|2014 Central Regional Meeting Agenda|
*Schedule is Subject to Change*
Tuesday, April 29 - Central Standard Time
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm Registration at Owensboro Health Healthpark 1006 Ford Avenue Owensboro, KY 42301 Description: Check in at the registration booth
12:50 - 1:00 pm Welcome by MFA President & CEO, Bob Boone
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm The
Medical Fitness Value Proposition. “There Really is a Contribution to Health
Attendees will be presented practical information showing
the positive impact that a true medical fitness center has on patient outcomes,
clinical volumes and the financial success of the sponsoring health care
organization. The audience will be shown how to position the value of the
medical fitness center to show the positive impact on health system success and
justify the medical fitness center model as a vital component of the health
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm Becoming an Integral Part of Your Health System’s
Population Health Management Strategy
To define Population Health Management and explain why it
is such a necessary component in successfully navigating health care reform. To
provide a health system's perspective of Population Health Management (PHM) and
their goals and objectives from PHM strategy. To give actual of examples of how
Midtown Health collaborated with health system executives and physicians to
develop wellness programs and services to improve patient outcomes and become
an integral part of the system's Population Health Management Strategy.
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm New
Innovations for Health Management through establishing a Telemedicine Clinic in
a Medical Fitness Center
Participants will understand the difference between
telehealth, telemedicine, and telepresence to promote consumer health and
wellness at medical fitness centers. Participants will learn about successful
case studies of telemedicine clinics and implementation of telemedicine home
medical instruments to consumers to improve health care access and outcomes.
Participants will be able to identify regulatory obstacles, reimbursement
challenges, and technology barriers to successful telemedicine clinic
4:35 pm – 5:15 pm Tour the MFA Certified Facility,
Owensboro Health Healthpark
6pm - 8pm Ice
Breaker Social Sponsored
by Global Wellness Partner, Technogym
Wednesday, April 30 - Central Standard Time
*Today’s sessions take place at Owensboro
Health Regional Hospital
8:00 am – 8:15 am Welcome and Introduction
8:15 am - 8:45 am Interactive Roundtables: Certification, Clinical Integration, Membership Sales/Marketing and Outcomes
8:45 am - 9:00 am Global Wellness Partner Technogym presents
9:30 am – 10:30 am Enhancing Your Facility: Internship
By the end of this presentation, each participant will be
able to: Identify steps in developing an
internship program. Present a convincing argument to
administration for the importance of having an internship program. Identify benefits of having an internship
program for the medical fitness center and the student.
Mastering Management – How to Make Better Decisions
Description: Participants will learn the four stages of decision making - framing, gathering intelligence, coming to conclusions, and learning from experience. Good decision making is one of the most critical skills needed to be a successful manager. Participants will learn the advantages and pitfalls involved in group decision making. Participants will learn the advantages and pitfalls involved in group decision making.
10:45 am – 11:45 am Growing your Retail Footprint in the
Corporate Wellness Marketplace
audience will learn the overall importance of corporate wellness programs and
how Medical Fitness Centers can play an integral part in the development and
delivery of these programs. Provide ideas and options for taking your current
programs into corporations. The audience will be provided case studies of how
our programs have grown over the last several years and specific programs we
have used to get corporations and associates on board with programming.
Resource Guide to Programming Challenges.
Description: Attendees will be provided with interactive
activities, games and demonstrations that can immediately be applied to their
organizations for meetings, camps and/or events. Participants will learn the
key ingredient(s) for making programs successful in your business/organization.
Understand why and how training will affect your programming long-term, and
what one type of training is lacking when it comes to fulfilling programs.
11:30 am – 12:pm Lunch & Visit Best Practice Partner Exhibits12:15 pm - 12:30 pm Visit Best Practice Partner Exhibits
12:30 pm - 12:45 pm Medical Fitness Association Announcements
12:45pm - 1:45pm Creating the Medically Integrated Patient Wellness
The audience will learn a highly effective way to get
patients from the exam room to completing a 10 week behavior change class. Learn effective strategies to create provider
involvement in patient whole body wellness. It's takes a village to raise a
healthy child, as the saying goes. For
unhealthy adults, the same applies, but who and what comprises of the
village? Learn the effective use of
university and community volunteers to successfully aid in patient whole body
wellness. And you will learn about an
innovative quarterly program aimed towards improving diabetic patient
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Exercise
Prescription for the Cancer Patient: Current Recommendations and Possible Interventions
Description: Participants will discuss the current guidelines for exercise prescription for cancer survivors and areas for future research. Discussions of specific case studies within the Wolfe Cancer wellness program including contraindications and recommendations for specific types of cancer will be presented to the audience. The Wolfe Cancer Wellness Program placed Honorable Mention for the 2013 Medical Fitness Association Program Innovation Awards.
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Connecting Individual Goals in a
Metric Driven Culture
Presenter: Brad Higgins
Description: Participants will learn to develop individual goals from department or organization goals. Learn how to communicate these goals and expectations to staff and connect these goals to metrics and to performance reviews for accountability and consistency. Establish a program of metrics that align with your goals and implement a formal measuring process. Audience will learn how to utilize this data to drive performance and expectations.
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Diabetes & Exercise for the
Presenter: Michelle Adams
The audience will understand
the basic Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes and exercise physiology as it relates to
clients with diabetes. Participants will gain confidence managing common
exercise and diabetes situations effectively. The audience will obtain
confidence distinguishing when and how to help diabetic clients achieve fitness
goals with varying diabetes related exercise challenges.
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