DECIDE

Engage your chronic
disease patients

DECIDE is a behavior change program
to help people manage their diabetes.

Developed by Johns Hopkins experts, DECIDE is an interactive,
literacy-
adapted program that teaches people how to adopt healthy
behaviors, overcome barriers to care, and develop problem-solving skills
to manage their diabetes. Through a series of educational modules,
patients learn how nutrition, physical activity, and stress play a role in
their overall health. And providers can easily engage with their patients
and monitor patient progress, which improves adherence to their care
plan. DECIDE is accessible on any device, integrating
information with all major EHRs.

IMPROVE AIC LEVEL
LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE
LOWER CHOLESTEROL
IMPROVE MEDICATION ADHERENCE
BETTER SELF-MANAGEMENT BEHAVIORS

DECIDE is a behavior change program to help people manage their diabetes.

Developed by Johns Hopkins experts, DECIDE is an interactive, literacy-adapted program that teaches people how to adopt healthy behaviors, overcome barriers to care, and develop problem-solving skills to manage their diabetes. Through a series of educational modules, patients learn how nutrition, physical activity, and stress play a role in their overall health. And providers can easily engage with their patients and monitor patient progress, which improves adherence to their care plan. DECIDE is accessible on any device, integrating information with all major EHRs.

IMPROVE AIC LEVEL
LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE
LOWER CHOLESTEROL
IMPROVE MEDICATION ADHERENCE
BETTER SELF-MANAGEMENT BEHAVIORS

“The ViiMed team preserved the interactive, patient-focused nature of the DECIDE program and the science behind it. Together, we translated the successful, in–person behavior change program to an online platform.”

FELICIA HILL-BRIGGS, PH.D | PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE, JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE | PRESIDENT-ELECT, HEALTHCARE AND EDUCATION, AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION

educate.

Guide patients through nine self-paced
modules that cover topics like exercise,
medication adherence, and healthy
coping skills.

monitor.

Remotely monitor patients’ progress to keep
them on track.

engage.

Check in with patients through on-demand
video and text communication.


Based on Johns Hopkins
research and clinically tested


Developed for high-risk
patient populations


Effective for people with low-literacy
levels and functional impairment


DECIDE was developed at Johns Hopkins by Felicia Hill-Briggs, Ph.D., Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

The program meets the Institute of Medicine’s chronic care model, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s recommendations for patient self-management support programming, and the American Diabetes Association’s and American Association of Diabetes Educators’ standards for psycho-social and self-management behavioral interventions.

It was used by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a training model for a multi-site disease prevention initiative, named a “Model Diabetes Self-Management Program” by Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in 2014, and featured at ADA Scientific Sessions in 2015 as a program for High Risk Patients. DECIDE is available as a cloud-based program through ViiMed’s software, as an in-person program, or as a hybrid program.