The Alzheimer’s Project New ‘App’ for Physicians

August 4, 2017

 

Champions for Health is excited to present a new tool to aid physicians in screening, evaluation, diagnosis, and management of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Based on guidelines set forth by The Alzheimer’s Project Clinical Roundtable San Diego, Champions for Health has helped to develop a new application that helps physicians follow the suggested algorithms, keeps cognitive test results in one place for every patient, guides them through treatment planning, and allows them to send this information to a secure email for input into a patient’s electronic health record. This new mobile application is best used in conjunction with the knowledge learned through The Alzheimer’s Project CME Courses and the resources available through the Champions for Health webpage for The Alzheimer’s Project.

 

For more information on the ‘app’, please check back and follow the link to information page that will be posted shortly! Until then, the application is available and ready for use in the Apple Store and the Google Play Store at the links below, or search AlzDxRx 

 

iOS App
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/alzdxrx/id1264997317?mt=8

 

Android App
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.championsforhealth&hl=en

 

The Alzheimer’s Project Continuing Education Courses

July 21, 2017

 

Champions for Health is proud to announce, in partnership with The Doctors Company, the introduction of a cost-free, Continuing Medical Education (CME) course series based on guidelines and materials produced by The Alzheimer’s Project San Diego Clinical Roundtable. The series seeks to educate primary care providers and support staff on standardized screening, evaluation, and disease management of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, so they are empowered to deal more effectively with the rising number of individuals in their practice who are experiencing cognitive decline.

 

The Alzheimer’s Project courses can be found here

 

These courses are meant to act as training tools, that can be taken at the learner’s own convenience. We highly encourage you to revisit as needed. Courses are available to all interested; check with your specific professional continuing education guidelines for eligibility to earn credits.

 

For more information on The Alzheimer’s Project Clinical Roundtable’s guidelines and resources, click here.

 

The Future of Medicine Conference

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Friday, June 2nd 2017 7:30 – 4:00 pm
Kona Kai Resort & Spa

Champions for Health and SDCMS warmly invite you to:

The Future of Medicine: A Conference for Physicians

Informing San Diego physicians on the latest and future advancements in patient care.

Invited Keynote Speakers Include: Lt. Governor Gavin Newsome 
Bill Walton, Former Pro NBA player and robotic surgery patient

 

Topics to Include: Genomics, Robotic Orthopedic Surgery, New Innovations in Spine Surgery, Virtual Reality Training, Pharma and Immunotherapy, and Alzheimer’s Disease Prognosis for the Cure.

5.5 CMEs offered. 

 

$150 Registration Fee for SDCMS Members

 

$250 Registration Fee for non-members

 

Registration includes continental breakfast and lunch

Register HERE

For more information, contact Kylene Cummings at 858.300.2779 or at Kylene.Cummings@ChampionsFH.org

Presented by:

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Champions for Health’s “Live Well Speakers Bureau”

75% of a person’s health is under their control, and San Diego doctors want to talk with you, your parents, employees, members, and the community about the newest strategies to improving health.

Champions for Health’s “Live Well Speakers Bureau” consists of medical professionals providing  free 30-60 minute interactive presentations to groups of parents, students, members, employees, and more! Presentations are available on a wide range of topics including:

  • Living Your Best Life
  • Easy Ways to Eating Right for a Healthy Body and Mind
  • Creating a Healthier Workforce
  • Athletics: Playing for Life (teen sports benefits and issues)
  • Recognizing Unhealthy Relationships
  • Reading Your Child’s Emotional Health
  • All presentations will be tailored to your audience’s age (ages 5 to 105) and interests.

Champions for Health’s “Live Well Speakers Bureau” is made possible through a partnership with the County of San Diego Health & Human Services Agency. For more information or to schedule a presentation for your group, contact Liz Brave at Liz.Brave@championsfh.org or call 858.300.2789.