Keeping up with technology for healthcare providers- A case study in solving the problem of information
Joint Event on 26th International Conference on Diabetes and Endocrinology & 16th International Conference on Nutrition and Health
Nov 22-23, 2018 | Paris, France
American Association of Diabetes Educators, United States Minor Outlying Islands
Posters & Accepted Abstracts : Insights Nutr Metabol
Diabetes technology is advancing at a rapid pace. Each conference presents a new insulin pen, meter or CGM. How can a healthcare professional learn about the latest trends? The American Association of Diabetes Educators created a platform to assist healthcare providers work through the difficult task of keeping up with technology. They created a technology institute that contains product information, education and resources for the rapidly changing landscape. A “one-stop” shop for all thing’s diabetes technology, it is called: DANA-Diabetes Advanced Network Access and was released in the US in August 2018. DANA is a resource to enable professionals working in partnership with persons with diabetes to have access to best in class information about diabetes technology. The goal is to empower collaborative decision making in the care and management of people with diabetes, leading to positive health outcomes. DANA is a robust, always-current destination where members can participate in a variety of areas: Products: Research and review the latest technology products, devices and mobile apps Education: Access tech focused continuing education and device training Innovation: Participate in innovation shaping research and learn the latest news Resources: Search a repository of curated evidence-based research and information App Review: Research a variety of Apps based on a solid set of guidelines This case study keynote will discuss how the platform was created, and how it is impacting the work of Diabetes Educators.