Employers Role in Carrying Diabetes Management to New Heights

November 18, 2016
7:30 A.M. -12:30 P.M.

Awareness. Access. Accountability

Employers as purchasers play a significant role in the world of diabetes!

DiabetesSummitThe challenges that we are facing with diabetes are much bigger than any one of us and our organizations,” said Pat Montoya, executive director of the New Mexico Coalition for Healthcare Value, as she kicked off the group’s fall education summit, “Employers Role in Carrying Diabetes Prevention and Management to New Heights,” in Albuquerque Nov. 18.

The NMCHCV brought together by medical directors from four healthcare plans and a host of other speakers to talk about diabetes.  The agenda and a list of the speakers follows.

 

Agenda

7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
8:00 – 8:20 a.m. Welcome
• Pat Montoya, MPA, BSN, Executive Director, New Mexico Coalition for Healthcare and Mark Tyndall, Executive Director, New Mexico Retiree Healthcare Authority and Education Chair, New Mexico Coalition for Healthcare Value
• Mark Saiz, HR Benefits Director, City of Albuquerque and Chair of New Mexico Coalition for Healthcare Value
• Lynne Gallagher, Secretary of Health Designee, New Mexico Department of Health
• N.M. Senator Jerry Ortiz Y Pino, Chairman of Interim Health and Human Services Committee
8:20 – 8:40 a.m. Diabetes: A Chronic Condition Continuum
•Phil Jameson, MD, Physician with Sandia National Laboratories Health Management Clinic and President of the New Mexico American Diabetes Association Community Leadership Board
8:40 – 9:00 a.m. The Burden of Diabetes
•Marjorie Cypress, PhD. CNP, CDE, Consultant
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Preventing Diabetes
•Increasing Access to the National Diabetes Prevention Program in New Mexico Judith Gabriele, Program Manager, New Mexico Department of Health Diabetes Prevention and Control Program
•Prescription Trails Charm Lindblad, MHA, MBA, Executive Director, New Mexico Takes on Diabetes and Prescription Trails
9:30 – 9:45 a.m. Break
9:45 – 10:35 a.m. Prediabetes and Diabetes Management – Provider Perspectives
•Karla Giese, DNP, CNP, Lovelace Medical Group
•Dion Gallant, MD, Presbyterian Medical Group
•Lynda Shey, CNS, UNM Medical Group
•Jeremy Gleeson, MD, ABQ Health Partners
•Emily King, PharmD, Specialty Clinical Pharmacist, Walgreens
10:35 – 11:30 a.m. Prediabetes and Diabetes Management – Health Plan Perspectives
•Eugene Sun, MD, MBA VP and Chief Medical Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of NM
•Arik Olson, MD, Medical Director, Molina Health Plan
•Kiko Torres, MD, Senior Medical Director, New Mexico Health Connections
•Tom Rothfeld, MD Chief Medical Officer, Presbyterian Health Plan
•Denise Leonardi, MD, Chief Medical Officer, United HealthCare
11:30 – 11:50 a.m. Self-Management Support
•Increasing Access to the Stanford Chronic Disease Self-Management Programs in New Mexico Christopher Lucero, Health Educator Supervisor, New Mexico Department of Health Diabetes Prevention and Control Program
•"Better Choices, Better Health" Dr. Neil Kaufman, Canary Health (Online version of the Stanford Chronic Disease Self-Management Program)
11:50 – 12:05 p.m. Clinical Measurement
•Pat Montoya, MPA, BSN, Executive Director, New Mexico Coalition for Healthcare Value
12:05 – 12:30 p.m. Next Steps and Wrap Up Pat Montoya
•Pat Montoya, MPA, BSN, Executive Director, New Mexico Coalition for Healthcare Value

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