The COVID-19 pandemic has, at least temporarily, changed telehealth implementation within diabetes education. For the latest information on how your program can utilize the 1135 CMS waivers, visit the link below.
Diana Isaacs, PHARMD, BCPS, BC-ADM, CDCES shares tips for members of the diabetes care team who are new to telehealth.
Diana Isaacs, PHARMD, BCPS, BC-ADM, CDCES covers what you'll need to start providing virtual diabetes self-management training.
Christina Skinner, RD, CDCES shares some tips and tools for diabetes care and education specialists interested in providing virtual diabetes services.
Matthew Larsen, CDCES, LDN, RDN discusses some considerations for implementing telemedicine.
ADCES Board Member Deb Bjorsness, BC-ADM, CDCES, MPH, RDN shares some examples of how diabetes care and education specialists can use technology to develop creative and innovative approaches to providing virtual support.
There are many vendors that can facilitate telehealth services. Click the link below for a basic overview of the key functionality of the various telehealth products as reported by the vendors on their own websites. ADCES has not vetted these companies but wanted to quickly provide information for diabetes care and education specialists seeking to implement them into practice.
Access a comparison chart for licensed platforms or unlicensed platforms for distance learning.
MY AADE Network Communities of Interest (COI) Diabetes Technology COI
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A quick guide to help physicians and practices in the implementation of telemedicine including policy, coding and reimbursement.
Help your clients get the most out of their session with a few simple tips:
The Huddle is available on all major podcast platforms including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and Stitcher. Listen to previous episodes of The Huddle.
Telehealth can extend your reach and reduce barriers to care, but what are the steps to starting these services? Hear from Jamie Lee, a certified diabetes care and education specialist who has been there. Jamie shares how she implemented telehealth services in a rural area of Eastern Kentucky and discusses what she learned that could help your practice. This episode is brought to you by the ADCES Foundation.
Utilizing telehealth to deliver DSMES and MNT can increase access and utilization in the marketplace. This presentation provides an overview to implement successful DSMES and MNT telehealth programs. A case study is the basis of our integrated discussion. Presenters will share their journeys utilizing telehealth.
Data demonstrates that engagement in DSMES results in a decrease in A1C. Literature supports findings that the delivery of DSMES via telehealth can be effective. In collaboration with employee wellness/health and technology support, telehealth can be incorporated into employee DSMES programs. This presentation will discuss the challenges of delivering a DSMES program to employees utilizing telehealth technology.
Omnipod and Glooko are working together to improve telehealth for care teams. Join us for a webinar discussion on how to automatically share diabetes data with clinicians to optimize visibility and accessibility to patient data in order to facilitate telehealth. You will also meet an ADCES subject matter expert who will share her experience and success seeking reimbursement with RPM CPT codes.
This online, self-paced, 5-module course addresses the basics of reimbursement for diabetes self-management training/education programs including telehealth. For the most recent updates to telehealth reimbursement during the COVID-19 pandemic, check out the recorded webinar at DiabetesEducator.org/COVID-19.
How Enterprising Educators Embrace the Golden Opportunity of Technology-Enabled Diabetes Services Published April 2019
Leveraging the Power of eHealth
Published April 2016
Home Telemedicine (CoYoT1 Clinic): A Novel Approach to Improve Psychosocial Outcomes in Young Adults with Diabetes
Published June 2019
A Comparison of In-Person, Telephone and Secure Messaging for Type 2 Diabetes Self-Management Support
First Published April 2014
A Systematic Review of Reviews Evaluating Technology-Enabled Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support
Authors: Greenwood, Deborah A.; Gee, Perry M.; Fatkin, Kathy J.; Peeples, Malinda
Journal Of Diabetes Science And Technology, 2017
Telehealth Interventions to Support Self-Management of Long-Term Conditions: A Systematic Metareview of Diabetes, Heart Failure, Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, and Cancer
Authors: Hanlon, Peter; Daines, Luke; Campbell, Christine; McKinstry, Brian; Weller, David; Pinnock, Hilary
Journal Of Medical Internet Research, 2017
Interactive Video Telehealth Models to Improve Access to Diabetes Specialty Care and Education in the Rural Setting: A Systematic Review
Authors: McLendon, Susan Florence
Diabetes Spectrum: A Publication Of The American Diabetes Association, 2017