Madison Area Chapter
                                  of the 
         American Academy of Professional  Coders


    

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Chapter Meeting - Behavioral Screening and Intervention - Everybody Wins!

  • 20 Feb 2014
  • 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • The Lussier Family Heritage Center
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Room temperature may vary, please bring a sweater. A light breakfast will be provided.
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Chapter Meeting
Behavioral Screening and Intervention - Everyone Wins!

Please note the change of the meeting date to to the 3rd Thursday of the month.

Richard L. Brown, MD, MPH
Director for the Wisconsin Initiative to Promote Healthy Lifestyles (WIPHL)

Behavioral risks and disorders are responsible for 40% of deaths, $300 billion in healthcare costs, and $600 billion in additional expenditures yearly in the US.  Dr. Brown will discuss the mission of the WIPHL which is to enhance delivery of behavioral screening and intervention (BSI)services in health care settings throughout Wisconsin. Screening and intervention for tobacco, alcohol & drug use, depression, obesity, diabetes, hypertension and lipid disorders can improve outcomes for patients and reduce health care costs.  Dr. Brown will discuss how WIPHL can assist providers in implementing BSI programs and how data can be used to measure outcomes.

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