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The DEAR Report:
Diabetes in Washington State—How We are Doing and How We Can Improve


Session 1: Overall Findings of the Report

Hosted by Qualis Health's Everyone with Diabetes Counts team.



The first session will focus on overall DEAR Report findings and will show:

  • Disparities revealed in the numbers
  • Washington's performance as compared to the nation and similar states
  • Population health management cost considerations and implications
  • Share lessons learned and recommendations for other hospitals

This session will also present an action plan of 10 goals and how we can sustain improvements.

Intended Audience:

Clinicians including providers, MAs, nurses, diabetes educators, nutritionists, and others who work with people with diabetes


Vazaskia Caldwell
Washington State Health Care Authority

Angela Kemple
Washington State Department of Health

Colette Rush
Department of Social and Health Services


Michael Green
Washington State Department of Health