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Diabetes Innovation 2012

Day 1: Sunday, September 23 | Day 2: Monday, September 24 | Day 3: Tuesday, September 25

   Day 2: Monday, September 24, 2012
6:00 AM Networking Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

7:30 Welcome: Partnership and Collaboration Announcements


From Research to Public Health: Opportunities for Collaboration

  • Identify key discoveries with implications for healthcare systems, insurers, community-based organizations and state government to improve public healt
  • Discuss research and translation priorities at the CDC and NIH to reduce the burden of diabetes
  • Discover opportunities to work with the CDC and NIH through grants and other programs
   Moderator: Aman Bhandari, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
   Ann Albright, PhD, RD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
   Judith Fradkin, MD, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

8:45 Examining Models of Care and Reimbursement, Patient Management Fees, ACOs, Patient-Centered Medical Home

  • Discuss types of care coordination models
  • How do Accountable Care Organizations function?
  • Demonstrate how the Patient-Centered Medical Home maximizes care and reimbursement
   Moderator: Susan Dentzer, Health Affairs
   James (Larry) Holly, MD, Southeast Texas Medical Associates, LLP (SETMA)
   Keith Shealy, MD, Mackey Family Practice
   Laura Long, MD, MPH, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
   Sam Ho, MD, United HealthCare

9:45 Morning Break—Exhibit Hall



   Moderator: Osama Hamdy, MD, Joslin Diabetes Center

Stopping Obesity before it starts: Tackling Childhood Obesity

  • Prevent diabetes with fitness
  • Childhood obesity: changing poor eating habits and inactivity
  • Understand the need for protein in every meal and snack
  • Research on childhood obesity from a major foodmaker
   Larry Soler, Partnership for a Healthier America
   Wendy Johnson-Askew, PhD, MPH, RD, Nestlé Nutrition
   David Kirchhoff, WeightWatchers

Pediatric Innovations in Obesity Prevention and Diabetes:
Is There an App for That?

  • Closing the gap between what’s available and what’s needed
  • What works in reversing childhood obesity and how can we do more of it?
  • Key factors to making mobile apps work for teen diabetes and weight management
   Joseph Cafazzo, PhD, PEng, University Health Network
   Sam Nussbaum, MD, WellPoint

The Obesity Solution: It’s in the Math so How Do we Change the Equation?

  • Release findings on the real cause of obesity and what we can do about it
   Carson C. Chow, PhD, NIH

11:15 US vs Diabetes: The Battle of the Century

Establishing a business gold standard for diabetes prevention and management in the workplace
  • Maximize insurance accessibility for diabetes prevention and care
  • Deliver onsite screening for diabetes, employee assistance fairs and healthy menus
  • Provide healthy menu choices in workplace cafeterias
  • Make workflow adjustments for diabetes patients who require it
   Moderator: Andrew Webber, National Business Coalition on Health
   Brent Pawlecki, MD, Goodyear
   Paul Speranza, Wegman’s Food Markets
   Delia Vetter, EMC Corporation

12:30 PM Luncheon Keynote Address

Patients Prescribing Change

   Dennis Urbaniak
   Vice President, U.S. Diabetes
   Sanofi US


Backing Diabetes Innovation with Coverage Strategies:
How CMS supports Innovation

  • The story of the new obesity benefit
  • Supporting new benefits: how to work with CMMI and CMS for faster innovation
   Moderator: Edward Horton, MD, Joslin Diabetes Center
   Louis Jacques, MD, Coverage and Analysis Group, CMS


Purchaser, Provider and Payer Collaboration to Advance Value-Based Care in Diabetes

  • Accelerate evidence and strategies to support reimbursement for new approaches to diabetes prevention, screening and management
   Moderator: Jeremy Nobel, MD, Northeast Business Group on Health
   Jessica DiLorenzo Healthcare Incentives Improvement Institute
   Robert Galvin, MD, Equity Healthcare
   Thomas G. Lundquist, MD, MMM, FAAP, FACPE, AnewCare ACO

2:30 Afternoon Break—Exhibit Hall



   Moderator: Craig Brammer, US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Montana’s Medicaid Diabetes Prevention Program

  • What are the factors associated with type 2 diabetes prevention
  • Demonstrate how a 16-week core intervention on lifestyle change, weight loss and exercise yielded results similar to the Diabetes Prevention Program
   Dorothy Gohdes, MD,Montana Chronic Disease Program
   Steve Helgerson, MD, State Medical Officer, State of Montana

Hawaii Beacon Program

  • Engage patients in their own health care using a series of improvements and interventions across independent hospitals
   Susan Hunt, CEO, Hawai‘i Island Beacon Community (HIBC)

Western New York Beacon Community

  • Expand the Western New York network, close gaps in service, improve health outcomes for patients with diabetes
   Bob Hoover, Beacon Project Director, HEALTHeLINK

4:00 Modeling the Impact of Care Decisions:
Conceptual Frameworks to Evaluate Clinical and Financial Interrelations

  • Share outpatient data on cost savings that resulted when stroke and cardiovascular events were averted
  • Showcase a population-based clinical and patient decision support tool for diabetes that predicts risk and the impact of interventions
   Peter Alperin, MD, Archimedes, Inc.

Connected: The Power of Our Social Networks in Chronic Disease Treatment and Prevention

  • How do family, friends and social connections empower us to adopt healthy behaviors?
  • Influence of social networks on choices and life decisions that affect our health
  • Why the healthcare system should acknowledge the power of these systems
   Moderator: Rajni Aneja, MD, MBA, CPE, Joslin Diabetes Center
   Nicholas Christakis, MD, Harvard Medical School

5:15 Exhibits and Spotlight Reception

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