Addressing Obesity in America: live Q&A
Topic 1: The health and social impact of obesity to AmericaKenneth Thorpe (Chairman, PFCD)Today, nearly two-thirds of Americans are...
Nov 07, 2013
Innovative Support Programs for Cancer Patients and Caregivers
According to the American Cancer Society, in 2013 approximately 1.6 million new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. One in two men and one...
Oct 23, 2013
Access to the best care and prevention: fighting chronic disease in Turkey
September 24th, 2013Ortakoy Princess Hotel in IstanbulAccess to the best care and prevention: Fighting chronic disease in TurkeyPatient Declaration...
Sep 19, 2013
Obesity In America: What It Means For Wisconsin's Economy and Seniors
Speakers included former U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary and Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson and PFCD Chairman Dr. Kenneth Thorpe.WHEN:...
Aug 30, 2013
Addressing Obesity in America: Economics and Impact on Diverse Patient Communities
See the agenda.See presentations.The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) is pleased to convene this important half-day program that will...
Aug 13, 2013
Recognizing Obesity as a Disease
View PresentationsThe First Step to Prevention, Better TreatmentOn the heels of the American Medical Association classifying obesity as a disease,...
Jul 09, 2013
Innovative Care Delivery Models for Medicare Patients
The challenges brought on by an aging society facing rising rates of chronic disease, coupled with increasing health care costs, system fragmentation...
Jul 03, 2013
Preventing Long-Term Care Placement: Predicting Who Is at Greatest Risk
View presentationsNearly two-thirds of Americans over the age of 65 are estimated to be candidates for long-term care (LTC) facility placement....
Jun 11, 2013
Making the Policy Case for Multiple Chronic Conditions Research
Kenneth Thorpe, Ph.D., Chairman of the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease, will lead a webinar to discuss multiple chronic conditions (MCC) and...
May 29, 2013
Implications of Growing Prevalence of Multiple Chronic Conditions: Needs Great, Evidence Lacking
View presentationsOne of the most pressing challenges facing our health care system today is how to care effectively for the significant and growing...
Apr 11, 2013