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Physicians share their actual experiences, successes, and stumbles as they implement chronic care management in their practices.
From what constitutes 24/7 access to how to document the 20 minutes of required monthly services, we fill in the blanks about this new Medicare benefit.
Seeing patients with dementia in a group setting can streamline visits and help provide support for caregivers and families.
At long last, physicians can be paid for some of the non-face-to-face services that they provide.
Understanding the power of quality data and then starting with a few specific measures leads to improved blood pressure rates.
Asking patients this one question can lead to better outcomes.
Many adults with chronic illnesses lack the knowledge, confidence, and skills to effectively manage their conditions. In this article, the authors describe a method for creating collaborative care plans to improve the health outcomes of patients with chronic conditions.
The authors describe their group's team-based approach to chronic disease management, with a focus on diabetes care.
The article explains the concept of motivational interviewing, a validated method to generate patient engagement and activation and involve them in setting their own health goals and agendas.
The author describes the basics of patient registries, how they are used, and how they can improve quality and efficiency when used to help manage chronic illness care.