Bariatric Times

AUG 2016

A peer-reviewed, evidence-based journal that promotes clinical development and metabolic insights in total bariatric patient care for the healthcare professional

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38 Bariatric Times Buyers Guide 2016 Bariatric Times • August 2016 P RACTICE MANAGEMENT TOOLS CONTINUED OBESITY ACTION COALITION (OAC) Your Weight Matters National Convention The Your Weight Matters National Convention is a 3-day educational event dedicated to providing patients with e vidence-based weight management strategies. Your Weight Matters Magazine Each issue features information on a range of weight-related topics with features on a ssociated conditions, childhood obesity, nutrition and more. Understanding Your Weight-loss Options Brochure A comprehensive guide to evidence-based weight-loss options, with benefits for each approach – includes bariatric surgeries, intragastic balloons and more. Understanding Obesity Series Brochures Learn more about obesity, its causes, and associated conditions, as well as treatment options, in this brochure series. S EAPORT INSURANCE SERVICES, INC. SeaPort Insurance is a leading national Insurance Broker which has long been a l eader in the management of HealthCare risk. We bring together a team of Insurance and clinical specialist with access to Top-tier B ariatric and General Surgeon insurance protection. Lines of insurance protection include but not limited to: • Medical Malpractice & Professional Liability • HIPAA, Cyber Extortion, Data Breach & HIPAA, Cyber Extortion, Data Breach & Mining • Billing Errors & Omission, RAC Audits • Workers Compensation • Health Benefits, Disability • Directors & Officers; incl Kidnap & Ransom American Bariatric Society Insurance Program (ABS-IP) M edical Professional Liability (MPL) Insurance program with an embedded safety program to help Bariatric Surgeons reduce liability risk. MATRIX MEDICAL COMMUNICATIONS, LLC Bariatric Times Bariatric Times is a leading peer-reviewed, monthly journal providing articles on clinical developments and metabolic insights in total bariatric patient care. Print subscriptions are available for free for health professionals in the field within the United States. Subscriptions to Bariatric Times e-Edition and Bariatric Times International e-Edition are also available. E-edition platform formats are inclusive of desktop, laptop, and mobile device, such as cell phone (iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry) and tablet (iPad) applications. Download the Bariatric Times APP—now available in the Apple App Store and Android Marketplace! Challenges of Caring for the Obese Patient A case study-based textbook that teaches multidisciplinary clinicians a humanistic approach to treating patients with obesity through education on relevant topics. Continuing education credits available. The Emotional First Aid Kit: A Practical Guide to Life After Bariatric Surgery (Second Edition) A book written specifically for weight loss surgery patients to teach them the psychological tricks of the trade to help make their weight loss journey successful. Micronutrition for the Weight Loss Surgery Patient Written for healthcare professionals who care for weight loss surgery patients, this is a practical manual for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of nutritional deficiencies. I nsurance E ducation and Training continued g BARIATRICPAL BariatricPal.com This social network acts as an additional peer support resource for weight loss surgery patients. Joining the BariatricPal.com network allows you to show your support of this community. Patients turn to each other every day for peer-to-peer support, including tips on diet and exercise, pre-surgery expectations and post-surgery encouragement. BariatricPal.com complements your efforts to promote patient health. Patient Engagement g g EXEMPLO MEDICAL, LLC eMD Patient Portal Online registration/resource for candidates/patients with access to current status, goals, forums, education, nutrition, supplement, and other resources. Optional: Meaningful Use Stage 2. VIRTUAL HEALTH PARTNERS Weight Management Aftercare Program VHP provides the solution on ancillary care treatment, such as nutrition and fitness which are essential components to successful long-term patient outcomes. Weight Management Education VHP provides live, one-on-one, HIPPA compliant nutrition specialists to help guide and coach each patient to acheive their individual goals. Weight Management Training VHP provides live group or one-on-one excerise classes to meet the needs of each individual patient. Each class is designed to provide excellent support and training to help each patient towards weight managment success. Marketing Services g VIRTUAL HEALTH PARTNERS Customized Business to Business Tools VHP offers customized marketing materials and website development to help grow and foster programs associated with weight loss and related procedures. Our services include economic modeling, negotiating support, networking, training, lead generation and any additional revenue driving support your business may need. W eight Loss Surgery: A Multidisciplinary Approach This compendium answers the need for a current and authoritative reference text in bariatric care, aiding the entire bariatric team in providing effective, coordinated, and integrated care to the weight loss surgery (WLS) patient. Written by renowned thought leaders in their respective specialties. L AP-BAND Companion Handbook A comprehensive guide for LAP-BAND patients and those who are considering the procedure. Pertinent information relevant to m aking the decision whether or not to have t he surgery and what to expect post surgery. Includes information on diet, nutrition, band adjustments, and exercise, as well as t estimonials and additional sources for information and finding a bariatric surgeon. O besity Surgery: Patient Safety and Best Practices This text is designed to meet the education needs of a highly diverse mix of target audiences, increasing its effectiveness in p roviding healthcare professionals with the most current information on patient safety and best practice options, and maximizing the impact on curbing this epidemic and improving the quality of life for patients. SAGES Pearls Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass T his DVD presents the Roux-en-Y procedure broken down into core steps. Each of 12 master surgeons demonstrate their tips and tricks for successful outcomes. Procedures are narrated and include written commentary. An excellent training resource, particularly for residents and surgeons looking to fine tune their laparoscopic skills. Textbook of Simulation: Skills and Team Training An excellent review of current technology and its application to curricula in the skills lab. There is also a comprehensive section on use of simulators in specialty training applications. OBESITY MEDICINE ASSOCIATION Obesity Algorithm The Obesity Algorithm is an educational tool written by experts in the field of obesity medicine. The algorithm helps clinicians navigate the steps involved in evaluating, diagnosing, and treating, patients affected by obesity using comprehensive, individualized treatment plans. In addition to weight loss, the algorithm emphasizes optimizing health, decreasing disease risk, and improving overall quality of life. Download the Obesity Algorithm for free at www.ObesityAlgorithm.org. Obesity Medicine 2017 Obesity Medicine 2016 is the leading conference for obesity medicine clinicians interested in building sustainable practices, developing nutrition plans, prescribing anti- obesity medications, and providing high- quality comprehensive care for patients affected by obesity. Learn more at www.ObesityMedicineConference.org. Overcoming Obesity 2017 Overcoming Obesity 2017 is the leading conference for clinical obesity education. The content at Overcoming Obesity 2017 prepares physicians to take the American Board of Obesity Medicine certification exam and addresses clinical topics trending in the field of obesity medicine. Learn more at www.Overcoming-Obesity.org. Obesity Medicine Academy The Obesity Medicine Academy is the premier online learning platform for physicians and health care professionals interested in learning about clinical obesity treatment. Presentations in the Obesity Medicine Academy are available on demand to watch on a computer, tablet, or mobile device. Learners can earn CME credit and track what they earn through the Academy's education dashboard. Start learning online at www.OMAcademy.org.

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