Healthcare reform has created an opportunity for medical systems to move toward a population health focus of integrated care. Integrated care for diabetes combines three critical elements: (1) clinical care, (2) community engagement, and (3) data collection and analysis to drive improvement. Early evidence is emerging to indicate that integrated care diabetes patients achieve better health outcomes than their counterparts who do not receive this 3-element care model.

Is it possible to transform more health care to the 3-element model? Join Dr. George Rust, co-director of the NCPC at Morehouse School of Medicine, as he describes the 3-element model in detail and provides insights into shifting towards this care paradigm. Dr. Rust will also provide an overview of the 3-Element Model Learning Collaborative beginning Sept 2015.

At the end of this presentation attendees will:

  • See the relationship between the 3-element model of integrated care and healthcare reform;
  • Understand the critical components of the3-element model (Clinic-Community-Outcomes) of integrated diabetes care;
  • Learn the requirements to implement the 3-element model of integrated diabetes care; and
  • Consider the critical questions in connecting the integrated health components.


George Rust, MD, MPH

Co-Director, National Center for Primary Care

Morehouse School of Medicine

Atlanta, GA

George Rust MD, MPH is a Professor of Family Medicine and is the founding Director of the National Center for Primary Care (NCPC) at Morehouse School of Medicine and currently serves as co-director with Dr. Dominic Mack. The NCPC’s mission is to promote excellence in community oriented care and optimal…

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Sabrina Y. Jackson, PA-C, MMSc

Clinical Instructor, Department of Family Medicine

Morehouse School of Medicine

Atlanta, GA

Sabrina Y. Jackson, PA-C, MMSc., is a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Family Medicine at Morehouse School of Medicine. She is a native of Atlanta, GA and received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Jackson State University and her Masters of Medical Science PA Degree from Emory…

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