Course overview

Optimize Patient Care Without Losing the Personal Touch

This course covers ways that providers can optimize incremental care through coaching and interventions to increase effective patient behavior change using mobile communication tools.

Sandeep Pulim, MD

 Board Review Series

AIHM 2017 Annual Conference

 Required Lessons


 Time to Complete

25 minutes

 Non-CME Eligible*

0 Credits 

What you will learn

  • Course Summary

  • Patient centered care has proven to create optimal health outcomes. Unfortunately our current fee for services sick-care system does not value patient engagement. Review an outline of the scientific benefits of patient centered care coordination and incremental care. Patient centered care encourages enables patients as active participants in their healthcare, rather than a passive sick care user. The patient gains control of their health information and can optimize their health coordinating across all providers- primary care, psychiatry, nutrition, and specialists. Incremental care emphasizes the value of regular provider-patient communication. More frequent connection with existing providers has proven to reduce long term costs by optimizing health instead of managing sick care Mobile technologies can enable optimized patient care without losing the personal touch. Providers can create and maintain continuity of care and coachable moments to achieve healthier outcomes. Do more with the time you have.
    By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

    • Recognize the value of text based care coaching and interventions in increasing patient efficacy of behavior change, including diabetes self-management, weight loss, physical activity, cessation and medication adherence
    • Explain how providers can optimize incremental care to cut avoidable emergency department visits, inpatient stays and unnecessary procedures
    • Cite research that shows patient desire for providers to offer mobile communication and health data information access, and that providers are not currently delivering these services

Course includes:

  • Video recording
  • Downloadable audio
  • Speaker handout(s)
  • 1 Quiz
  • Certificate of Completion

Included in this course

Course Faculty

Sandeep Pulim, MD

About Sandeep
Dr. Pulim is a Physician entrepreneur who most recently served as the Chief Innovation Officer at Medici. Prior to joining the Medici team, Dr. Pulim worked to enable cognitive clinical decision-making technology at the point of care for HCPs and patients, to positively impact clinical learning and quality measures for healthcare organizations, pharma, and payers.

Previously as co-founder and CMO of Health Recovery Solutions, Dr. Pulim also served as Senior Medical Editor at MDLinx.

*CME/CEU Credits

The CME for this course has expired, however you will continue to have access to your purchased content. 

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This course is self-paced with no set beginning or end date. You may complete this course on your own schedule and pace. Enrolling in and purchasing this course grants you access to its contents in perpetuity.