Provider Education Network

Providers, of all kinds, have a great opportunity to encourage prevention and management of chronic conditions among Louisiana residents. Through the Well-Ahead Provider Education Network, our team promotes evidence-based, effective health system quality improvement processes and team-based care to assist in preventing and managing diseases like diabetes, obesity, hypertension, even tobacco use. Well-Ahead Louisiana works to expand the access to clinical and community practices that prevent and improve the management of chronic disease. Stay up to date on the latest in healthcare by subscribing to the Provider Education Network below.  

Coming SOON!

The Brief Tobacco Intervention Online Training

Did you know? Tobacco quit rates increase when health care providers consistently identify and treat tobacco use.  Cessation advice from healthcare providers is effective and should be offered to every patient. Learn how you can make tobacco use screening and cessation service referral a standard of care among your healthcare team. In this online training, you will:

  • Learn three simple steps that help you effectively talk to your patients about tobacco in less than three minutes. 
  • Learn about effective, evidence-based cessation treatments available in Louisiana - including individual, group and telephone counseling, and seven FDA approved medications.
    • Learn about Medicaid cessation benefits here
  • Earn continuing education units in less than an hour!

Email Kristen Hernandez at for to be notified when this training becomes available.



Webinar Archives

Healthcare Provider Trainings

Population Health Analytics

Today, there is more data available to healthcare providers and organizations than ever before. Furthermore, the ongoing transition to value-based care requires providers and healthcare organizations to understand their populations and improve outcomes as efficiently as possible. Unfortunately, taking all the available data and turning it into actionable information can be a challenge. This webinar discusses strategies and tools to support Population Health Analytics, and how to leverage this information to improve health outcomes. Click here to review the webinar