The American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC), the leading peer-reviewed journal dedicated to issues in managed care, will host a regional Institute for Value-Based Medicine meeting on the advances in treatment and management to reduce cost and improve outcomes of patients with diabetes. The meeting will take place Thursday, April 4, from 5:30-9:00 p.m. at The Statler Dallas in Texas.
We are excited to present our latest meeting on diabetes treatment and management, said Gil Hernandez, director of sales of managed markets at MJH Associates, parent company of AJMC. Attendees who participate in this live educational meeting will gain expert insight into best practices in diabetes value-based care from leading health systems, receive practical guidance on implementation of patient-centric care and will learn about innovative models for diabetes treatment and management.
This meeting will feature four presenters: Jaime Davidson, M.D., FACP, MACE, clinical professor of medicine at Touchstone Diabetes Center in the division of endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism at the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center, will be the chairman and moderator; Ian Neeland, M.D., assistant professor in the department of internal medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center; Jennifer Reed, LCSW, vice president of comprehensive care management at Baylor Scott & White Health; and Kellie Rodriguez, RN, MSN, MBA, CDE, director of the global diabetes program at Parkland Health & Hospital System.
The Institute for Value-Based Medicine is an informative regional series that focuses on multi-stakeholder perspectives from physicians, payers and practice executives. With a goal to discuss pressing topics, such as the implications of value-based medicine on clinical practice, best practices in team-based diabetes care from leading health systems, and innovative models for population health management, the program features leading clinicians and managed care experts.
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About The American Journal of Managed Care:
The American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC) is a peer-reviewed, MEDLINE-indexed journal that keeps readers on the forefront of health policy by publishing research relevant to industry decision makers as they work to promote the efficient delivery of high-quality care. AJMC.com is the essential website for managed care professionals, distributing industry updates daily to leading stakeholders. Other titles in the AJMC family include The American Journal of Accountable Care, and two evidence-based series, Evidence-Based Oncology„¢ and Evidence-Based Diabetes Management„¢. These comprehensive offerings bring together stakeholder views from payers, providers, policymakers and other industry leaders in managed care. To order reprints of articles appearing in AJMC publications, please contact Gil Hernandez at 609-716-7777, ext. 139.
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