Volume XXVIII | May 6, 2022

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The Ohio Cardiovascular & Diabetes Health Collaborative (Cardi-OH) is a statewide initiative of health care professionals who share knowledge to improve Medicaid patient outcomes and eliminate health disparities across Ohio.

May Webinar: Register Now!

Remote Monitoring for Diabetes: Embracing Technology to Improve Patient Care

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

12 - 1 p.m. ET

1.0 CME offered at no cost


Kathleen Dungan, MD, MPH

Professor and Associate Director of Clinical Services

Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

The Ohio State University


Megan Rasch, PharmD

Ambulatory Care Pharmacist

Five Rivers Health Centers


  • Define remote monitoring and technological options for diabetes management.
  • Identify patient populations for whom remote monitoring is appropriate.
  • Set up systems of care using remote monitoring for the intensification of diabetes management.

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Podcast 23 - Quality Improvement in Clinical Practice: How to Tell Your Story

Check out the latest podcast featuring Aleece Caron, PhD, and Joe Daprano, MD, from Case Western Reserve University.

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Clinical Pearls for Practice 

Medication Access: Assisting Patients with Financial Barriers

Did You Know?

Medication cost is one of the most common patient barriers to medication access. Patients may experience barriers related to cost based on their insurance type, local pharmacy, or formulary coverage of the prescribed medication.

Learn about resources to assist with medication-related financial barriers. 

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News You Can Use

Underrecognized Impact of Pollution on Cardiovascular Disease: NEJM Review

Currents provide brief summaries of the latest advances in medicine or clinical practice related to diabetes or hypertension and include links to additional resources.


Congrats to the Cardi-OH ECHO Spring 2022 Cohort!

Recognizing the 12 clinical practices that participated in the TeleECHO Clinic, Weight Management and Behavior Change: Cases and Discussion.


  • Salem Regional Medical Center Internal Medicine Center


  • Shrivers Pharmacy 


  • Crossroad Health Center (2 sites)


  • Cleveland Clinic Lorain Family Health Center
  • Neighborhood Family Practice
  • University Hospitals MacDonald Women's Hospital 


  • Heart of Ohio Family Health 


  • Five Rivers Family Health Center


  • University of Toledo Comprehensive Care Center
  • University of Toledo Comprehensive Medical Practice
  • University of Toledo Endocrinology 

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Register for the Fall 2022 TeleECHO Clinic, What's New in Cardiovascular Prevention? A Series of Case-Based Discussions

Last Call! QI Opportunity 

Heart Healthy Ohio Initiative Quality Improvement Project (QIP)

Limited slots remain for primary care practices interested in participating in a statewide QI initiative centered on improving blood pressure control, smoking rates, and disparity reduction. Deadline to participate is May 13, 2022.

Visit hearthealthyohio.org/hhoi-qip for more information


The initiative is in partnership with Cardi-OH and the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians.

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´╗┐Visit Cardi-OH.org to read more about the collaborative and our latest best practices.

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The Ohio Cardiovascular and Diabetes Health Collaborative is funded by the Ohio Department of Medicaid and administered by the Ohio Colleges of Medicine Government Resource Center. The views expressed in this presentation are solely those of the authors and do not represent the views of the state of Ohio or federal Medicaid programs.