It’s only a matter of time before your organization will need to put a plan together for Web-enabled online disease management. There is keen interest in online disease management among payors, providers, healthcare technology companies, physician organizations and pharmaceutical companies including PBMs.
Disease management online is one of the key elements in the emerging e-health sector and this program provides an overview of the state of DM and explores what’s necessary to set the stage for interactive Web-delivered services.
The “Online Disease Management” conference on tape looks at the issues surrounding online DM. Topics like overcoming the barriers to successfully implementing a program, the keys to a successful program, physician “buy-in,” dealing with issues of trust, the types of online tools, dealing with multiple sources of data across the continuum, and how to measure the success of your online DM program.
Get this 90-minute audio conference on tape for a highly rated overview of trends, developments, and approaches in online disease management. Featured presentations focus on disease management from the perspectives of payors, healthcare providers and vendors of online disease management tools.
Here are some of the comments from conference participants:
“A stimulating discussion on DM that can clarify existing programs and stimulate new ones; Well organized and highly informative; I would recommend it to a colleague if they were looking for some high-level information around DM.”
Disease management applications also is high on the expansion list of healthcare information and technology companies participating in an exclusive survey by MCIC of the future agenda of HIT companies. While Internet/Web related products and services was cited by the majority - almost a third of respondents, disease management was rated among the top four strategies, just behind Intranet solutions and clinical pathways.
You’ll get insight and analysis from four of the leading experts in the rapidly growing field of online disease management. Presenters assess the present environment and look at the trends, barriers and solutions for online DM for the future.
Featured program speakers are:
- Gene Drabinski, President & COO, Healthwise Inc.
- Pieter Muntendam, Chief Medical Officer, ProMedex Inc.
- Dr. Carey Shames, Medical Director for the Southwest region, Aetna US Healthcare
- Robert (Bob) Stone, Executive Vice President, American Healthways
You'll get information on: barriers to online disease management; how to measure the success of an online disease management program; who should be responsible for paying for online disease management; and, what payors are looking for in online disease management programs. Also, how current disease management programs can/can not help patients; how current disease management programs can/can not reduce costs; and, trends and projections for online disease management.
Order this useful cassette for your team for training and orientation, brainstorming, or to set the stage for planning discussions on your strategy for online initiatives.