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WSCHS Nurse Participates in the Many Faces of Community Health Conference (Oct. 31st, 2008)
Mara Glantz, a Registered Nurse at La Clinica, participated in the annual Many Faces of Community Health Conference held on October 30-31. The 2008 focus of the conference was the prevention of diabetes and its complications at the community level.
Mara presented Diabetes Care Coordination: Case Manager and CHW Model. She discussed a WSCHS’ program that utilizes case managers and community health workers to help patients identify and resolve barriers to effective self-management of diabetes. Mara not only discussed the exciting results that have emerged after a year of program operation, but also the program’s workflow and communications, addressed barriers and the clinical impact on patients’ lives.