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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