Impact Education           VBCDC           NHF

Value-Based Chronic Disease Collaborative Enlists Patient Advocacy Groups, Health Care Payers and Purchasers to Improve Access to Quality Care and Address Issues Surrounding High-Cost Diseases

BLUE BELL, PA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) and Impact Education, LLC (IMPACT) are proud to announce a new initiative: the Value-Based Chronic Disease Collaborative (VBCDC) . VBCDC brings payers together with advocacy organizations that represent high-cost disease populations, along with respective expert providers, to facilitate an open dialogue and to generate shared solutions. This proactive and collaborative approach allows for the development of strategies that are appropriately tailored to the unique characteristics of each patient population.

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Impact Education          MSAA

Impact Education, LLC® and the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) Release New Whitepaper on Payer Considerations for Providing Support to People With MS and Their Care Partners

Blue Bell, PA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) and Impact Education, LLC (IMPACT) are proud to announce a new initiative: the Value-Based Chronic Disease Collaborative (VBCDC). VBCDC brings payers together with advocacy organizations that represent high-cost disease populations, along with respective expert providers, to facilitate an open dialogue and to generate shared solutions. This proactive and collaborative approach allows for the development of strategies that are appropriately tailored to the unique characteristics of each patient population..

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IMPACT Announces Two New Team Members

BLUE BELL, PA--Impact Education, LLC is pleased to announce Sarah Waite-Ardini and Caitlin Coad have joined the team.

Sarah Waite-Ardini, MA (sarah.waite-ardini@impactedu.net), has a wealth of experience in patient advocacy and education, and health care public relations. Her most recent position was Director of Patient Engagement at the Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA) and she was the past Director of Education at the National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF). Prior to joining NHF, Sarah worked in health care public relations at global agency Weber Shandwick out of their NYC practice. During her time at Weber she supported various pharmaceutical and biotech clients. Sarah joins IMPACT as Senior Director of Program Management and we believe her expertise and passion for improving patient outcomes through education will be an asset to our partners.

Caitlin Coad, MA (caitlin.coad@impactedu.net), comes to IMPACT from the University of Pennsylvania, where she served as the Associate Director of Course Development for Penn Engineering Online Learning. She’s joining IMPACT as a Senior Program Manager and her extensive experience in program management and online learning will continue to advance IMPACT’s CME/CE offerings for our members.

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Impact Education, LLC Releases New White Paper on Leveraging Diabetes Health Technology in Managed Care and Coverage Considerations for Real-Time Continuous Glucose Monitoring

BLUE BELL, PA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Impact Education, LLC, announced today the release of a new white paper based on key findings from the Therapeutic CGM Health Care Stakeholder Summit held on Nov. 7, 2019, in Washington, DC. The stakeholder panel included payer and employer leadership along with clinical experts in the field of endocrinology. The purpose was to gather input pertinent to the coverage and application of therapeutic continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) in managed care settings. Evidence supporting the clinical and economic value of real-time CGM (rtCGM) was presented and the insights of these health care stakeholders were captured to formulate coverage policy recommendations for the future. This input is intended to advance the uptake and appropriate coverage of evidence-based health technology interventions by managed care organizations (MCOs) and various payers.

The white paper is hosted on www.ManagedCareCGM.com, the new premier source for the latest news, resources and continuing education on CGM. ManagedCareCGM.com is designed specifically for the educational needs of managed care, pharmacy and payer professionals. The website features expert interviews on best practices from leading managed care and specialty pharmacy professionals as well as real-world accredited case studies presented by key managed care decision makers. To view or download a copy of the white paper, please visit www.ManagedCareCGM.com. The website and white paper are supported by an educational grant from DexCom, Inc.

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Impact Education           NHF

Announcing the fourth Annual National Hemophilia Foundation Annual Meeting Pre-Conference Symposium, Enhancing the Value of Managed Care and Specialty Pharmacy within the Hemophilia Comprehensive Care Model

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) and Impact Education, LLC (IMPACT) are pleased to announce the fourth annual pre-conference symposium specifically designed for specialty pharmacists, home health pharmacists, health plan pharmacists, managed Medicaid pharmacists, medical directors, and other healthcare professionals with an interest in the management of patients with hemophilia. This free, CME/CPE-certified activity is scheduled to take place on July 21, 2016 from 1:45 PM – 5:00 PM EDT at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, in conjunction with NHF’s 68th Annual Meeting, “A Brighter Future Together.”

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Impact Education           NHF

The National Hemophilia Foundation Announces the Comprehensive Care Sustainability Collaborative (CCSC), a Quality Improvement and Cost-management Initiative to Improve Outcomes in Hemophilia Care

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) and Impact Education, LLC (IMPACT) are pleased to announce the Comprehensive Care Sustainability Collaborative (CCSC), an ongoing quality improvement and cost-management initiative driven by the insights of a prominent group of hemophilia treatment center (HTC) directors, clinicians, and administrators working in conjunction with payer/managed care medical and pharmacy directors from a mix of large national and regional health plans. The CCSC’s aim is to develop a framework for pilot programs between payers and HTCs to be replicated across the United States to facilitate cost-effective hemophilia management integrating the HTC comprehensive care model.

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Impact Education           NHF 2015 Annual Meeting

Announcing the third Annual National Hemophilia Foundation Annual Meeting Pre-Conference Symposium, The Evolving Hemophilia Managed Care and Specialty Pharmacy Environment: Recommendations for a New Health Care Ecosystem

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) and Impact Education, LLC (IE) are pleased to announce the third annual pre-conference symposium specifically designed for specialty pharmacists, home health pharmacists, health plan pharmacists, managed Medicaid pharmacists, medical directors, and other healthcare professionals with an interest in the management of patients with hemophilia. This free, CME/CPE-certified activity is scheduled to take place on August 13, 2015 from 1:45 PM – 5:00 PM at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center Hotel in Dallas, Texas, in conjunction with NHF’s 67th Annual Meeting.

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Impact Education           MC Impact

Impact Education, LLC launches The Managed Care Review BoardTM, an innovative online resource and continuing education curricula for managed care professionals

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Impact Education, LLC (IE), a leader in continuing education (CE) for managed care professionals, is pleased to announce the launch of www.ManagedCareReviewBoard.com, a website devoted to delivering CE activities that focus on managed care and payer related topics. The first curriculum of its kind, The Managed Care Review BoardTM is specifically designed and developed for managed care professionals and offers education across a wide range of therapeutic areas.

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Impact Education           MC Impact

Impact Education, LLC announces the launch of the continuing education audience generation platform, MC Impact: Reaching Managed Care

January 08, 2015 02:37 PM Eastern Standard Time  

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Impact Education, LLC (IE), a leader in continuing education (CE) for managed care professionals, is pleased to announce the launch of the audience generation platform, MC Impact: Reaching Managed Care. MC Impact has an exclusive database consisting of over 12,000 qualified managed care and other payer professionals derived from more than 130 certified activities that target important decision-makers, including Medical Directors, Pharmacy Directors, Specialty Pharmacists, and Clinical Pharmacists. MC Impact offers targeted hosting and distribution opportunities to CE providers who want to reach this unique audience and improve participation rates for their activities.

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Impact Education           Impact Education, LLC RealCME

Announcing the second annual National Hemophilia Foundation Annual Meeting Pre-Conference Symposium, Hemophilia Pharmacy Management: Steps for Success with Managed Care and Specialty Pharmacy

August 12, 2014 02:21 PM Eastern Daylight Time  

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) and Impact Education, LLC (IE) are pleased to announce the second annual pre-conference symposium specifically designed for specialty pharmacists, home health pharmacists, health plan pharmacists, managed Medicaid pharmacists, medical directors and other healthcare professionals with an interest in the management of patients with hemophilia. This free, CME/CPE-certified activity is scheduled to take place on September 18, 2014 from 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, DC, in conjunction with NHF's 66th Annual Meeting.

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Impact Education           Impact Education, LLC RealCME

Announcing the inaugural National Hemophilia Foundation Annual Meeting Pre-Conference Symposium, Hemophilia Management and Specialty Pharmacy: Collaborating in a New Era to Optimize Outcomes

August 19, 2013 12:09 PM Eastern Daylight Time  

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) and Impact Education, LLC (IE) are pleased to announce the inaugural pre-conference symposium specifically designed for specialty pharmacists, home health pharmacists, health plan pharmacists, managed Medicaid pharmacists, medical directors and other healthcare professionals with an interest in the management of patients with hemophilia. This free, CME/CPE-certified activity is scheduled to take place on October 3, 2013 from 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California, in conjunction with NHF's 65th Annual Meeting, "United in Progress."

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Impact Education, LLC and their technology and analytics partner RealCME, Inc. unveil innovative online resource and continuing education curricula for managed care professionals

August 17, 2012 04:21 PM Eastern Daylight Time  

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Continuing medical and pharmacy education experts Impact Education, LLC (IE) and RealCME, Inc. (RealCME) have joined forces to deliver innovative and engaging continuing medical and pharmacy educational experiences (CME/CE) on an advanced technology platform that addresses the needs of health care professionals focused on areas of managed care and payer related topics. The first curriculum of its kind, The Managed Care Review BoardTM is specifically designed and developed for managed care professionals.

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The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness and Their Educational Partner Impact Education, LLC, Unveil a Free Comprehensive Online Resource and Continuing Education Activity for the Primary Care Community

November 11, 2010 02:29 PM Eastern Daylight Time 

PHILADELPHIA--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) and Continuing Medical Education expert, Impact Education, LLC (IE), have joined forces to offer primary care providers the valuable education needed to support improvement in outcomes for patients with celiac disease.

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Impact Education, LLC and California Academy of Family Physicians Unveil Health Coaching Continuing Education Activity for Health Professionals

Organizations Align to Leverage Expertise to Develop Educational Platform for Motivational Interviewing

September 27, 2010 11:43 AM Eastern Daylight Time 

PHILADELPHIA--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Continuing Medical Education expert, Impact Education, LLC, and the California Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP) have joined forces to offer health care providers meaningful motivational interviewing education to support improvement in patient outcomes.

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