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Primary care works in cooperative, close-knit North Dakota

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
November 2008

Looking for the pony

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).
May 2019

Good things in medicine now include Medicare: shocking!

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.
May 2019

Chasms and comparisons covered by Carolyn Clancy

Clinic Summit, and Population Health and Disease Management Colloquium this week.
May 2019

Visits can be more productive when patients set the agenda

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
March 2008

Why and how to monitor hypertension at home

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
March 2011

Discussing death, dying, and advance care planning

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.
September 2017

Internists interacting with retail clinics

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
February 2016

A 2-pronged approach to advance care planning

He suggested that physicians eventually ask if a patient wants their recommendations about the best path given what they know about the patient and about the disease process and prognosis. ... I'll say, ‘Given what I know about your disease and other
September 2015

Practice uses ACP survey for peer review, quality improvement

We found our complementary practitioners were much more successful in helping people sleep than our practitioners who were doing the cutting-edge chronic disease management or the more allopathic care,” said ... Mr. Dahlborg. “On the other hand, the
February 2010

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