Plexus Advisor Neal Kaufman is founder of DPS health, a communications technology company that is a leader in the development of technology enabled and clinically linked self-management support interventions.
Neal writes, "I'm heading down to San Diego for the American Diabetes Association's 71st
annual Scientific Sessions. Are you going to be down in San Diego for
the meetings? If you are, please stop by DPS Health's booth, #210 and
say high, or reply to this email and we can schedule some time to talk.
recently began working with Indiana University Health (IU Health) to
offer patients and employees our online weight management service - VLM.
IU Health, long known as a healthcare leader, will be conducting 2
separate pilots of VLM. They are interested in evaluating the impact of
VLM on patient and employee health and engagement by offering the
clinically-linked, internet-based, weight management service to helps
overweight adults become more active, eat better, lose weight and live
last year's ADA meetings, we have seen a remarkable increase in
healthcare organizations looking into solutions that address obesity on
populations levels. Have you seen similar initiatives to explore
population health solutions? Have you been challenged to support an ACO
pilot, improve the health of your system's employees, or other
approaches targeting large numbers of patients? Are you beginning to
look into how you could operate as an ACO? Or how patient centered
primary care can fit within a medical home approach? If you have,
please get in touch with me so I can tell you how VLM can fit into your
will also be at the American Association of Diabetes Educators, and
American Dietetic Association meetings later on this summer. I will be
attending, presenting and/or exhibiting at both events. I would love to
schedule some time to catch up. If you are going to be at any of the
three events please send me an email to set up a time to chat."