Patient Communication Webinar
The Power of Communication: Empowering and Engaging Patients as Partners in Managing Care Decisions
Friday, September 19, 2014
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET
Sponsored by Merck Foundation
To learn more about this upcoming webinar and to register, click here.
Wind River Team at the Second World Congress on Integrated Care
Implementation of a Tribal Participatory Chronic Care Model (TP-CCM): Integrating primary and community-based care to coordinate diabetes management on Wind River Indian Reservation, Wyoming USA
November 23-26, 2014 in Sydney, Australia
Improved Outcomes and Cost Savings with Mobile Health
Health Affairs has published a paper from the Alliance member site in Chicago describing their work using mobile phones to support diabetes self-management. The researchers found that using automated text messages led to improved clinical outcomes and reduced costs.
Policy Considerations Report Available
An Alliance report poses a series of policy considerations for reducing disparities in diabetes in the new era of Health Reform. These considerations derive from the on-the-ground experiences of the five Alliance sites, along with deliberations among academic, government, consumer and provider experts convened at an invited national summit.