Scanning the Headlines: Care Management

Updated on August 2, 2006

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Edlin, M.  Opening doors on disease management.  AHIP Coverage.  47(4):28-33, July/Aug. 2006.

Jantos, L., and Holmes, M.  IT tools for chronic disease management: how do they measure up?  California HealthCare Foundation.  July 2006.

Regan, M.  A new dimension for care management--including prevention and wellness.  HealthLeadersMedia, July 2006.

Kaissi, A., and Parchman, M.  Assessing chronic illness care for diabetes in primary care clinics.  Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety.  32(6):318-323, June 2006.

Sipkoff, M.  Health plans are III-prepared for looming diabetes epidemic.  Managed Care.  15(5):24-28, 36, May 2006.

Diabetes cost is crushing the system.  Managed Care.  15(5):30, May 2006.

Levin-Epstein, M.  Looking for a better way to manage care.  Managed Care.   15(5):52-58, May 2006.

Chronic care model demonstrates effectiveness.  Managed Care.   15(5):29, May 2006.

Leeman, J., and Mark, B.  The Chronic Care model versus disease management programs:  a transaction cost analysis approach.  Health Care Management Review.  31(1):18-25, Jan./Mar. 2006.

The Care of Patients with Severe Chronic Illness: An Online Report on the Medicare Program by the Dartmouth Atlas Project.  Hanover, NH:  The Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care, 2006.

Joyce, G., and others.  The lifetime burden of chronic disease amont the elderly.  Health Affairs. Web Exclusive.  W5-R18, Sept. 26, 2005.

Gamm, L., Bolin, J., and Kash, B.  Organizational technologies of chronic disease management programs in large rural multispecialty group practice systems.  Journal of Ambulatory Care Management.  28(3):210-221, July/Sept. 2005.

Benko, L.  Chronic questions.  Modern Healthcare.   35(32):26-29, Aug. 8, 2005.

Glabman, M.  12 DM trends you should know about.  Managed Care.  14(8):24-33, Aug. 2005.

New studies help patients manage their chronic conditions.  Quality Letter for Healthcare Leaders.  8(17):11-12, Aug. 2005.

Pearson, M, and others.  Assessing the implementation of the chronic care model in quality improvement collaboratives.  Health Services Research. 40(4):978-96, Aug. 2005.

Garrett, M. Medicare chronic care improvement program puts the spotlight on case management.  Case Manager.  16(4):56-8, July/Aug. 2005.

Access to NCCC resources .  National Chronic Care Consortium.

Patient navigator bill is signed into law.   AHA News Now.  July 11, 2005.

Coordinating care for the chronically ill .  AHA News Now.  July 11, 2005.

Time crunch: Pcps swamped with chronic care management.  Disease Management Advisor. (7):73-6, July 11, 2005.

Data and engagement are keys to future DM.  Directions:  Looking Ahead in Healthcare.  9(6):1-2, July 2005.

Hendrix, C., and Wojciechowski, C.  Chronic care management for the elderly: an opportunity for gerontological nurse practitioners.  Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. 17(7):263-7, July 2005.

Sokol, M., and others.  Impact of medication adherence on hospitalization risk and healthcare cost.  Medical Care. 43(6):521-530, June 2005.

Jerant, A.  Patients' perceived barriers to active self-management of chronic conditions.  Patient Education Counseling .  57(3):300-307, June 2005.

Winn, P., and Dentino, A.  Quality palliative care in long-term care settings.  Journal of American Medical Directors Association . 6(3) Suppl:S89-598, May/June 2005.

Costs concerns keep more sick Americans from needed meds. Those with chronic conditions are particularly at risk. Medicine & Health.   59(18):2-3, May 30, 2005.

Stroebel R., and others.  Adapting the chronic care model to treat chronic illness at a free medical clinic. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  16(2):286-96, May 2005.

Improving care & increasing affordability. 2005 annual paper: coordinating care for the chronically III , May 2005.

Lin, J., and others.  Motivation to change chronic illness care: results from a national evaluation of quality improvement collaboratives. Health Care Management Review.  30(2):139-56, Apr./June 2005.

Huff, C.  Patient care. Disease dilemma. Can a case be made for programs that improve health, but may not reduce costs?  Hospitals & Healthcare Networks . 79(4):24, 26, Apr. 2005.

Blackburn, K. Dietetics professionals' role in the changing face of America's health care: the chronic care model. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 105(3):346-7, Mar. 2005.

Hainsworth, T.  A new model of care for people who have long-term conditions.  Nursing Times . 101(3):28-9, Jan. 2005.

Wagner, E., and others.  Finding common ground:  patient-centeredness and evidence-based chronic illness care.  Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine.  11(1):S-7-S-15, 2005.

Joyce, G., and others.  The lifetime burden of chronic disease among the elderly.  Health Affairs.  24(2):W5-R18-W5-R29, 2005.

Fireman, B., and others.  Can disease management reduce health care costs by improving quality?  Health Affairs.  23(6):63-75, Nov./Dec. 2004.

Weinstock, M.  Managing chronic care: a new delivery model.  Trustee . 57(10):8, 10, 12 passim, 1, Nov./Dec. 2004.

Wide variations in cost, quality found among "best" hospitals in caring for patients with chronic illness.  Quality Letter of Healthcare Leaders . 16(11):10-2, 1, Nov. 2004.

Piette, J., Heisler, M., and Wagner, T.  Cost-related medication underuse among chronically ill adults: the treatments people forgo, how often, and who is at risk. American Journal of Public Health . 94(10):1782-7, Oct. 2004.

Harkin, T.  Health care, not sick care.  American Journal of Health Promotion . 19(1):1-2, Sept./Oct. 2004.

Piette, J., Heisler, M., and Wagner, T.  Cost-related medication underuse: do patients with chronic illnesses tell their doctors?  Archives of Internal Medicine .  164(16):1749-55, Sept. 13, 2004.

Wiecha, J., and Pollard, T.  The interdisciplinary eHealth team: chronic care for the future.  Journal of Medical Internet Research Electronic Resource.  6(3):e22, Sept. 2004.

Weinstock, M. Chronic care: an acute problem. Hospitals & Health Network.  78 (9):40-2, 44-8, 2, Sept. 2004.  

Chronic conditions making the case for ongoing care .  Baltimore, MD:  John Hopkins University, Sept. 2004.

Indicators for chronic disease surveillance.  MMWR Recommendations and Reports .  10;53(RR-11):1-6, Sept. 2004.

Tu, H.  Rising health costs, medical debt and chronic conditions.  Issue Brief Center Studying for Health System Change . (88):1-5, Sept. 2004.

Schauer, M.  An ounce of prevention. Michigan Nurse. 11, Sept. 2004.

Epping-Jordan, J., and others.  Improving the quality of health care for chronic conditions.  Quality & Safety in Health Care. 13(4):299-305, Aug. 2004. 

Gask, L.  Waking up to chronic care.  Quality & Safety in Health Care. 13(4):246, Aug. 2004.

Muney, A.  Best practices reduce costs of chronic care. Northeast MCO uses predictive modeling, simple data mining and enhanced provider relations to manage the medical costs and personal impact of diabetes.  Health Management Technology. 25(8):46-7, Aug. 2004.

Halamandaris, V.  Telemedicine revolution makes the home the center of health care.  Caring . 23(7):52-5, July 2004.

Noel, H., and others.  Home telehealth reduces healthcare costs.  Telemedicine Journal of e-Health . 10(2):170-83, Summer 2004.

Sperl-Hillen, J., Solberg, L., and Hroscikoski, M. Do all components of the chronic care model contribute equally to quality improvement?    Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Safety.  30(6):303-9, June 2004. 

Darer, J., and others.  More training needed in chronic care: a survey of US physicians.  Academic Medicine . 79(6):541-8, June 2004.

Winn, P., and Dentino, A.  Quality palliative care in long-term care settings.  Journal of American Medical Directors Association .  5(3):197-206, May/June 2004.

Anderson, G., and Horvath, J.  The growing burden of chronic disease in America.  Public Health Report .  119(3):263-70, May/June 2004.

Owen, M.  Disease management: breaking down silos to improve chronic care.  Case Manager.  15(3):45-7, May/June 2004. 

Villagra, V.  Integrating disease management into the outpatient delivery system during and after managed care.  Health Affairs.  Suppl. Web Exclusives:W4-281-3, Jan.-June 2004. 

Employers return to wellness to stem rising health care costs.  Disease Management Advisory .  10(4):43-6, 37, Apr. 2004.

Schaefer, J., and Davis, C.  Case management and the chronic care model: a multidisciplinary role.  Lippincott's Case Management: Managing the Process of Patient Care.  9(2):96-103, Mar./Apr. 2004.

Pavlovich, W.,and others.   Systematic review of literature on the cost-effectiveness of nutrition services. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 104(2):226-232, Feb. 2004.

Fried L., and others.  Untangling the concepts of disability, frailty, and Comorbidity: Implications for Improved targeting and care.  Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences.  59(3):255-263, 2004.

Slade, E., and Anderson, G.  Health plan options at Fortune 100 companies: available coverage for mental health care consumers.  Psychiatric Services.  54(6):815-817, June 2003.

Anderson, G.  Using technology to increase coordination of care. Johns Hopkins Advanced Studies in Medicine.  3(6):, June 2003

Niefeld, M., and others.   Preventable hospitalization among elderly Medicare beneficiaries with type 2 diabetes.  Diabetes Care.  26(4):1-6, Apr. 2003.

Anderson, G.    Prescription drugs for seniors.  Advanced Studies in Medicine.  3(3):175-176, Mar. 2003.

Weiner, M., and others. Predictors of health resource use by disabled older female Medicare beneficiaries living in the community. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.  51(3):371-379, Mar. 2003.

Anderson, G. Chronic care.  Advanced Studies in Medicine.  3(2):110-111, Feb. 2003.

Anderson, G.  Physician, public, and policymaker perspectives on chronic conditions.  Archives of Internal Medicine.  163(4):437-442, Feb. 2003.

Berenson, R., and Horvath, J.  Confronting the barriers to chronic care management in Medicare.  Health Affairs.  Web Exclusive. Jan. 22, 2003

Braunstein, J.,and others.   Noncardiac comborbidity increases preventable hospitalizations and mortality among Medicare beneficiaries with chronic heart failure. Journal of the American Collegeof Cardiology. 42(7):1226-1233, 2003.

Wolff, J., Starfield, B., and Anderson, G.  Prevalence, expenditures, and complications of multiple chronic conditions in the elderly.  Archives of Internal Medicine. 162():2269-2276, Nov. 11, 2002.

Thamer, M., Hwang, W., and Anderson, G.  Public support for policies that would help people with chronic conditions.    Health Affairs.  21(4):264-270, July/Aug. 2002.

Saudek, C.   Progress and promise of diabetes research.  Journal of American Medical Association.   287(19):2582-2584, May 15, 2002.

Anderson, G. Nurses Prepare for the growing number of persons with chronic conditions.  Nursing and Health Policy Review.  1(1):51-61, Mar. 2002.

Anderson, G. Chronic conditions. National Institute for Health Care Management.  Jan., 2002

Anderson, G., and Knickman, J.  Changing the chronic care system to meet people’s needs. Health Affairs.  20(6):146-159, Nov./Dec. 2001.

Hwang W., and others.  Out-of-pocket medical spending for care of chronic conditions.  Health Affairs.  20(6):267-278, Nov./Dec. 2001.

Vladeck, B.  You can’t get there from here: obstacles to improving care of the chronically ill.  Health Affairs.  20(6):175-179, Nov./Dec. 2001.

Fishman E.  Aging out of coverage: young adults with special health needs. Health Affairs, 20(6):254-296.  Nov./Dec. 2001.

Montenegro, F., and others.  Are Fortune 100 companies responsive to chronically ill workers?  Health Affairs.  20(4):209-219, July/Aug. 2001.

Anderson, G.  Acute solutions for a chronic problem.  Johns Hopkins Public Health. :5, Spring 2001.


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