Focused Interventions Drive Increases in A1c and Dilated Retinal Exam Testing

Author(s): Healthways

picKey goals of disease management (DM) programs are to encourage healthy behavior and to motivate patients toward achieving adherence to clinical testing guidelines. Recent studies have revealed an association between member participation in a DM program and improvement in clinical testing standards. The purpose of these two studies was to demonstrate that a focused DM intervention can directly drive increases in clinical testing.

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Topics: Health Conditions Performance/Productivity Health Plan & Health System