and why it works
  • How case studies show outcomes improvement
  • Understand the short and long-term business opportunity for your organization

Who should attend:

Health Systems, Hospitals, Clinics, and ACOs:

  • Chief Medical Officers
  • Chief Nursing Officers
  • VP/Directors Population Health
  • VP/Director Innovation
  • VP/Director of Care Management
  • Diabetic and other Chronic Condition Educators
  • VP-Quality
  • Front-line health care practitioners with a passion for patient care

Managed Care Organizations/Payers

  • Chief Medical Officers
  • Chief Innovation Officers

Our Speakers:

David Moen, MD, Healthy Interactions Physician Advisor

Dr. Moen has spent his career providing thought leadership to teams achieving nationally recognized and market-changing Triple Aim results for high-risk patients in hospital, clinic, and community settings. Triple Aim focuses on improving the experience of care, improving the health of populations, and reducing per capita costs of health care. He serves Healthy Interactions as a strategic and clinical advisor, as he does with other health care and related organizations. Prior to establishing his consulting practice, Dr. Moen worked within the Fairview Health System in Minneapolis for 25 years as an emergency physician and physician executive. During his last five years at Fairview, he served as Medical Director of Innovation and President and CEO of the Fairview Health Network (FHN), a group practice of over 1,300 physicians. In both roles he engaged clinicians in creating better care models and worked to align payment incentives among key partners to achieve the Triple Aim. His team led development of the Patient-Centered Medical Home in over 50 primary care clinics, and designed and implemented population health infrastructure to support Fairview’s employed and partnering independent physicians in new risk-based contracts. In 2011, FHN achieved over $10 million savings and performance incentives in commercial insurance contracts and FHN was named a Pioneer ACO by Medicare. Dr. Moen earned his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin and completed his residency training in Family Medicine at the University of Minnesota.

Barbara Eichorst MS, RD, CDE, Healthy Interactions Vice-President, Clinical

Barbara is an internationally known asset in the chronic disease management arena, and brings extensive clinical care and program administration experience to Healthy Interactions, with a driving passion and generous dose of joy. She is currently leading the development and implementation of the global training for its diabetes franchise. As an educator with experience in medical continuing education and patient interventions, Barbara has contributed much to the advancement in diabetes care. In her career, Barbara served as Program Director for the American Association of Diabetes Educators, the diabetes educator for a national insulin program, and diabetes program manager for primary care network at Rush University Medical Center. She has also provided weight management, cardiac, eating disorder, renal, and oncology Medical Nutrition Therapy at Loyola University Medical Center as well as Northwestern University Medical Center. In addition to publishing numerous articles, Barbara reviews several diabetes-related publications and serves as a committee member for NCBDE and other practice associations. She received her Master of Science degree in Nutrition Education from Eastern Illinois University, and her Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry and Dietetics from Olivet Nazarene University. Most recently, she has been working toward her doctorate in a field of clinical care.