Dr. Paul Ciechanowski is a board-certified psychiatrist with a background as a board-certified family doctor. He served as a consult-liaison psychiatrist on medical and surgical units and as outpatient behavioral lead of a national diabetes center at the University of Washington for nearly two decades. He has served as principal investigator or co-investigator on CDC- and NIH-funded studies and has published over 100 peer-reviewed scientific articles in the areas of: health services research assessing psychosocial factors associated with costs/utilization, missed visits; patient-provider communication; treatment adherence; collaborative care; attachment theory; depression and diabetes; night eating syndrome. Additionally, Dr. Ciechanowski is an experienced and sought-after presenter. For example, in the past 12-18 months, he has provided invited keynotes or presentations at Cleveland Clinic, Harvard/Massachusetts General, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions, McGill University, Quality Improvement Organizations (QIO) and National Learning and Action Networks (LAN), etc. Over the years, he has served in various leadership roles, including – Director of a national ACGME Psychosomatic Medicine Fellowship Program, Principal Investigator on NIH/CDC clinical trials or NIH Career Development Award grants, Director of a national training program at UW’s Center for Commercialization (now CoMotion), CEO/CMO of Samepage Health. Dr. Ciechanowski recently served on an American Diabetes Association (ADA) board for 5 years, and was president of ADA Community Leadership Board for three years. In his role as Chief Medical Officer of Samepage Health, Dr. Paul and his team help healthcare systems develop robust scientific and scalable clinical and administrative workflows and IT capabilities to improve outcomes and reduce costs in complex populations with medical and behavioral conditions. Full CV available upon request.
Samepage Health Consulting Services
Our mission is to help healthcare providers transform care for poly-chronic patients with behavioral health co-morbidities. To improve access to our evidence-based proven methods, Dr Ciechanowski created and leads the Samepage Health Training and Speaking practices leveraging his wealth of experience in both academic and real-world settings to help true believers transform healthcare delivery.
Samepage Health Training Services
Training and consultation services are led by Dr. Ciechanowski who has conducted health services research and clinical trials in population health interventions, including collaborative care, over 20 years. Dr. Ciechanowski previously founded and led a national behavior health training center at University of Washington’s Center for Commercialization. When necessary, Dr. Ciechanowski is joined by his team of seasoned nurses and social work trainers who each have more than two decades of experience as trainers.
Services are provided through face-to-face trainings (10-200 trainees), webinars, virtual implementation assistance and consulting in the following areas:
Patient engagement and patient-provider communication enhancement using an evidence-based model of attachment theory
Self-management support and relapse prevention
Care coordination for complex case management
Collaborative care/ integrated care for behavioral health and multi-condition populations
Systematic case review
Gap analysis, including qualitative assessment of existing programs
Opportunity analytics using clinical and administrative data
Outcomes measurement, including cost/utilization data, outcomes metrics, patient/provider satisfaction, team effectiveness and efficiency
Change management – including organizational positioning of programs and awareness campaigns
Sessions can be customized for your needs and booster sessions are also available.
Dr. Ciechanowski Speaking Engagements
Dr. Paul speaks to healthcare audiences on a number of topics including collaborative care, treating patients with comorbid chronic conditions and behavioral health diagnosis, and more. In the past two years, he has provided invited presentations or keynote addresses at: Cleveland Clinic, Harvard/Massachusetts General, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Case Management Society of America, American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions, McGill University, Quality Improvement Organizations (QIO) and National Learning and Action Networks (LAN).