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Acknowledgments

Patient Self-Management Support Programs: An Evaluation

The authors acknowledge and thank the following individuals who participated in interviews for this report. We are grateful for the time, knowledge, and expertise on self-management support programs that they so generously shared.

Claudette Bean, RN
Director of Disease Management Systems
Medical Care Development

George Bennett
Chairman and CEO, HealthDialog

Gregory Berg, PhD
Senior Research Scientist
McKesson Health Solutions

Jill Berger
Vice President, Health & Welfare Plan
Management & Design, Marriott

Tom Bodenheimer, MD
Adjunct Professor
Department of Family and Community Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Karen Brey
Director of Disease Management
Optima Health

Josh Chodosh, MD
Greater Los Angeles Veterans Affairs
Healthcare System

Kathleen Clark
Collaborative Director
Washington State Diabetes Collaborative

Ian Duncan, FSA, MAAA, BA
President, Solucia Consulting

Ron Finch
Director, Center for Prevention and Health Services
National Business Group on Health

Janie Flemming
Vice President for Health and Medical Affairs
Blue Care Network of Michigan

James F. Fries, MD
Professor, Medicine—Immunology
and Rheumatology, Stanford University

Robert Galvin, MD
Director, Global Healthcare
General Electric

Virginia Gerling
Design and Development Group
McKesson Health Solutions

Teri Green
Equality Care Manager
Office of HealthCare Financing
Wyoming State Department of Health

Sharon Haffarth, MD MPH
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

George Heuser, MD
Senior Medical Director, Sentara Health Plans

Barbara Hoffman
Director, Medicare Health Support
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

David Hollis, MD
Chief Medical Officer
XLHealth's, Medicare's Health Support
Program for Tennessee

David Hunsaker
President, APS Public Programs

Vaughn Keller
Director, Health Behavior Laboratory, Health Services Center, Humana

David Killaby, MHA
Columbia United Providers

David Larsen
Director, Quality Improvement, SelectHealth

Pam Larson, MPH
Content Manager of KPOnline
Kaiser Permanente Care Management Institute

Harry Leider, MD
Chief Medical Officer, XLHealth

Alfred Lewis
President
Disease Management Purchasing Consortium

Ann Lewis
CEO, CareSouth Carolina

John Long
Product Management
McKesson Health Solutions

Jack Mahoney, MD
Corporate Medical Director, Pitney Bowes

Rose Maljanian
Vice President, Clinical Product Development
Magellan Health Services

Jay Mazelsky
Vice President and General Manager
New Ventures Business Unit
Philips Medical Systems

Kathleen McDarby
Senior Health Services Analyst
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

Hope Sasek, RN
Manager of Patient-Centered Care
Kaiser Permanente Care Management Institute

Judith Schaefer, MPH
Training Consultant and Researcher
MacColl Institute for Healthcare Innovation

John Seidenfield, MD
Medical Director
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

Christobel Selecky
President, Disease Management Association of America;
Executive Chairman, LifeMasters Supported SelfCare, Inc.

Jaan Sidorov, MD
Medical Director
Care Coordination Program
Geisinger Health Plan

David Sobel, MD
Medical Director of Patient
Education and Health Promotion
Kaiser Permanente of Northern California

David Stevens, MD
Senior Medical Officer for Quality Improvement
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Bob Stone
Executive Vice President, Healthways

Victor Villagra, MD
President, Health & Technology Vector, Inc.

Kathleen Warnick
Product Management, McKesson Health Solutions

Dennis White
Senior Vice President of Value-Based Purchasing
National Business Coalition on Health

Kelly Whiting
Director, Utilization and Case Management Services
SelectHealth

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Page last reviewed November 2007
Internet Citation: Acknowledgments: Patient Self-Management Support Programs: An Evaluation. November 2007. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/ptmgmt/acknowledgements.html