5136.0 Chronic Diseases Research

Wednesday, November 2, 2011: 10:30 AM
Implementing chronic disease management care model in primary care setting improves health outcomes in patients. Pay for performance practices show improvements in patient care. One of the presentations will discuss this as it relates to CABG surgeons with higher quality negotiate higher reimbursement rates implies an implicit pay for performance system, with incentives to improve quality. The presentation will also explore other ways to improve the delivery of primary care services.
Session Objectives: Describe process of incorporating a clinical pharmacist in the medical home team Identify factors involved in "pay for performance" measures Discuss the chronic disease care model as it relates to patient care and implementation

10:30 AM
Chronic Disease Management Program. Does It Improve Health Outcomes? Preliminary Results
Roger Zoorob, MD, MPH, Medhat Kalliny, MD, PhD, Mohammad Sidani, MD, MS, Kristy Durkin, MSW, Sylvie Akohoue, PhD and Robert S. Levine, MD
11:30 AM
Negotiated Reimbursement Rates for Cardiac Artery Bypass Surgery Does Quality Matter?
Irena Pesis-Katz, PhD, Dana B. Mukamel, PhD and Laurent Glance, MD

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CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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