The American Diabetes Association (ADA) released a report on the economic costs of diabetes in the U.S that the burden of diabetes will likely exceed $174 billion annually, an increase of 32 percent since 2002. Clearly, efforts at managing chronic disease have not been successful.
What new approaches are you implementing to offset the costs of current disease management programs?
Uncover methods with Regence BlueCross BlueShield, Tufts Health Plan and Family Care Health Plan on how technology will impact the industry, how insourcing and assembling components will affect change and how to reconfigure disease management to produce ROI.
Are you actively engaging members and providers to manage disease?
Hear examplesonhow the United State Air Force,Wellpoint and EveryPatientsAdvocate.com have been able to lower cost and offer the same results, how disease management can be done more effectively, what appropriate tools to use and how this fits in with Consumer Driven Health Care.
Do you want to discover new wellness and prevention programs to offer to your members?
Hear from CalOptima on how they created a partnership with the community to strengthen the health philanthropy. Duke University Medical Center shares their example of creating a healthier workforce
Are you managing behavioral health as a co-morbidity in your disease management programs?
Keystone Mercy Health Plan and Regence BlueCross BlueShield show how to attain optimal healthcare for their members by integrating its management of depression with the management of other chronic medical conditions. Hear how state-of-the-art science, current research and technology have all helped to improve outcomes.
Do you have solutions to some of the most costly chronic illnesses?
Enhance your knowledge on pediatric obesity, diabetes, and metabolic syndrome with Scott & White Memorial Hospital & Clinic, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Health Dialog and MedStar Family Choice.
Bring Questions, Get Answers!
Don’t reinvent the wheel - We recognize the solutions that arise from networking and are pleased to offer facilitated breakout sessions on sharing solutions & best practices with those who share your job challenges. Come together with your colleagues and brainstorm solutions to improve your disease management efforts. Return to you organization ready to implement what you have learned.
This event is designed to enable the exchange of truly great ideas and practices. You’ve never had the chance to attend something like this. Don’t miss out!