He also took other steps, such as enrolling the patient in a heart failure disease management program, to provide better support. ... It's unclear precisely why that is, Dr. Peterson said. One possibility, along with the inherent challenges of managing a
It also gives physicians a chance to check whether the patient is developing more subtle manifestations of cerebrovascular disease, such as cognitive dysfunction. ... There's a relationship between waist and visceral adiposity and stroke and heart disease
We are the experts in chronic disease management. We need to be aware of the risks of low vaccination rates among people with these conditions. ... Educate clinicians and patients on the link between immunizations and chronic disease management.
and disease management files, and notes. ... Margo Williams, MHA, CMPE, is a senior associate in ACP's Department of Medical Practice, which provides ACP members with resources related to practice management, compliance, and health information technology.
Grabowski. Also, be aware that cognitive impairment or dementia could be an underlying cause of sudden changes in chronic disease management, said Dr. ... Internists are well positioned to manage late-onset Alzheimer's, but patients showing symptoms of
Chang said. ACP Member Damara Gutnick, MD, said using the PHQ-9 in a depression collaborative for patients already part of chronic disease management at Bellevue Hospital in New York has ... Just as for other disease management programs, structured follow
Second is the use of a disease management model that focuses on improving outcomes by reducing variations in processes of care. ... Arora:. 1. The disease is common. 2. The management of the disease is complex.
care, we're really not doing chronic disease management justice.”. ... Dr. Wakeman likened the epidemic of opioid addiction to HIV, another disease that was once given insufficient attention.
As practices use EHRs more extensively for chronic disease management, automation of electronic queries and reports becomes an important means to ensure that patients receive follow-up.
Once an untreatable disease, hepatitis C is now coming close to being curable thanks to important new advances in therapy. ... A Success Story details a novel model that uses principles of chronic disease management to help improve rates of smoking