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Media Contact: Barbara M. Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, cell 586.817.8414,

Troy, Mich. —July 30, 2014—Practice Transformation Institute (PTI), providing the health care community with continuing medical education and customized learning programs that improve patient health outcomes and the individual care delivery experience, is offering the Personal Action Toward Health (PATH) workshop series to community members at no charge beginning Aug. 20 in Madison Heights.

PATH is Michigan’s version of the acclaimed Stanford Chronic Disease Management Program. The six-week workshop offers tips on day-to-day living to help participants improve their health, feel better and be better able to face the challenges of living with an ongoing health condition. The workshop focuses on the following key areas:

• Dealing with not feeling well
• Talking with health care providers, friends and family members
• Relaxing and overcoming stress
• Increasing energy levels
• Accomplishing everyday tasks more easily
• Staying independent

Personal Action Toward Health (PATH)

What: a free, six week workshop to improve the life and health of individuals living with a chronic condition

Where: The Physician Training Center (Practice Transformation Institute)
26550 John R, Madison Heights, MI 48071

Dates and time: Every Wednesday from Aug. 20 through Sept. 24 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

To register: contact Mike Mellor at 248.475.4867 or

Or to find a PATH workshop in your community, visit

About Practice Transformation Institute (PTI)
Practice Transformation Institute is Michigan’s leading provider of CME and IACET-accredited experiential learning programs for the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) and other primary care transformation initiatives. PTI runs the Physician’s Training Center in Madison Heights. Practice Transformation Institute also has NCQA PCMH Certified Content Experts (CCE) who can help practices facilitate the process to become a PCMH NCQA-recognized practice. To learn more about Practice Transformation Institute, please visit