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Rollins, G.  Chronic disease management.  Health Care's Most Wired Magazine.  Web Exclusive.  Winter 2008.

Boult, C., Karm, L., and Groves, C.  Improving chronic care: the "guided care" model.  The Permanente Journal.  12 (1):1-5, Winter 2008.

Samuels, M., and others.  Enhancing the care continuum in rural areas:  survey of community health center-rural hospital collaborations.  Journal of Rural Health.  24(1):24-31, Winter 2008.

O'Malley, A., and Cunningham, P.   Patient Experiences with Coordination of Care: The Benefit of Continuity and Primary Care Physician as Referral Source .  Washington:  Center for Studying Health System Change, Dec. 19, 2008.

The promise of the medical home.  American Medical News,  Dec. 8, 2008.

Masterson, L.   Is self-management the future of DM?  HealthLeaders Media.  Dec. 3, 2008.

Health 2.0 Is Moving Industry Beyond Consumer Centrism to Collaborative Care.  Washington:  Atlantic Information Services, Inc., Dec. 2, 2008.

Making Medical Homes Work: Moving from Concept to Practice .   Policy Perspective, Center for Studying Health System Change, No. 1, Dec. 2008.

Meyer, H.  Home sweet medical home.  Trustee.  61(10):14-16, 21-22, Nov./Dec. 2008.

Brown, R., and others.  15-site randomized trial of coordinated care in Medicare FFS.  Health Care Financing Review.  30(1):5-25, Fall 2008.

Esposito, D., and others.  Impacts of a disease management program for dually eligible beneficiaries.  Health Care Financing Review.  30(1):27-45, Fall 2008.

Cromwell, J., McCall, N., and Burton, J.  Evaluation of Medicare health support chronic disease pilot program.  Health Care Financing Review.  30(1):47-60, Fall 2008.

Weir, S., Aweh, G., and Clark, R.  Case selection for a Medicaid chronic care management program.  Health Care Financing Review.  30(1):61-74, Fall 2008.

Brantes, F., and Shematek, J.  Home builders.  Modern Healthcare.  38(47):20, Nov. 24, 2008.

Robeznieks, A.  Small states, big progress.  Modern Healthcare.  38(47):34-35, Nov. 24, 2008.

Foubister, V.   Quality Matters: Quality Improvement in the Indian Health Service, Case Study: Indian Health Council Creates a Medical Home for Patients .  New York:  The Commonwealth Fund, Nov. 20, 2008.

Schoen, C., and others.  In Chronic Condition: Experiences of Patients With Complex Health Care Needs, in Eight Countries, 2008.  New York:  The Commonwealth Fund, Nov. 13, 2008.

Mahon, M.   New International Survey: More Than Half of U.S. Chronically Ill Adults Skip Needed Care Due to Costs .  New York:  The Commonwealth Fund, Nov. 13, 2008.

National Priorities and Goals.  Washington:  National Quality Forum, Nov. 2008.

Barriers and Drivers of Health Information Technology Use for the Elderly, Chronically Ill, and Underserved .  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.  Nov. 2008.

Carbine, M., editor. Aging Baby Boomers Are Pushing Health Plans to Design New Products, Retool Existing Ones.    Health Plan Week, Oct. 22, 2008.

Mares, A., Greenberg, G., and Rosenheck, R.  Client-level measures of services integration among chronically homeless adults.  Community Mental Health Journal.  44(5):367-376, Oct. 2008.

Berenson, R., and others.  A house is not a home:  keeping patients at the center of practice redesign.  Health Affairs.  27(5):1219-1230, Sept./Oct. 2008.

Paulus, R., Davis, K., and Steele, G.  Continuous innovation in health care:  implications of the geisinger experience.  Health Affairs.  27(5):1235-1245, Sept./Oct. 2008.

Rittenhouse, D., and others.  Measuring the medical home infrastructure in large medical groups.  Health Affairs.  27(5):1246-1258, Sept./Oct. 2008.

Pham, H., and others.  Hospitalists and care transitions:  the divorce of inpatient and outpatinet care.  Health Affairs.  27(5):1315-1327, Sept./Oct. 2008.

Commonwealth Fund, Qualis Health and the MacColl Institute for Healthcare Innovation.  Patient-Centered Care for the Safety Net System, Sept. 11, 2008.

Masterson, L.  Fixing a Broken System.  Marblehead, MA:  HCPro, Inc., Sept. 10, 2008.

Darwin, B., and Parrish, M.  Navigating Care Transitions in California: Two Models for Change.  Oakland, CA:  California HealthCare Foundation, Sept. 2008.

Lewis, M.  Medical home model improves efficiency, docs say.  Medical Economics.  Aug. 15, 2008.

Integrating Chronic Care and Business Strategies in the Safety Net.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Aug. 2008.

Wegner, S., and others.  A medical home for children with insulin-dependent diabetes: comanagement by primary and subspecialty physicians-convergence and divergence of opinions.  Pediatrics.  122(2):e383-e387, Aug. 2008.

Hoffman, C., and Schwartz, K.  Eroding access among nonelderly U.S. adults with chronic conditions: ten years of change.  Health Affairs.  27(5):w340-w348, July 22, 2008.

Project Tests Handheld Devices to Monitor Chronic Disease in Low-Income Area in Houston. iHealthBeat.  Oakland, CA:  California Healthcare Foundation, June 13, 2008.

Horswell, R., and others.  Disease management programs for the underserved.  Disease Management.  11(3):145-152, June 1, 2008.

Care at Discharge—A Critical Juncture for Transition to Posthospital CarePennsylvania Patient Safety Advisory.  5(2):1-40, June 2008. 

New care model transforms facility.  Healthcare Benchmarks and Quality Improvement.   15(6):56-58, June 2008.

Tynan, A., and Draper, D.  Getting What We Pay For: Innovations Lacking in Provider Payment Reform for Chronic Disease Care.  Research Brief No. 6.  Washington:  Center for Studying Health System Change, June 2008.

Return on Investment Forecasting Calculator for Quality Initiatives.  Hamilton, NJ:  Center for Health Care Strategies, May 2008.

 Keeping America Healthy: A Catalog of Successful Programs. [Executive Summary].  Washington:  Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease, June 2008.

Cohen, E., and others.  A home for medically complex children:  the role of hospital programs.  Journal for Healthcare Quality.  30(3):7-15, May/June 2008.

Taylor, M.  The Billion U-Turn:  Readmissions:  R.  Hospitals and Health Networks.  May 2008.

Safety Net Medical Home Initiative: Transforming Practices into Medical Homes.  Seattle, WA: Qualis Health, May, 2008.

Machlin, S., Cohen, J., and Beauregard, K.  Health Care Expenses for Adults With Chronic Conditions, 2005.  MEPS Statistical Brief #203.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, May 2008.

Takach, M., Kaye, N., and Beesla, R.  Strategies states can use to support the infrastructure of a medical home.  State Health Policy Briefing.  2(9):1-6, May 2008.

Just Looking: Consumer Use of the Internet to Manage Care.  Oakland, CA:  California HealthCare Foundation, May 2008.

Insight Therapeutics, LLC.  Improving on Transitions of Care: How to Implement and Evaluate a Plan.  National Transitions of Care Coalition, Apr. 30, 2008.

Glendinning, D.  Medicare disease-management pilot faces closure over costs.  American Medical News.  51(16):5, 8, Apr. 28, 2008.

Beesla, R., and Kaye, N.  Supporting the patient centered medical home in Medicaid and SCHIP: savings and reimbursement.  State Health Policy Briefing.  2(8):1-5, Apr. 2008.

Kahn, J.  The Wisdom of Patients: Health Care Meets Online Social Media.  Oakland, CA:  California HealthCare Foundation, Apr. 2008.

Innovation Profile: House Calls to Frail Elders Reduce Costs, Hospital Use, and Nursing Home Placements.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Mar. 28, 2008.

What’s New: Managing Chronic Health Conditions.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Health Care Innovations Exchange, May 26, 2008.

Ananth, S.  CAM and chronic condition management.  Hospitals and Health Networks.  May 21, 2008.

Chronic medication nation: research finds chronic health problems now afflict more than half of all Americans. First time a majority of Americans take medications to treat chronic health conditions.  Franklin Lakes, NJ:  Medco Health Solutions News Release, May 14, 2008.

Bella, M., and others.  Purchasing Strategies to Improve Care Management for Complex Populations: A National Scan of State Purchasers.  Hamilton, NJ:  Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc., Mar. 2008.

Huang, E., and others.  The cost consequences of improving diabetes care:  the community health center experience.  Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety.  34(3):138-146, Mar. 2008.

Milligan, C., and Woodcock, C.  Coordinating Care for Dual Eligibles: Options for Linking State Medicaid Programs with Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plans.  New York:  The Commonwealth Fund, Feb. 25, 2008.

Medicare Physician Payment: Care Coordination Programs Used in Demonstration Show Promise, but Wider Use of Payment Approach May Be Limited.  GAO-08-65.  Washington: U.S. Government Accountability Office, Feb. 15, 2008. Highlights.

Medicare Chronic Care Improvement Program.  Baltimore, MD:  Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Feb. 11, 2008.

Solberg, L., and others.  Practice Systems are Associated with High Quality Care for Diabetes American Journal of Managed Care.  14(2):85-92, Feb. 2008.

Tsilimingras, D., and Bates, D.  Performing improvement:  addressing postdischarge adverse events:  a neglected area.  Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety.  34(2):85-97, Feb. 2008.

The increasing burden of chronic disease.  Managed Care.  17(2):63, Feb. 2008.

Thier, S., and others.  In chronic disease, nationwide data show poor adherence by patients to medication and by physicians to guidelines.  Managed Care.  17(2):48-57, Feb. 2008.

Measuring the Medical Home in Adult Primary Care   Concord, NH:  Center for Medical Home Improvement, 2008.

Medical Home Reimbursement Models:  Funding Patient-Centered Care with Multi-Stakeholder Collaborations.  Manasquan, NJ:  The Healthcare Intelligence Network, 2008.  (W 84.6 M489 2008).

Brown, J., editor.  The Next Generation of Disease Management:  2009 and Beyond.  Washington:  Atlantic Information Services, Inc., 2008.  (W 84.7 N567 2008).

Almanac of Chronic Disease.  Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease, 2008.

Discharge Planning Primer:  Community Collaborations to Decrease Hospital Readmissions Risk.  Manasquan, NJ:  The healthcare Intelligence Network, 2008.  (WX 158 D611p 2008).

Sidorov, J.  The patient-centered medical home for chronic illness:  is it ready for prime time?  Health Affairs.  27(5):1231-1234, 2008.

Scholle, S., and others.  Measurement of Practice Systems for Chronic Illness Care: Accuracy of Self-Reports from Clinical Personnel.  Joint Commission Journal on Quality Improvement.   37(7):407-416, 2008.

Holmes, A., and others.  The net fiscal impact of a chronic disease management program: Indiana Medicaid.  Health Affairs.  27(3):855-864, 2008.

Weinberg, J.  Tracking the Care of Patients With Severe Chronic Illness: The Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care 2008.  Lebanon, NH:  The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice Center for Health Policy Research, 2008.  Executive Summary.

State Examples in Chronic Disease Program Integration.  National Association of Chronic Disease Directors, 2008.

Disease-Specific Care Certification Manual DISC.  Oakbrook Terrace, IL:  Joint Commission, 2008.  (Ref W 84.7 D611 2008).

From the Hospital to All Care Settings: Working Together to Improve Care and Prevent Harm.  Chicago:  American Medical Association, 2008.

Tracking the Care of Patients with Severe Chronic Illness.  LeBanon, NH: The Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care, 2008. [Executive Summary].



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