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Stakeholders brainstorm on chronic disease management at Wellahealth’s HMO roundtable

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Stakeholders brainstorm on chronic disease management at Wellahealth’s HMO roundtable

L-R: Dr. Moyo Olomola (MD, Redcare), Pharm Tomi Olusanya (Pharmacy Operations Lead at Wellahealth), Dr. Doyin Sagoe (Managed Care Technical Consultant), Greg Emuze (General Manager, Wefill by Wellahealth & Product Lead, Wellahealth), Dr. Brian Ndubisi (Health Product Designer, Wellahealth) at the roundtable event held in Ikeja, Lagos recently

Published By: Kazeem Ugbodaga

Wellahealth played host to a gathering of healthcare luminaries at its inaugural HMO Roundtable on Thursday, November 2, 2023, at Providence Hotel in Ikeja, Lagos.

The symposium brought together gathering of healthcare experts, industry leaders and innovators united by a common goal – advancing chronic disease management and exploring innovative trends in Chronic patient care.

The roundtable event served as a platform for leading HMO practitioners to engage in candid dialogues, share their experiences, and explore innovative solutions for managing chronic diseases for their enrollees.

The gathering was characterised by a commitment to collaborative problem-solving, and an unwavering dedication to finding sustainable strategies for alleviating the burden of chronic illnesses, both on patients, their loved ones, as well as the healthcare system.

With keynote speakers and panelists, including Dr. Doyin Sagoe, Managed Care Technical Consultant, Mr. Tosin Awosika from the Lagos State Health Management Agency, Dr. Brian Ndubuisi, Pharm. Tomi Olusanya, and Dr. Moyo Olomola, Greg Emuze, Joseph Okoroafor, Kingsley Ugbechie, among others, representing both the public and private sectors, the roundtable discussions touched on many crucial subjects, as they shared invaluable insights into the current state of chronic disease management, identified challenges faced by both healthcare providers and patients, and discussed the possibilities and potential pathways for transformation.

Dr. Ikpeme Neto, Founder, Wellahealth, expressed his optimism about the journey of this event saying, “This roundtable event is a critical turning point in our journey towards improving healthcare in Nigeria. The conversations and insights shared here have the potential to reshape how we approach and manage chronic diseases,
ultimately improving the lives of countless Nigerians.”

The discussions encompassed a range of pivotal topics, including preventive strategies, technological advancements in healthcare, patient engagement, beyond pills program for managing chronic illnesses and insurance coverage for chronic disease management.

One of the key takeaways from the event was the emphasis on early detection, effective management, and continuous patient support.

These experts highlighted the significance of creating a healthcare ecosystem where individuals can readily access the care they need to effectively manage chronic diseases and enjoy a higher quality of life.

Wellahealth’s unwavering commitment to advancing healthcare was evident throughout the event, showcasing the organisation’s resilience and dedication to its core ideals. The success of this HMO Roundtable marks a pivotal moment, driving transformative changes in the healthcare landscape.

The Wellahealth HMO Roundtable was supported by Boehringer Ingelheim and PharmAccess Foundation.

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