As patients take on greater financial and self-care responsibility in the healthcare system, all
members of the care team, including providers (doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists) and payors, need to
work together to provide the support patients need to assume this responsibility.
Listen to pre-conference comments from Dr. Jan Berger.
During Achieving Medication and Care Plan Adherence Through an Integrated Care Team, a 45-minute archive version webinar on March 17, 2010, now available as a CD-ROM, via On Demand Web access or as a training DVD. Dr. Jan Berger, chief medical officer, Silverlink Communications, Inc., shared practical examples on how the care team can work together to support patients in adhering to care plans, including a model of care that includes the pharmacist on the care team and another that incorporates technology.
You will learn:
- Strategies, tools and technologies to improve medication and care plan adherence;
- Closing gaps in care with communication and a personalized patient approach;
- Creating a health plan design and co-payment structure that drives care plan and medication adherence; and
- Identifying and overcoming barriers to patients getting appropriate care.
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WHO WILL BENEFIT FROM THIS CONFERENCE?
CEOs, medical directors, disease management directors, managers and coordinators, care management nurses, pharmacy directors, physician executives, and business development and strategic planning directors.
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Jan Berger, M.D., M.J., is the chief medical officer for Silverlink Communications, Inc. Dr. Bergerís work focuses on the critical role of communications in healthcare delivery and the use of technology to support patients with education and information when making health decisions. She leads the companyís clinical and population health strategy, developing solutions and advising clients on how outreach programs can significantly improve health and reduce costs. Her areas of expertise include medication adherence, HEDIS improvement, consumer engagement, and behavior change.
Dr. Berger currently serves as chair of the Government Affairs Committee and as a member of the Executive Board for DMAA: The Care Continuum Alliance. She also is editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Pharmacy Benefit.
Dr. Berger was senior vice president and chief clinical officer of CVS Caremark. She also held senior-level clinical positions at a major childrenís hospital and a regional managed care organization and was a practicing pediatrician for many years.
Throughout her career, Dr. Berger has been involved in numerous national committees on quality, medication appropriateness and safety, and population health with organizations including the National Committee on Quality Assurance, the National Quality Forum, and the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Medical Association, and many others. She also has served on the editorial review boards of several peer-reviewed journals.
Dr. Berger has authored more than 100 published articles and recently co-authored the book, Leveraging Health: Improve health status and bend the trend on financial inflation with value-based designs. She is a frequent speaker at healthcare industry events.
Dr. Berger earned her medical degree in 1982 and a Masterís degree in health law in 1989, both from Loyola University. She is a Six Sigma Black Belt from the American Society of Quality. She also holds a certificate in business from the University of South Florida.