Health Affairs Briefing: Type 2 Diabetes: Policies To Improve Prevention, Care And Outcomes

The number of Americans diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes has risen by more than 40 percent over the last decade, and the July issue of Health Affairs is devoted to papers discussing how we can prevent diabetes and improve care and outcomes for patients. On July 19 a group of authors and analysts gathered online to present their work and participate in a discussion of issues including care management, quality measures, nonmedical interventions, payment models, and prevention.

Confirmed speakers included:

Mohammed Ali, Professor, Hubert Department of Global Health, Emory University, and Health Affairs Theme Adviser, on Diabetes And The Fragmented State Of US Health Care And Policy

Maria Liliana Alva, Assistant Research Professor, McCourt School of Public Policy Massive Data Institute, Georgetown University, on The Diabetes Prevention Gap And Opportunities To Increase Participation In Effective Interventions

Kelly Copes-Anderson, Associate Vice President and Head of Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Eli Lilly and Company

Thomas S. Bodenheimer, Professor Emeritus, Family and Community Medicine, University of California San Francisco, on Care Management For Patients With Type 2 Diabetes: The Roles Of Nurses, Pharmacists, And Social Workers

Leonard E. Egede, Professor of Medicine and Inaugural Milwaukee Community Chair in Health Equity Research, Medical College of Wisconsin, on Type 2 Diabetes Nonmedical Interventions: Evidence, Actionable Strategies, And Policy Opportunities

Sabrina Wang, Research Associate, NORC, and M.D. Candidate, University of Chicago, on Can Alternative Payment Models And Value-Based Insurance Design Alter The Course Of Diabetes In America?

A. Mark Fendrick, Professor, Division of General Medicine, Departments of Internal Medicine and Health Management and Policy; and Director, University of Michigan Center for Value-Based Insurance Design, University of Michigan

Joe Selby, Former Executive Director, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (retired)

Rozalina McCoy, Associate Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, on Modernizing Diabetes Care Quality Measures

Tiffany L. Gary-Webb, Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and Associate Professor, Departments of Epidemiology and Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health

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