Chronic Disease

NISC Improving Health Survey Report – Part 2

The second half of this report focuses on the relationships that senior centers have with hospitals and insurance providers, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, and health programming offered through senior centers.

Webinar: What You Need to Know about the Medicaid Health Home Benefit

Community-Integrated Health Care Webinar Series, Part 2. The Medicaid Health Home benefit under the Affordable Care Act provides reimbursement for comprehensive care management services to coordinate the physical, behavioral, and social services needs of individuals with two or more chronic conditions. Join us for a webinar to learn how chronic disease self-management education can be used to fulfill the requirements of Health Home services benefit.

Webinar: Honing Your Business Acumen Skills to Partner with the Health Care Sector

Community-Integrated Health Care Webinar Series, Part 1. In the new world of health care reform, there are many opportunities to incorporate evidence-based programs, but how do you get started? This webinar will feature business acumen skills that are necessary for partnering with the health care sector to offer chronic disease self-management education and other evidence-based programs. Learn the key elements of a business model, how to develop your value proposition, and strategies to position your organization for a competitive advantage in the health care marketplace.

Vision Care Health Brief

A call to action to improve public understanding and increase healthcare provider and patient awareness about the importance of vision care and the overall health benefits of in-person, comprehensive eye exams. This report is the collaborative outcome of a roundtable discussion convened in August 2015 with the following organizations: 1. The American Optometric Association 2. The Association of Schools […]

CDSMP: Health for a Lifetime

Participants share how the chronic disease self-management program has impacted their health and well-being.

Quick Guide to Using NCOA Crossroads

This brief guide explains how to join NCOA Crossroads, how to post and search for content, and ways to change your email settings from your groups.

Webinar: Successful Completion of CDSMP Workshops: Can Session Zero Make a Difference?

Join us to learn about strategies for increasing participant completer rates in chronic disease self-management education (CDSME) workshops. Dr. Matthew Smith will discuss findings and practical implications from the research study on session zero published in the Frontiers in Public Health Education and Promotion journal. Then state presenters with high completer rates will share their experiences and successful practices using session zero, as well as other strategies to keep participants engaged in CDSME workshops.