Over 1.3 million Americans are affected by rheumatoid arthritis.  Managing this and its associated diseases require that the treatment team –including the patient – work together to ensure that the health care and treatment needs of each patient are met. Here you will find certified education, digital resources, videos and insights into managing this disease. Hear input from real RA patients and video interviews with RA team care members at the Cleveland Clinic who will provide real-world insights on best practices, treatment options, and ACR guidelines for treatment.

The PROMIS® of Improved Bone Health in Older Adults

This CME Outfitters enduring material features expert faculty and an interactive, case-based program that will teach the importance of utilizing validated PROMIS® (Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System) measures to assess treatment progress and monitor disease. Join us for this symposium and heighten your awareness of the need of evaluation and treatment of osteoporosis beyond women to include men.

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From Pathways to PROs: Translating the Latest Evidence for Current and Emerging JAK Inhibitors to Clinical Practice

This CME Outfitters enduring material, featuring expert faculty discussion and learner interactivity, will address gaps related to emerging discoveries of inflammatory targets, clinical trial data, and the role of patient-reported outcomes (PROs) in practice, with resources posted to the Rheumatology Digital Hub.

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Practicing Precision Medicine in Psoriatic Arthritis: Strategies and Digital Health Tools for Managing a Chronic Disease

In this CME Outfitters Live and On Demand expert faculty will highlight the molecular targets of currently available and emerging biologic treatments for managing PsA, discuss individualized treatment plans, and provide updates on the latest clinical trials focused on the impact of long-term treatment, improving pain, and quality of life.

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A Team Approach to Improving Outcomes in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Clinicians, Patients, and Digital Health Coaches

This live, interactive webcast features a panel discussion moderated by Leonard Calabrese, DO with audio input from patients with RA, video interviews from RA team care members at the Cleveland Clinic, and a live Q&A.

Receive a FREE Digital Health Advisor Kit:  We have partnered with Pack Health to offer free Digital Health Advisor kits to clinicians.  Studies show digital coaching increases health literacy and decreases symptoms in RA patients.

Claim your FREE kit: http://www.packhealth.com/racmeo/.

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Precision Medicine in Ankylosing Spondylitis: Fine-tuning Diagnosis and Treatment

This CME Outfitters recorded symposium features expert faculty and aims to improve confidence in practitioners that will lead to improved screening, evaluation, and early treatment of individuals with AS.

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Debating Interchangeability, Efficacy, and Safety of Biosimilars in the Management of Inflammatory Diseases

In this CME Outfitters live Q & A session, expert faculty will go in-depth answering your questions while offering evidence, guidelines, and quality measures for collaborative strategies to optimally use biosimilars in patients with inflammatory diseases. Note: Credit Is No Longer Available

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An Evolving Treatment Landscape for Inflammatory Disease: Debating Interchangeability, Efficacy, and Safety of Biosimilars

In this CME Outfitters live Q & A session, expert faculty will go in-depth answering your questions while offering evidence, guidelines, and quality measures for collaborative strategies to optimally use biosimilars in patients with inflammatory diseases. Note: Credit Is No Longer Available (Recertification in Progress)

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Patient Engagement Strategies

Integrating PROs in Practice

The use of validated patient reported outcomes measures offer insights into the patient’s perspective of their own well-being and impact of disease on functioning and quality of life. They may also uncover other factors impacting the patient’s status. Watch as Dr. Calabrese interacts with a patient in a routine clinic visit as he examines the impact on mental well-being on patient outcomes.

The Role of the Multidisciplinary Team

Caring for patients in the Rheumatology clinic is a team sport. Advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, nurses, and pharmacists have taken on increased responsibilities in many practices and play an important in screening, medication management, follow-up, and ongoing patient care.

Telemedicine in Action

As the Rheumatology workforce is challenged to keep up with the growing patient population, telemedicine presents an opportunity to meet patients where they live and work. Watch as Dr. Rochelle Rosian conducts a virtual visit.

Pack Health Digital Coaching: Overview

Does digital health coaching sound intriguing as a way to improve patient outcomes? Watch this overview of the Pack Health program that is available for your patients. To enroll your patients in a three month digital health coaching program, go to www.packhealth.com/clinicians and use the promo code RACMEO. The program will fill up fast, so don’t wait to share with your patients!

Pack Health Digital Coaching: Overview

Growing research and information is finding that social determinants of health have a significant impact on health outcomes. Digital coaching can fill a void with ongoing touch points, patient education, and follow-up in patients with chronic disease. Use this video for your own education, but also to share with patients that you recommend the Pack Health Digital Health Program.

 

 

Assessing the Impact of a Digital Health Coaching Program for Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (Download PDF)

Resources for Nurses Taking Joint Exams (DAS28)

PROTool RAPID3 – Routine Assessment of Patient Index Data  (Download PDF)