Increased Adherence to Cardiac Standards of Care During Participation in Cardiac Disease Management Programs

Increased_adherence_top_cardiac_standards_of_care_during_participation_in_cardica_disease_management_programsAdherence to standards of care for individuals with cardiovascular diseases such as coronary heart disease (CHD) and heart failure (HF) is essential for minimizing the risk of cardiac morbidity and mortality. Disease management (DM) programs strive to improve adherence to cardiac standards of care, including adherence to cardiac medications and appropriate lipid testing and control. The purpose of this study was to measure the impact of cardiac DM programs on medication adherence and clinical testing and control.

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Topics: Health Conditions Performance/Productivity Health Plan & Health System Standards of Care