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Developing an End of Life Care Program

June 2, 2016

I previously used the example of Chronic Kidney Disease to highlight how good data and IT is essential to constructing and running any successful disease management program.  In this post, I am going to describe the rationale for and the

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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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CMO Challenge: Multiple Payors, Multiple Quality Measures

May 10, 2016

Quality measures have been around for a long time.  Before the move towards global payment, most contracts in the “Pay for Performance” era included both ambulatory and hospital-based quality measures.  As provider organizations and ACOs transition to global payment, quality