The use of a disease-specific approach to improve health outcomes and self-management for patients with diabetes is utilized by 77 percent of organizations, according to HIN’s 2011 survey on diabetes management programs. In this podcast, Melanie Matthews shares key metrics from the survey, including the role of the case manager, the use of incentives, the staff member responsible for diabetes management and the greatest challenge associated with the control of diabetes.
Also, Kathy Brieger, Hudson River HealthCare chief operating officer, describes HRHC’s four-pronged approach to weight management for the 3,400 adult patients it serves.
Need more information on this topic? Download an executive summary of the survey results.