Navigation Links
ACP to develop quality improvement tools to support internal medicine practice changes
Date:3/20/2008

The American College of Physicians (ACP) has received unrestricted grants of nearly $50,000 each from United Health Foundation and Pfizer to develop quality improvement tools to support internal medicine practice changes around the patient-centered medical home model of care.

"The patient-centered medical home, in coordination with the other components of the health care delivery system, is the future of health care," says John Tooker, MD, MBA, FACP, ACP's executive vice president and chief executive officer. "The grants from United Health Foundation and Pfizer will help ACP to continue designing and implementing practice-based resources -- print, Web-based, CD/DVDs, audio, etc. -- that help internists and their office teams assess potential quality gaps and strengthen their performance on nationally accepted quality measures."

The patient-centered medical home, where a personal physician leads a team of health care professionals at the practice level who collectively take responsibility for treating and managing care of the whole person, is a conceptual model of care whose goal is to put the needs of the patient first. It can be the base from which health care services are coordinated to provide more effective and efficient care to the patient.

This model of care includes using health information technology; coordinating specialty and inpatient care; providing preventive services through health promotion; and using disease management and prevention, health maintenance, behavioral health services, patient education, and diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illnesses, in a team-based environment.

"We recognize that to facilitate the type of practice transformation consistent within this model of care, programs, products, and services must be developed and employed in practice," says Michael S. Barr, MD, MBA, FACP, vice president of ACP's Department of Practice Advocacy and Improvement. "These grants allow us to develop
'/>"/>

Contact: Steve Majewski
smajewski@acponline.org
215-351-2514
American College of Physicians
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Harris Corporation Awarded Contract to Develop National Health Information Exchange Gateway for Sharing Patient Records
2. Stem Cell Technology Offers Promise of Huge Savings for Drug Developers
3. Varian Announces Global Clinical Council to Develop RapidArc(TM) Cancer Treatments
4. Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News reports on clinical trials in developing countries
5. Families Play a Role in the Development of Eating Disorders
6. On The Go Healthcare Sells VAR Business to Wireless and Internet Space Development Leader FTS Group
7. Prize or patent? Innovative ideas for funding medical drug development and access
8. TyraTech Adds New Sr. Director Business Development
9. Millennium Expands IBD Franchise with Addition of New Development Candidate
10. UNC, Harvard develop inhaled TB vaccine
11. Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces LUVOX CR Launch Plans and Reports Development Pipeline Progress at Investor Day Presentation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/19/2014)... Thompson HealthDay Reporter ... into the United States -- along with Angelina Jolie,s ... have highlighted cracks in the nation,s public health defense ... report released Thursday. Half of U.S. states are ... disease outbreaks. That was the main conclusion of the ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... The global magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) ... is saturated with numerous players developing innovative technologies. ... as non-invasive nature, MRI systems have seen continued ... healthcare market. Rapid advances in the field imaging ... have greatly expanded the potential of therapeutic applications. ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... 2014 Pain Free Living a leader ... announce a new Superior magnetic necklace using ... the strongest neodymium magnets for the fastest pain relief ... the Superior Magnetics brand for the fastest relief by ... magnetic therapy using Superior Magnetic Jewelry at fairs and ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Slone Partners , a ... healthcare information technology, and laboratory testing industries, has ... Operating Officer. The announcement comes after a year ... strengthened presence in Boston and several new additions ... breathes the client experience," said Adam Slone, Chief ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Consilium Staffing, Your Partner in ... for Federal Health Professionals annual meeting in Washington, ... military and federal healthcare providers. , In ... Business Engagement (NVSBE) conference last week in Atlanta, ... vital solution in addressing our nation’s shortage of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Most States Not Ready to Handle Infectious Disease Outbreaks: Report 2Health News:Most States Not Ready to Handle Infectious Disease Outbreaks: Report 3Health News:Most States Not Ready to Handle Infectious Disease Outbreaks: Report 4Health News:Magnetic Resonance Imaging Systems Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 2Health News:Magnetic Resonance Imaging Systems Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 3Health News:Magnetic Resonance Imaging Systems Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 4Health News:New Superior Magnetic Necklace Relieves Migraine Headache 2Health News:Slone Partners Promotes Leslie Loveless to Chief Operating Officer 2Health News:Consilium Staffing Increasing Awareness of Locum Tenens through Conference Appearances 2
... Back New Provider Non-Discrimination Safeguards to Ensure Patient Access ... WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 The American Optometric Association (AOA), ... eye and vision care in America, and eleven other ... (PARCA) today called on President-elect Barack Obama and Congressional ...
... Income Trust (NYSE: UHT ) announced today that ... Marc D. Miller, Senior Vice,President of Universal Health Services, Inc. ... of experience in healthcare leadership roles. He has,served as ... Division,since 2007 and prior to that, served as Vice President ...
... ease sickle-cell disease and thalassemia , ... ... Boston ( www.childrenshospital.org ) and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have identified ... form of hemoglobin normally made only before birth or by ...
... 4 Dr. Stephen Joffe, Craig Joffe, and,Alan Buckey ... the U.S.,Securities and Exchange Commission. The group previously ... (Nasdaq: LCAV ), which,operates 77 LasikPlus fixed-site ... States. Dr. Joffe is the founder and former ...
... a Common Factor?" , , ... call into question the safety of the Centers for Disease ... concurrently. , , Mitochondrial ... in PLOS One by investigators from the Cleveland Clinic, Johns ...
... of vigorous activity a week , , THURSDAY, Dec. 4 ... in the United States last year met the 2008 ... those people met the Healthy People 2010 physical activity ... , According to the 2008 guidelines, released in October ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:AOA-Led Group Urges Obama to Increase Health Care Access, Affordability by Combating Provider Discrimination 2Health News:AOA-Led Group Urges Obama to Increase Health Care Access, Affordability by Combating Provider Discrimination 3Health News:Turning back the Clock in Inherited Anemias 2Health News:Turning back the Clock in Inherited Anemias 3Health News:Turning back the Clock in Inherited Anemias 4Health News:11.4% Shareholders & Former Executive Management of LCA-Vision Seek Board Representation and Executive Management Positions 2Health News:11.4% Shareholders & Former Executive Management of LCA-Vision Seek Board Representation and Executive Management Positions 3Health News:11.4% Shareholders & Former Executive Management of LCA-Vision Seek Board Representation and Executive Management Positions 4Health News:11.4% Shareholders & Former Executive Management of LCA-Vision Seek Board Representation and Executive Management Positions 5Health News:11.4% Shareholders & Former Executive Management of LCA-Vision Seek Board Representation and Executive Management Positions 6Health News:Researchers & Department of Defense Question Multiple Vaccine Administration 2Health News:Almost Two-Thirds of Americans Meet Exercise Guidelines 2Health News:Almost Two-Thirds of Americans Meet Exercise Guidelines 3
(Date:12/19/2014)... , Dec. 18, 2014  Decision Resources Group ... the United States will increase to a ... be primarily driven by expansion in the large direct ... devices will be increasingly adopted due to the advantages ... Other key findings from Decision Resources Group,s coverage ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Ky. , Dec. 18, 2014 Baptist Health ... States to receive full Atrial Fibrillation with Electrophysiology ... Care (SCPC). Atrial fibrillation is the most common ... that in some cases can lead to stroke and possible ... United States have atrial fibrillation and the numbers ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... LYON, France , Dec. 19, 2014 ... ) and Adocia (Euronext Paris: FR0011184241 – ADOC) today ... ultra-rapid insulin, known as BioChaperone Lispro, for treatment in ... Lispro relies on Adocia,s proprietary BioChaperone® technology and is ... Adocia will develop BioChaperone Lispro with the goal of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:U.S. Laparoscopic Device Market Will Reach Over $4.3 Billion by 2023 2U.S. Laparoscopic Device Market Will Reach Over $4.3 Billion by 2023 3Baptist Health Lexington First in the Nation to Receive Atrial Fibrillation with EPS Accreditation 2Baptist Health Lexington First in the Nation to Receive Atrial Fibrillation with EPS Accreditation 3Lilly and Adocia Announce Alliance to Co-Develop Ultra-Rapid Insulin Based on BioChaperone Technology 2Lilly and Adocia Announce Alliance to Co-Develop Ultra-Rapid Insulin Based on BioChaperone Technology 3
... COCONUT GROVE, Fla., April 9, 2012 Med-Tek a developer ... for patients, physicians, employers and their constituents today announces ... According to the United ... through 2004 individuals suffering from ...
... 2012 C8 MediSensors, Inc. ( www.c8medisensors.com ), the ... with diabetes, announced today that it has filed for ... Glucose Monitor™ in Europe. The monitor is currently an ... "The European Union has over 30 ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Med-Tek Launches the First Evidenced Based Opioid Management Program (OMP) 2C8 MediSensors Files for CE Mark Approval, Advancing Plans for 2012 Product Introduction In Europe 2
... linear stapler with LACTOMER™ 9-1 ... is a copolymer of glycolide ... Suture™ ROTICULATOR 55 POLY™ single ... use in abdominal, gynecologic, pediatric ...
... with LACTOMER™ 9-1 absorbable staples., ... disposable surgical stapler has application in ... such as a hysterotomy made during ... muscle tissue, to maintain alignment of ...
... Use Loading Units With Titanium ... MULTIFIRE TA™ (Single Use Reloadable ... ,The Auto Suture™ PREMIUM MULTIFIRE ... abdominal, gynecological, pediatric and thoracic ...
... Single Use Loading Units ... Series™ (Single Use Reloadable Staplers ... Auto Suture™ TA™ Reloadable staplers ... pediatric and thoracic surgical procedures ...
Medicine Products: