Technology is changing every aspect of self-management and continues to shape the expectations of health systems, payers and providers. Diabetes care and education specialists are poised to play a central role in the integration and implementation of this growing area, to optimize care and improve outcomes. ADCES has developed guidance and resources to support your role in technology integration and translation and reinforce your expertise within the larger care team.
Diabetes technology has demonstrated value in both the care of the individual and as a tool to support population-level health improvements. Using the ICC framework for technology-enabled care, you can optimize diabetes and cardiometabolic care by identifying, configuring and collaborating. This approach leverages the expertise of the diabetes care and education specialist, the multiplicity of technologies, and integration with the care team.
Advocating for Technology-Enabled Care
Diabetes care and education specialists should play a central role in establishing and maintaining technology-enabled care in a variety of practice settings to optimize outcomes for people with diabetes and cardiometabolic conditions. This paper will help you in advocating for your role promoting technology integration within your health system, employer and the care team.