Podcast Series: Asthma Community Network – Conversations for Advancing Action
This podcast series explores best practices for reducing the impact of asthma, especially in underserved communities. Hear from people who have successfully developed asthma management programs that have improved health outcomes in their communities. Learn about their effective health delivery systems; strategies for addressing environmental triggers; key partnerships; and the tools and resources they use to achieve outstanding results.
Group visits, or shared medical appointments, are a growing trend in chronic disease management. They can be an effective and cost-efficient way to teach self management, deliver comprehensive education and address some of the linguistic and cultural challenges seen in the doctor’s office. Lois Wessel shares her thoughts on how group visits can be used to improve asthma self-management.
Assessing and controlling environmental triggers is an important step in managing asthma. Dr. Jay Portnoy explains how his hospital effectively... Read More
Learn about how health information technology (health IT) can improve access to affordable health care and asthma management. This episode explores... Read More