Features helpful information and resources (including the 2013 Georgia Community Resource Guide) to support Georgians impacted by prediabetes, diabetes and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). This section includes resources that can be shared with patients, their loved ones, employees as well as other community residents.
The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) provides financial incentives to promote the use of electronic health records (EHR). The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has implemented incentive programs for Eligible Providers, Eligible Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals to adopt, implement and demonstrate meaningful use (MU) of Certified EHR Technology (CEHRT).
The Georgia cAARds (Ask, Advise, Refer with Follow-Up) Program is a multi-faceted educational program and the result of a collaboration between state programs: Georgia Tobacco Use Prevention Program (GTUPP) and Georgia Diabetes Prevention and Control Program (DPCP). The Georgia cAARds Program can be implemented in various healthcare, public health and employee health settings including: healthcare centers, clinics, physician offices, home health, urgent care centers, university school health clinics and skilled nursing facilities to name a few.
Features information for medical professionals interested in attaining NCQA Recognition including: Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition, Diabetes Program Recognition and Heart/Stroke Program Recognition.
Features resources and information by the American Academy of Family Physicians) about the evidence-based Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model which supports more enhanced comprehensive primary care delivered to children, adolescents and adults.
Features a brief overview of models and tools from the "Practive Transformation for Physicians and Health Care" module sponsored by the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) designed to support evidence-based health systems models.
Features resources and templates sponsored by the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) for healthcare professionals and other professionals providing services to teens and young adults diagnosed with Diabetes. These resources are designed to assist with transition care from pediatric to adulthood.
Features presentations from the Georgia cAARds Program webinar series. A collaboration between the Georgia Diabetes Prevention and Control Program (DPCP) and Georgia Tobacco Use Prevention Program (GTUPP).