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Put Health Information Technology to Use for Chronic Disease Management

Posted by Rachel Verslues on Apr 4, 2016 10:00:00 AM

In the past, we shared a post on this blog that talked about ways to maximize data use for better chronic disease management. If you missed it, you can read the post here. Because that post focused mainly on using technology to monitor and manage groups of patients within a practice, we wanted to write a follow-up post and share similar tips for using micro-data to monitor individuals with chronic conditions. This is the follow-up post.

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Topics: chronic illnesses, chronic disease management, chronic disease

How to Build Physician Buy-In for Chronic Disease Management

Posted by Kellyn Freeman on Jun 15, 2015 10:00:00 AM

For as long as they’ve been practicing, most physicians have been following the model of providing episodic care. That fit very well with a fee-for-service environment, but it isn’t the right way to manage the health of populations affected by or at risk of chronic disease. When dealing with them, you want to be out in front of problems, not following them up from behind.

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Topics: chronic illnesses, chronic disease management, chronic disease, preventative care

7 Surprising Stats About Chronic Diseases

Posted by Kellyn Freeman on Jun 11, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Chronic diseases are the leading cause of death and disability in the United States. Here are some surprising statistics to underscore the importance of changing the healthcare system so that successfully preventing and managing chronic disease becomes the norm:  

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Topics: chronic illnesses, chronic disease management, chronic disease, statistics

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