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Improving Chronic Care Outcomes Through Depression Management Coaching
 
Overview
Behavior change is fundamental to consumer-directed plans, value-based plans, and pay for performance initiatives. While there is a body of evidence showing that behavior change can be encouraged, there is also a body of evidence that describes the impediment depression and anxiety can bring to resolving health risks.

Further, not all lack of behavior change can be attributed to depression and anxiety, either together or alone. Rather, financial stress from volatile economic pressures, social stress from family dynamics or substance abuse, and diagnoses of chronic disease can all be stressors that need attention. Often, however, the distress is treated with anti-depressants when depression is not the underlying condition, or the distress is under-treated when depression actually is the condition. Without recognition of the miscues in chronic care management, outcomes for chronic disease such as diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, cancer, asthma, and more can be more difficult, and much more expensive, to treat.

Recognition of these stressors and the ability to distinguish between them is the subject of this intriguing seminar co-produced with the Center for Health Value Innovation. A new, validated and patented protocol for redirecting patients into depression-management coaching for adherence to interventions, or into other services that can help restore balance and competency to the individual.

Hear from leaders in the Center, Chief Medical Officer Jack Mahoney MD, and President Cyndy Nayer, along with Fred Newman, CEO of Coordinated Health Solutions, provider of the patented Pharmacy Intervention Protocol (PIP). There are real-world outcomes to be shared, and questions that attendees will want to ask about outcomes-based contracting for emerging services such as these.
 
Learning Objectives
Participants will be able to:
  1. Understand the distinction in outcomes when a full coaching project for depression and anxiety is applied.
  2. Identify opportunities in your population to re-think the protocols for chronic care and escalate the reduction in health and cost risks.
  3. Identify key markers for outcomes-based contracting in chronic care, depression management, and return-to-work.
  4. Engage in interactive learning through online question submission, attendee feedback and opportunity for follow up questions, and networking with attendees, faculty and other professionals through a dedicated LinkedIn group
 
Who Should Attend
Interested attendees would include:
  • C-Suite Executives
  • Corporate Benefits, Human Resources, Compensation & Total Rewards Executives
  • Corporate Retiree Health, Risk Management & Disability Management Executives
  • Corporate Health & Wellness, and Finance Executives and Staff
  • Employer Relations and Business Development Executives
  • Medical Directors
  • Care Management Executives and Staff
  • Provider Network Executives and Staff
  • Clinical Executives
  • Clinical and Business Intelligence Staff
  • Population Management Executives and Staff
  • Member Engagement Executives and Staff
  • Other Interested Parties

Attendees would represent organizations including:

  • Employers
  • Health Plans
  • PBMs
  • Pharmaceutical Organizations
  • Third Party Administrators
  • Care Management and Populations Health Organizations
  • Provider Networks
  • Accountable Care Organizations
  • Solutions Providers
  • Associations, Institutes and Research Organizations
  • Media
  • Other Interested Organizations
 
Registration
Improving Chronic Care Outcomes Through Depression Management Coaching
 
  Individual Registration Fee: $195. Audio Conference CD-ROM: $40 for attendees; $285 for non-attendees after the event.

Corporate Site licensing also available. Click here to register or call 209.577.4888 We look forward to your participation in this event!

 
 
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