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CME/CE Expiration Date: 04/05/2019*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific course.


Description:
This course includes the following presentations:

  • Charting, Documentation and Insurance Reimbursement in Obesity Medicine
  • Patience or Patients? The Art of Attracting and Retaining Patients to Your Obesity Medicine Practice
  • Established Obesity Medicine Experts' Experiences: Getting Started and Finding Success (Parts 1-4)
  • Ask the Experts Q&A Panel
Presentation Information
Presentation Date:
April 06, 2016
Expiration Date:
March 08, 2019 11:55 PM
Presentation Objectives
  • Encourage patient retention and prevent relapse for existing patients.
  • Employ best practices in chart documentation, in consideration of the uniqueness of the patient needs within the obesity medicine specialty.
  • Establish and manage the business aspects of a medical practice dedicated to obesity medicine.
  • Promote obesity medicine practice to potential patients.
  • Effectively and correctly code for reimbursement for an obesity medicine practice.
  • Determine the best business model to use when establishing or incorporating obesity medicine into a clinical practice.
Charting, Documentation, and Insurance Reimbursement in Obesity Medicine
(Speaker biography at time of recording)

Amy Ingersoll approaches obesity medicine with a passion, offering a better quality of life and a healthy lifestyle that includes education focused on behavior, exercise, and nutrition. Amy understands that lifestyle management is a combination of all three facets and all three are necessary for long-term success.
 

(Speaker biography at time of recording)

ABOM Diplomate

Dr. Jeremy McConnell is a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Board of Obesity Medicine. He also holds a CAQ in sleep medicine. Since 2001, he has practiced obesity medicine in a variety of clinical settings including private family practice, charitable care clinics, hospital based practice, and residency training programs. He has a passion for improving access to quality obesity medicine care, and is most interested in sustainable business models integrating obesity medicine into traditional insurance-based medical practices.
 
Patience or Patients? The Art of Attracting and Retaining Patients to Your Practice
(Speaker biography at time of recording)

 


ABOM Diplomate

Dr. Amy Articolo is a board-certified OB/GYN, a fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. She is co-owner of Weigh Under, a private practice and comprehensive obesity medicine program in Voorhees, NJ, which she opened after many years in private OB/GYN practice. Dr. Articolo completed her undergraduate education at the University of Pennsylvania, went to medical school at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and completed her OB/GYN residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, now known as Rowan University School of Medicine. She is the secretary/treasurer on the board of the Obesity Treatment Foundation and serves on OMA's Marketing-Communication and CME committees.

 
Established Obesity Medicine Experts - Experiences (Part 1)
(Speaker biography at time of recording)

ABOM Diplomate

Dr. Robert Huster is a graduate of the University of Missouri, Columbia School of Medicine and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American Board of Obesity Medicine. He served as the chairman of the American Board of Bariatric Medicine from 1997-1999 and is currently serving as a director of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. Dr. Huster practices both gynecology and obesity medicine in his private practice in Liberty, Missouri, just north of Kansas City.
 
Established Obesity Medicine Experts - Experiences (Part 2)
(Speaker biography at time of recording)

ABOM Diplomate

Dr. Krishna Doniparthi is board-certified in family medicine and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. He is also completed fellowship training and board certification in antiaging andregenerative medicine, and also received training by IFM. Currently, he is pursuing his master's in clinical nutrition. He did research at USUHS in pediatric anaplastic thyroid cancer. His private practice comprises of obesity medicine, functional medicine, and regenerative medicine. He specializes in nutrition and metabolism, membrane lipid therapy, and bio-identical hormone replacement therapy.
 
Established Obesity Medicine Experts - Experiences (Part 3)

 

Established Obesity Medicine Experts - Experiences (Part 4)
(Speaker biography at time of recording)

 


ABOM Diplomate

Dr. Amy Articolo is a board-certified OB/GYN, a fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. She is co-owner of Weigh Under, a private practice and comprehensive obesity medicine program in Voorhees, NJ, which she opened after many years in private OB/GYN practice. Dr. Articolo completed her undergraduate education at the University of Pennsylvania, went to medical school at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and completed her OB/GYN residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, now known as Rowan University School of Medicine. She is the secretary/treasurer on the board of the Obesity Treatment Foundation and serves on OMA's Marketing-Communication and CME committees.

 
Ask the Experts: Question and Answer Session

Krishna Doniparthi, MD, FAARM, FOMA

Dr. Krishna Doniparthi is a diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine and is board-certified in family medicine and functional medicine (Fellow). He did his residency in family medicine at the University of Alabama, where he was chief resident. Before residency, he published research on pediatric anaplastic thyroid cancer at USUHS in Bethesda, Maryland. Besides obesity medicine, his functional medicine focus is on lipid membrane therapy for neurological conditions, auto-immune, gut microbiome balance, genetic metabolism, and nutrigenomics. Dr. Doniparthi currently serves as a member of the board of trustees for the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA).

 

(Speaker biography at time of recording)

Robert Huster, MD, FACOG, FOMA, ABOM Diplomate

Dr. Robert Huster is a graduate of the University of Missouri, Columbia School of Medicine and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American Board of Obesity Medicine. He served as the chairman of the American Board of Bariatric Medicine from 1997-1999 and is currently serving as a director of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. Dr. Huster practices both gynecology and obesity medicine in his private practice in Liberty, Missouri, just north of Kansas City.
 

(Speaker biography at time of recording)

ABOM Diplomate

Dr. Jeremy McConnell is a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Board of Obesity Medicine. He also holds a CAQ in sleep medicine. Since 2001, he has practiced obesity medicine in a variety of clinical settings including private family practice, charitable care clinics, hospital based practice, and residency training programs. He has a passion for improving access to quality obesity medicine care, and is most interested in sustainable business models integrating obesity medicine into traditional insurance-based medical practices.
 

Jeffrey Sicat, MD, FACE, FOMA

Dr. Jeffrey Sicat is the founder and medical director of Virginia Weight and Wellness in Richmond, Virginia. He received his undergraduate degree from Williams College in Massachusetts and his medical degree, internal medicine training, and endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism fellowship training through Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). He has an active practice in obesity medicine and endocrine-related disorders in Richmond. Dr. Sicat currently serves as a member of the board of trustees for the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA).

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Obesity Medicine Association
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 6.00
Participation Credit(s): 6.00
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