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                                       CURBING OBESITY

     MEETING THE CHALLENGES OF MEDICARE COVERAGE

       A CONFERENCE FOR PRACTITIONERS BY PRACTITIONERS

             FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28th 2012 - 10am TO 5pm

Auditorium at Westchester Institute for Human Development  (WIHD)

                                    New York Medical College    

               20 South Plaza West, Valhalla, NY  10595               

Medicare now provides coverage for office management of obesity, but requires documentation of effective care.  CURBING OBESITY - Meeting the Challenges of Medicare will provide a framework of obesity management from a multidisciplinary faculty of practitioners.  A forum of experts will summarize successful strategies and share field-tested materials in this community outreach by the Department of Medicine at New York Medical College.                                         

                                                                        Harriette Mogul, MD MPH, Program Chair

OBJECTIVES OF CONFERENCE:

To provide primary care physicians-family care practitioners, internists, gynecologists, pediatricians, geriatricians, nurse practitioners, physicians assistants, nutritionists, psychotherapists and their office staffs with new algorithms, strategies, and field-tested tools to enable them to manage obesity.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE CONFERENCE WILL INCLUDE:

Keynote Address: Judith Wylie-Rosett EdD, RD, author, American Diabetes Association's Complete Weight Loss Workbook, and lead nutritionist, Womens Health Initiative

Promoting Weight Loss: The Endocrinologist's Perspective-Novel Approaches and Protocols: New York Medical College, Division of Endocrinology, Harriette Mogul,MD, MPH, Richard Noto, MD, Monica Schwarcz, MD

Integrating Intensive Behavioral Therapy (IBT) in the primary care setting - a "How-To" of exercises for mind and body: Lee-Ann Klein, MS, RD, Amy Peck, MS, RD, Regina Schwarz, PhD

Other Key Components: George Matthew, MD - internist and former Silicon Valley software developer; Maria Reina - community chef, columnist, and blogger; and a CODING AND COMPLIANCE course from Medicare


                    REGISTRATION FEES

Conference (includes lunch) and DVD           $150

Health Care Professional Conference               $100

Accompanying Office Staff                                  $50

DVD of Conference                                      $100

**Attendees will receive a tool-kit of office ready materials prepared by the conference participants**

        

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