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Community-based care coordination effective for real world asthma management programs
Date:11/9/2011

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  • Use of Care Coordinators/Managers: Sites varied in their use of asthma educators, community health workers and nurses, most of them based in the community. They were responsible for coordinating care between providers, organizations and families, and providing individualized asthma education. These coordinators helped build trust with families, increase program retention, improve health outcomes and enhance patient-provider communication.
  • Building Community Partnerships: Collaboration among stakeholders in the community was critical to the success of all sites' interventions. Community partnerships allowed the program sites to connect families with services and resources outside of their area of expertise. Partnerships with school districts, community-based organizations and city health departments proved beneficial to some of the sites' efforts.

    "Implementing these care coordination programs in 'real world' settings hasn't been without challenges," said Malveaux. "But we are using lessons learned and best practices to ensure high-quality asthma care is accessible in these communities. Now that we know what works, our focus is on sustaining these positive outcomes long term."


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  • Contact: Kimberly Wise
    kwise@ccapr.com
    202-609-6015
    The Merck Childhood Asthma Network, Inc.
    Source:Eurekalert

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