Disease Management

Rich Parker, MD tackles six important IT-powered disease management programs for a healthcare system to have under value-based care.

Heart Disease Patient Identification

IT and Disease Management: Heart Failure

August 1, 2016

I previously wrote about the benefits of capturing certain populations of patients in a registry and disease management program.  In the Medicare population, disease management programs are especially useful for patients with six major conditions: heart failure diabetes chronic kidney

Managing Chronic Kidney Disease

IT and Disease Management: Chronic Kidney Disease

July 22, 2016

In a recent blog post, I talked about the benefits of capturing certain populations of patients in a registry and disease management program.  In the Medicare population, disease management programs are especially useful for patients with six major conditions: heart

What is Disease Management?

May 19, 2016

In medical school, doctors learn how to take care of patients one at a time.  But, we are not taught how to care for populations.  The latter is important, because many patients can fall between the cracks of care without

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