Location: Webinar (link provided with registration).
Overview: During the six-month initiative, Health Centers will have the chance to earn up to $3,000 and learn how to implement a DSME program or Diabetes Group Visits. AUCH will also host monthly webinars, Care Coordination trainings, and provide additional resources to those who participate.
Evidence for Group Diabetes Visits
The use of group visits is an innovative approach receiving attention for its potential to improve the care of established patients with chronic conditions, such as diabetes… while using available resources more efficiently. The terminology of group visits includes “group visits,” “shared medical appointments,” “cluster visits,” and “problem-solving DIGMA (drop-in group medical appointments).” Most successful group visit programs include an element of between-visit care coordination and case management, typically provided by a nurse or nurse practitioner. Setting up a limited element of care coordination for attendees of group visits can be a useful step towards broader use of care coordination in a practice and can help make the case for a diabetes patient registry…
In evaluations of group visits, improved satisfaction has been reported for patients and clinicians along with better quality of care and reduced emergency department and specialist visits.
Please contact Linda with questions about the webinar.
Please contact Barbara if you have trouble registering.
|Start Date + Time||August 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm|
|End Date + Time||August 15, 2017 @ 1:00 pm|