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Media Contact: Barbara M. Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, 248.260.8466,

Troy, Mich. —Dec. 26, 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 Jan. 8 in Madison Heights.

PATH is Michigan’s version of the acclaimed Stanford Chronic Disease Management Program. The four-day training provides certification as a Program Leader in the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program and offers tips on how to facilitate the program, focusing on the following key areas:

• Managing symptoms
• Communicating with health care professionals
• Problem solving
• Setting weekly action plans
• Dealing with anger, fear, pain, frustration and depression

Personal Action Toward Health (PATH)
What: A free, four-day workshop to provide certification as a Program Leader for the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

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

Dates and time: Jan. 8, 9, 15 and 16 or Feb. 19, 20, 26 and 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

To register: Contact Carla Irvin at 248.310.8475 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

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