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The Beat Goes On:
Managing Cardiovascular Health During COVID
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 | 12 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
View webinar materials:
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> View Zoom video recording



Learn more about providing patient care during a pandemic using virtual shared care medical appointments to help individuals manage their chronic conditions. Experts will also share lessons learned and patient experiences with delivering STRIDES remotely for the first time - a diabetes prevention program.
Participants will be able to:
  • Describe the role of virtual shared medical appointments in helping manage chronic conditions
  • Identify successes and challenges of implementing a remote diabetes prevention program during a pandemic
  • Describe patient experiences and outcomes with virtual care interventions
Presenters include:
Donald Ford, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Better Health Partnership

Shari Bolen, MD, MPH
Co-PI
Ohio Cardiovascular and Diabetes Health Collaborative (Cardi-OH)
Case Western Reserve University at The MetroHealth System

Marianne Sumego, MD
Internal Medicine/Pediatric Physician
Director, Shared Medical Appointments
Cleveland Clinic

Eileen L. Seeholzer, MD, MS
Director, MetroHealthy Employee Wellness Initiative
Medical Director of MetroHealth Weight Loss Surgery & Weight Management Center
The MetroHealth System

Janeen Leon RDN, LD
Assistant Director, Clinical Informatics
Clinical Research Informatics Support
The MetroHealth System

Have questions? Want more information?
Carol Kaschube
Business and Event Coordination Manager
ckaschube@metrohealth.org