Market consolidation drives innovation, the North Dakotans said. The Commonwealth Fund report's authors were particularly impressed by a successful BCBS pilot of chronic disease management and medical homes. ... Under the pilot, primary care physicians
A PCMH is a practice with enhanced care coordination and disease management, and official designation, which follows a rigorous certification process, is granted by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
So at those visits we would fish for any problems to justify it as a disease-management visit or one for acute care. ... Some patients try to get a disease management visit rolled into the preventive visits.
Clinic Summit, and Population Health and Disease Management Colloquium this week.
Ambulatory care-sensitive conditions were defined as those conditions for which hospitalizations are thought to be avoidable through preventative care and early disease management: seizures; ear, nose and throat infections; chronic ... obstructive
University of California-San Diego psychologist whose work focuses on patient self-management in diabetes. ... Mead suggested. Patients who've become more engaged in their own illness management tend to adhere more to treatment and prepare more for the
Rahman. Home monitoring has also been shown to be an effective tool in management of antihypertensives for dialysis patients. ... The algorithm calls for home monitoring in patients with target organ disease or diabetes who have a pressure of over 130/80
One expert's view on the prospects for reform. This week I'm attending the co-located National Medical Home Summit, National Retail Clinic Summit, and Population Health and Disease Management
Discussions, patient and family resources, and/or decision aids can be more in-depth for those with serious illness, ideally beginning early in the disease course and repeated or revisited as ... disease management, exercise, and nutrition programs.
Mehrotra said. Because of insufficient data, ACP currently recommends against chronic and complex disease management in these clinics and stresses that more research is needed. ... ACP recommends controlled research into the safety, efficacy, and