Navigation Links
Ground Breaking Program Improves Diabetes Patient Outcomes
Date:1/29/2008

Insurer-Physician Collaboration Improves Quality of Care, Patient

Compliance, and Lowers Costs

NEWARK and EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- A first-in-the-nation, ground breaking pilot program has produced empirical data demonstrating the effectiveness of the Patient Centered Medical Home (PC-MH), a concept of care that facilitates partnerships between individual patients and their personal physicians and -- when appropriate -- the patient's family. Partners In Care, Corp., ("PIC"), a physician led organization, and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, (Horizon BCBSNJ) conducted the one-year pilot program, which focused on New Jersey State Health Benefits Program members with diabetes.

The pilot program, which bolsters the long-term viability of primary care practice, provides evidence that the Patient Centered Medical Home model improves quality of care and clinical outcomes as well as lowers total health care costs. Patients with diabetes in the one-year pilot program substantially increased compliance for the key HbA1c blood test from 43% to 91%. The HbA1c blood test is a primary indicator of how well diabetes is being managed by those who are affected. This pilot program between Horizon BCBSNJ and PIC physicians demonstrates that innovative collaboration between insurers and physicians on funding and information sharing can improve compliance and clinical outcomes for patients.

"These results validate the Patient Centered Medical Home concept," said Dr. Richard Popiel, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey. "Based on the impressive outcome of this pilot program we are expanding this model to other chronic illnesses. Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is proud to be one of the first health insurers in the nation to reimburse physicians for this new model of care and demonstrate significant improvements in clinical outcomes for pat
'/>"/>

SOURCE Horizon BCBSNJ
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Fairbank Farms Voluntarily Recalls 85% Ground Round Beef Patties Sold Fresh from Shaws Due to Possible Health Risk
2. IVCC launches groundbreaking insecticide projects with Bayer and Syngenta
3. Prime Access Creates Groundbreaking Ads Targeting Urban Teens for the White Houses National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign
4. International Law Enforcement Operation Targets Underground Manufacture of Anabolic Steroids
5. Randolph Equities to Break Ground on State of the Art Medical Center in Space Starved Near West Chicago Suburbs
6. UH to Break Ground for New Ahuja Medical Center
7. First Nationwide Class Action Filed on Behalf of Consumers Who Purchased Topps E. Coli Contaminated Ground Beef
8. E. Coli Registry Expanded for Victims of E. Coli Poisoning from Cargill Ground Beef
9. Ground Zero Pharmaceuticals Announces Expansion of Regulatory Consulting Services to South Africa
10. Details of Oregon Wine Regions First Luxury Inn, Spa Revealed at Groundbreaking Ceremony
11. The politics of the playground: lack of athletic skill often means loneliness and peer rejection
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/21/2014)... 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Black mothers are less ... here,s one possible reason why: Hospitals in neighborhoods with ... those in areas with more white residents, a U.S. ... are much less common in medical centers where the ... U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday. ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... Aug. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Being born at a ... type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests. The findings ... population that has a high prevalence of low birth weight, ... black women found that those with a low birth weight ... than those with a normal birth weight. The risk of ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. ... and antidepressants appears to best help people with severe ... out of five people suffering from severe depression for ... with cognitive therapy plus antidepressant medication, researchers found. ... better than drugs alone in helping people with mild ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... August 21, 2014 Transvaginal mesh ... Inc. continue to move forward in the federal ... District of West Virginia, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. ... 14th, the Court has established new stipulated evidence ... handling, division, storage and preservation. (In re C.R. ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Seattle, ... at Eastlake Chiropractic and Massage Center ... Center’s growing team. Rina Lang, LMP and Mike ... wide range of massage techniques, and have developed their ... This is particularly important in a clinical environment ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Racial Disparities in Breast-Feeding May Start With Hospitals, Study Suggests 2Health News:Low Birth Weights May Put Black Women at Risk for Diabetes 2Health News:Talk Therapy Plus Meds May Be Best for Severe Depression 2Health News:Talk Therapy Plus Meds May Be Best for Severe Depression 3Health News:Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Move Forward in Federal C.R. Bard Litigation with Issuance of New Pretrial Order, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Move Forward in Federal C.R. Bard Litigation with Issuance of New Pretrial Order, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Seattle’s Eastlake Chiropractic and Massage Center Is Pleased to Introduce Rina Lang and Mike Larios as New Members of Its Massage Therapy Team 2Health News:Seattle’s Eastlake Chiropractic and Massage Center Is Pleased to Introduce Rina Lang and Mike Larios as New Members of Its Massage Therapy Team 3
... Gardner HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Nov. 23 (HealthDay News) ... by almost 44 percent in those at highest risk for contracting ... new study finds. The reduction in risk climbed to nearly ... 90 percent of the time, the researchers added. Truvada is ...
... (CSCs), the aggressive cells thought to be resistant to current ... via a pathway that mirrors normal stem cell development. Disrupting ... breast CSCs, a finding that suggests a new drug therapy ... Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) ...
... HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Nov. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Being ... on a child,s IQ and ability to pay attention, new research ... (40 weeks) to those born between 34 to 36 weeks ... more than twice the risk of having an IQ score below ...
... By Amanda Gardner HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY, ... who are overweight actually perceive themselves as being normal weight, ... body weight actually fret that they,re too fat, according to ... to be often correlated with race: Black and Hispanic women ...
... Engineers have developed a new type of microchip muscle stimulator ... paralysed leg muscles. It is the first time ... is small enough to be implanted into the spinal canal ... The implant is the size of a child,s fingernail. ...
... their vision with perceptual training, according to a study from ... implications for the health and mobility of senior citizens. ... early stages of visual processing," appears in the current online ... funded by a $3.5 million grant from the National Institute ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Daily Pill Lowers Odds for Infection With HIV 2Health News:Daily Pill Lowers Odds for Infection With HIV 3Health News:Daily Pill Lowers Odds for Infection With HIV 4Health News:Discovery halts breast cancer stem cells 2Health News: Children Born 'Late Pre-Term' More Prone to Low IQ 2Health News: Children Born 'Late Pre-Term' More Prone to Low IQ 3Health News:1 in 4 Overweight Women Think They're Normal Size: Study 2Health News:1 in 4 Overweight Women Think They're Normal Size: Study 3Health News:New spinal implant will help people with paraplegia to exercise paralyzed limbs 2Health News:Perceptual training improves vision of the elderly 2
(Date:8/21/2014)... 2014 Professional Compounding Centers of America ... awarding the three best scientific presentations at the ... . The Formulating Better Medicines for Children ... Athens, Greece , includes dozens of ... from which three winners will be selected by ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... PARK, Calif. , Aug. 21, 2014 ... in the emerging field of regenerative medicine, announced today ... Ricciardi to the Company,s newly expanded Board of Directors. ... comprises eight directors, three of whom are independent. ... of experience working with emerging growth companies. He is ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... , Aug. 20, 2014 The National ... the latest results achieved by the real-time, pseudoephedrine ... the National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx), automatically blocks ... track down meth offenders and make arrests. Data ... Kansas blocked the sale of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Professional Compounding Centers of America will award top poster-session winners at European Paediatric Formulation Initiative in Athens 2Asterias Biotherapeutics Appoints Two Independent Directors and Announces Completion of Series A Common Stock Distribution 2Asterias Biotherapeutics Appoints Two Independent Directors and Announces Completion of Series A Common Stock Distribution 3Asterias Biotherapeutics Appoints Two Independent Directors and Announces Completion of Series A Common Stock Distribution 4Kansas's Stop-Sale System Achieves Significant Results In Battle Against Meth 2
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
Medicine Products: