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MCIC Press Release

April 4th , 2007

Hot Off The Press

Disease Management ROI: 
Benchmarks, Metrics, and Case Studies for Success

Live 90-Minute Audio Conference
Scheduled for Thursday, May 3, 2007, 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.(ET)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: April 4 , 2007
Contact: Robert Jenkins
Phone: (732) 292-1100

MANASQUAN, N.J. — There is an ongoing controversy surrounding return-on-investment (ROI) of disease management programs is calculated. Historically there's been a high level of difficulty measuring the financial impact of DM programs because of unclear parameters.  To make matter worse, changes in health costs over time cannot necessarily be attributed to just one cause.

What are the true cost savings of specific disease management programs? And what is the best way to calculate the ROI of your DM programs? Is there a standardized methodology for evaluating programs? Do you need to examine only healthcare cost savings or the impact on the patient’s day-to-day functioning, absenteeism and overall productivity?

Join the Managed Care Information Center and experts on disease management analysis for a discussion about disease management and ROI in the special 90-minute audio conference, "Disease Management ROI: Benchmarks, Metrics, and Case Studies for Success," scheduled for Thursday, May 3, 2007 at 1:30 PM Eastern Time.

Presenters

Carter Coberley, Ph.D.
Vice President of the Center for Health Research, Healthways, Inc.

Ron Z. Goetzel, Ph.D. 
Director, Cornell University Institute for Health and Productivity Studies 
Vice President, Consulting and Applied Research, Thomson Healthcare

Thomas W. Wilson, Ph.D., DrPH
Epidemiologist, Trajectory HealthCare, LLC

Agenda

  • The ROI Problem… The Key Principles in Calculating ROI
  • Lessons Learned in DM ROI Calculation
  • How the Success of Disease Management Programs is Measured
  • How to Establish Metrics for Evaluating DM Programs
  • Common Mistakes in Measuring ROI
  • Which Disease Management Programs Have a Higher ROI?
  • ROI Case Studies from Healthways, One of the Largest Providers of DM Programs
  • Live Question and Answer Session

Who Will Benefit From This Audio Conference?

CEOs, COOs, strategists, planners, business development, DM providers, product managers, consultants, hospital executives, managed care organizations, health insurers, employers, CMOs, vice president quality, vice president medical management, DM executives, DM program managers, case managers, DM software developers, human resource benefit managers, employee health services managers, workplace wellness managers, health educators, analysts, directors of members services, network planners, pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers and healthcare technology companies.

Can't Make It On May 3?
Order the audio conference on CD and conference materials that will be available 2-3 weeks after the live conference.

Registration Information

To register for "Disease Management ROI: Benchmarks, Metrics, and Case Studies for Success," scheduled for Thursday, May 3, 2007 from 1:30 - 3:00 PM Eastern Time, visit http://www.healthresourcesonline.com/edu/dmroi07.htm or call (800) 516-4343. 

The cost of the conference is $247 per site if registered by April 27 and $297 after the early bird deadline. A CD will also be available for purchase for those unable to attend the live conference. For further details and other pricing options visit http://www.healthresourcesonline.com/edu/dmroi07.htm

Visa, MasterCard, or American Express is accepted.

Address: The Managed Care Information Center, 1913 Atlantic Ave., Suite F5, Manasquan, NJ 08736; (732) 292-1100, www.themcic.com

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