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Care Managers in Medical Homes Contribute to Improved Diabetes Outcomes

Patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs) are an effective way to help care for patients with chronic diseases such as diabetes, and placing care managers in them further improve patient outcomes for high-risk diabetes patients, according to a study conducted at Joslin … finish reading Care Managers in Medical Homes Contribute to Improved Diabetes Outcomes

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Patient-Centered Medical Home Saves Michigan Blues $155 Million Over Three Years

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan saved an estimated $155 million in prevented claims costs over the first three years of its Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) program, according to an analysis published in the Health Services Research Journal. When physicians … finish reading Patient-Centered Medical Home Saves Michigan Blues $155 Million Over Three Years

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Can Team-Based Care Improve Primary Care Delivery and Patient Outcomes?

Assessing whether team-based care can improve primary care delivery and patient outcomes is the subject of study published in Population Health Management, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. publishers. Researchers from George Washington University, Virginia Commonwealth University, and … finish reading Can Team-Based Care Improve Primary Care Delivery and Patient Outcomes?

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