EveryONE Project toolkit

In its first major announcement for The EveryONE Project, the AAFP has compiled an initial screening toolkit to help you recognize and respond to various social factors that impact the health of your patients. As you know, the social determinants of health aren’t always related to poverty level or socioeconomic status. Screening questions are vital […]

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Risk Stratification in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

Risk Stratification in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) and Cardiovascular Disease (CVD). The population health goal of risk stratification is to compile a prioritized list of patients ordered by the level of risk and the reason for the risk. Risk stratification is an important element of population health management, particularly in patients with type […]

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Motivational Interviewing

Using Motivational Interviewing for patients with diabetes. The basic approach to interactions in motivational interviewing is captured by the acronym OARS (Open-ended questions, Affirmations, Reflective listening, and Summaries). See examples of how to use OARS in patients with type 2 diabetes. Learn four ways to tailored motivational interviewing to match the patient’s level of self-efficacy […]

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Health Literacy and Numeracy

Understanding Health Literacy and Health Numeracy. Understand important success factors in patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Numeracy and literacy independently predict the ability of patients with Diabetes to Identify Out-of- Range test results. Inadequate health literacy/numeracy is a major challenge in patients with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes self-management requires both knowledge of what to do […]

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Group visits for patient with Type 2 Diabetes

What is a Group Visit and what are the benefits? Group Visits, or shared medical appointments, are a form of outpatient care that combines medical care, patient education, and patient empowerment in a group setting.2 In a Group Visit, patients meet as a group under the guidance of 1 or more clinicians. For appropriate patients, […]

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Identify Patients With Type 2 Diabetes at Risk for Cardiovascular Events and Hospitalizations

Identify patients with Type 2 Diabetes at risk for cardiovascular events and hospitalizations. Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) defined as acute coronary syndrome, a history of myocardial infarction (MI), stable or unstable angina, coronary or other arterial revascularization, stroke, transient ischemic attack, or peripheral arterial disease presumed to be of atherosclerotic origin is the leading cause […]

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Webinar: Simple Self-Care Skills for Medical Professionals

The Ohio Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (OPCPCC) present, “Simple Self-Care Skills for Medical Professionals,” a webinar featuring Dr. Pamela Oatis. Burnout of physicians and staff members in primary care practices is a growing concern. This webinar explores how listening can lead to self-care, with positive side effects that will benefit patients. Pamela J. Oatis, MD, a pediatrician […]

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