CM beyond hospital supports chronically ill

March 2011
Healthcare Benchmarks & Quality Improvement;Mar2011, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p31
The article reports on the creation of The Center for Chronic Care Management which offers four National Committee for Quality Assurance-accredited disease management programs to help patients manage their conditions. Kit McKinnon, diabetes case manager and manager of diabetes care program and operations, says their hospital is committed to helping the community. He adds that the program is designed to connect the hospital to the outside community to reduce the emergency department visits of people with chronic diseases.


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