Leading patient engagement company partners with the  American Diabetes Association to discuss innovative methods for health plans, pharma, and health systems to support patients with diabetes.  

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (November 7, 2022) – Pack Health, a Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX) Company, announced it will be hosting a new webinar focused on understanding best practices for crafting patient support programs for individuals with diabetes within life sciences, health systems, and health plans. A Better Way: 3 Unique Methods to Support The Whole-Person Health of Patients with Diabetes will be held on Wednesday, November 30th at 12:00 PM EST/11:00 AM CST. During the webinar, attendees can expect a discussion of programs and initiatives that will address three crucial areas of concern for individuals with diabetes: medication adherence, easing food insecurity, and post-discharge assistance.  

The conversation will be anchored by three leaders in diabetes support and research, Dr. Dhiren Patel, PharmD, Executive Director, Market Solutions, Pack Health, Daniel Stinnett, MS, RD, Senior Manager of the Education Recognition Program at the American Diabetes Association, and Dr. Laura Hieronymus, DNP, MSEd, RN, Vice President of Health Care Programs at the American Diabetes Association. 

Dr. Dhiren Patel serves as the Executive Director, Market Solutions at Pack Health, a Quest Diagnostics company. In this role, he oversees the organization’s marketing, sales, and medical affairs departments. He is a practicing academic clinician with more than 15 years of chronic disease management experience and is triple board certified.   

Daniel Stinnett attained a master’s degree in community nutrition, is a registered dietitian, and is a master licensed diabetes educator and certified diabetes care and education specialist with over three decades professional experience in the areas of nutrition and diabetes care and education. He is Senior Manager of the Education Recognition Program at the American Diabetes Association and currently serves on the Kentucky Board of Licensed Diabetes Educators. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics from the University of Kentucky as well as Master of Science degree in Community Nutrition from Eastern Kentucky University. 

Dr. Laura Hieronymus holds a doctorate in nursing practice, and is a master licensed diabetes educator, board-certified advanced diabetes manager, and certified diabetes care and education specialist, with over 30 years’ experience in diabetes care and education. Dr. Hieronymus is the Vice President of Health Care Programs at the American Diabetes Association. She is also an Adjunct Associate Professor for the College of Nursing at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.  

“As we shift to whole-person health, there should be discussions about better serving the needs of this population inside and outside of their healthcare provider’s office. Further, it’s crucial to use the technology and resources available to create innovative engagement strategies,” Dr. Patel explained. “What excites me about our webinar is that we’re discussing “outside of the box” approaches and proving they can work.” 

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About Pack Health  

Pack Health is an evidence-based patient engagement platform that helps change health behaviors to close gaps in care and improve outcomes. Pack Health comprehensively addresses chronic conditions, comorbidities, social determinants, and barriers. The model is proven to drive results across industries, including life sciences, health plans, and research. Pack Health was acquired by Quest Diagnostics in 2020.  Quest Diagnostics empowers people to take action to improve health outcomes. Derived from the world’s largest database of clinical lab results, Quest’s diagnostic insights reveal new avenues to identify and treat disease, inspire healthy behaviors, and improve health care management. For more information, visit www.packhealth.com. 

About the American Diabetes Association
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) is the nation’s leading voluntary health organization fighting to bend the curve on the diabetes epidemic and help people living with diabetes thrive. For 82 years, the ADA has driven discovery and research to treat, manage, and prevent diabetes while working relentlessly for a cure. Through advocacy, program development, and education we aim to improve the quality of life for the over 133 million Americans living with diabetes or prediabetes. Diabetes has brought us together. What we do next will make us Connected for Life. To learn more or to get involved, visit us at diabetes.org or call 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383). Join the fight with us on Facebook (American Diabetes Association), Spanish Facebook (Asociación Americana de la Diabetes), LinkedIn (American Diabetes Association), Twitter (@AmDiabetesAssn), and Instagram (@AmDiabetesAssn)

Pack Health is intended to be an aid for people to gain insights into ways to help improve their general health and well-being.