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.
on whether there is a need for any changes in disease management.”. ... Bryant. Milder cases of lupus may offer internists an opportunity to take the lead in disease management, said Deana Lazaro, MD, chief of the rheumatology section at the VA New
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
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
Barrett's esophagus, which is associated with chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease and is sometimes a precursor to cancer. ... Barrett's esophagus, which is associated with chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and is sometimes a precursor to
The report compares patients' actual results to where they should be if they're “at goal” in order to delay disease progression. ... Miller, who also is director of the national New Health Partnerships initiative, created to foster best practices in
In-hospital management of this type of hypercalcemia includes replacement of fluids and bisphosphonates. ... NIH conference. Diagnosis and management of asymptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism: consensus development conference statement.
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