Navigation Links
NorthShore University HealthSystem Launches Diabetes Outreach Program for Lake County's Medically Underserved
Date:3/12/2009

quot;This program is especially exciting because it engages Lake County residents in their healthcare, while providing access to diabetes screening and education, and healthy lifestyle education for the entire family."

NorthShore's funds will help support a pilot program providing:

  • Diabetes management for more than 500 current patients at the LCHD Community Health Center in North Chicago.
  • Increased staffing to include clinicians trained to implement a consistent standard of care to each patient.
  • Assistance with medication and testing supplies.
  • Subspecialty care access for ophthalmology, podiatry, endocrinology, nephrology and cardiology.
  • On-site Hemoglobin A1C testing.
  • A comprehensive approach to a healthy lifestyle for the entire family that will include paid membership to a fitness center for those who qualify; community health promoters to educate patients and ensure all of their appointment and education needs are met in a timely manner; and healthy food choice education.

NorthShore has also committed to hiring a project director, grant writer and physician researcher to ensure success and sustainability of the program.

"It is critical to measure process improvements both inside and outside the treatment setting, all of which contribute to improved access," said Madeleine Shalowitz, M.D., MBA, charged with investigating the process and measuring patient outcomes to effectively demonstrate the impact of the program.
            
The '/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. NorthShore University HealthSystem Only Hospital in the Region to Use Incisionless Procedure to Reduce Weight Regain
2. LodgeNet Healthcare Signs New Agreement with NorthShore University HealthSystem
3. Dallas To Host Intensive Norvax University Insurance Agent Sales Training and Web Marketing Conference on March 26
4. University of Maryland Business School Continues Executive Education Leadership With Maryland State Medical Society Partnership
5. Hebrew University scientist develop technique for eliminating reblockage of arteries
6. New Tel Aviv University research links diabetes to cognitive deterioration
7. The Columbia University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is Happy to Announce That Charles S. Kleinman, M.D., Will Begin Seeing Patients at Columbia Eastside
8. University of Kansas research finds human emotions hold sway over physical health worldwide
9. Preventing a second stroke is focus of study at Rush University Medical Center
10. Sisters of Charity Health System & University Hospitals Announce New Agreement for Jointly Owned Hospitals
11. University of the Rockies Faculty and Students Travel to China to Share Western Philosophy
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/22/2015)... May 22, 2015 Pioneer Millworks, the ... the forefront of designing with reclaimed wood, introducing their ... Los Angeles, California. Their newest offerings, Vat 35, ... surface and color to America's largest design event. , ... at each show, anxious to see and feel the ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... 22, 2015 Following yesterday’s announcement that ... with US-based health brand Nature’s Way, Marc St-Onge has ... of Ascenta Skin is an integral part of the ... this opportunity to further develop Ascenta Skin into a ... Skin is a breakthrough, anti-aging skincare supplement featuring 6 ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... Family, friends, students, colleagues, mentors and fellow ... LaSalle D. Leffall, on Monday, May 18, with an ... Rounds in the hospital’s Tower Auditorium. Leffall’s younger sister, ... trying to keep the secret. “I’d like to go ... he’ll know something is up,” she said. , After ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... Power Systems is proud to announce the sponsorship of Elite ... in his second year of racing in the professional division ... Department in Missoula, MT. He entered the triathlon scene in ... he has had 15 1st Place finishes. In his first ... all seven of his 2014 races, including two 2nd Place ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... 22, 2015 Gateway Building Concepts is ... The services the company specialize in include decks, additions, ... pool houses and much more. , The redesigned ... owner of the company. It includes two geometrical lines ... was thought out to be used with many things ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Pioneer Millworks to Reveal New Design Trends with Reclaimed Wood at Dwell on Design in LA 2Health News:Pioneer Millworks to Reveal New Design Trends with Reclaimed Wood at Dwell on Design in LA 3Health News:Ascenta Skin President Announces Plans to Grow Brand 2Health News:Colleagues Surprise Dr. LaSalle Leffall with 85th Birthday Celebration 2
... PITTSBURGH, Oct. 13 Today,s autism research draws ... functional magnetic,resonance imaging (fMRI) to neural development. At ... Systems in Autism," 16 of,the world,s most prominent ... the disorder and discuss the direction of future,study ...
... system ,can,t remember anything, study says , , MONDAY, Oct. ... more than help guide your daily sleep/wake cycle -- ... and memory, say Stanford University researchers. , In tests ... is critical to the rodents, ability to memorize what ...
... WINTER WITH THE VIPER RESPONDER LE SPECIAL ... VEHICLE SECURITY & REMOTE START SYSTEM, VISTA, Calif., Oct. ... (Nasdaq: DEIX ), has joined,the fight against breast cancer ... & Remote Start systems from Viper,supporting Susan G. Komen for ...
... to Get Tested, LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13 , ... of all newly diagnosed HIV/AIDS cases,reported in Los Angeles ... week of activities aimed at raising awareness and encouraging ... Awareness Day,observed on October 15., -- October 14, ...
... interruption to shipments or service to new or ... Cardiac Science,Corporation (Nasdaq: CSCX ) announced today ... action of certain automated external,defibrillators (AEDs) manufactured between ... this time frame may have a component whose ...
... than ever before, study finds , , MONDAY, Oct. 13 ... treated for high blood pressure, say researchers from the ... major factor in the dramatic increase in the number ... the obesity epidemic rife in the United States, they ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Carnegie Mellon International Autism Symposium to Feature Groundbreaking Research, Oct. 17-18 2Health News:Circadian Rhythm Plays Role in Memory 2Health News:Supporting Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2Health News:Supporting Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month 3Health News:Nearly Half of Newly Diagnosed HIV/AIDS Cases in Los Angeles County Are Among Latinos 2Health News:Cardiac Science Initiates Voluntary Field Corrective Action of Certain AEDs 2Health News:Cardiac Science Initiates Voluntary Field Corrective Action of Certain AEDs 3Health News:Blood Pressure on the Rise in America 2Health News:Blood Pressure on the Rise in America 3
(Date:5/22/2015)... ORLANDO, Fla. , May 22, 2015 ... Copay Assistance Program. This program provides financial assistance for ... "We are pleased to announce the addition of the ... programs," stated Mark McGreevy , executive director. "With ... mission and vision of a world where no one ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... WORTH, Texas , May 22, 2015 ... $58.4 million in 2014 and is estimated to reach $90.7 ... to 2019. Browse through the TOC of North ... and segments, with the help of various tables and figures. ... will receive 10% customization on this report.   ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... and KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. , ... (NHF) has awarded CSL Behring its 2015 Corporate ... commitment to advancing science and improving the care of the ... Perreault , CEO and Managing Director, CSL Limited, during the ... on May 21. "The National Hemophilia ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:The Assistance Fund Adds Melanoma Assistance Program 2North America Dental Lasers Market is Expected to Reach $90.7 Million by 2019, at a CAGR of 9.2% From 2014 to 2019 2North America Dental Lasers Market is Expected to Reach $90.7 Million by 2019, at a CAGR of 9.2% From 2014 to 2019 3National Hemophilia Foundation Honors CSL Behring with Corporate Leadership Award 2National Hemophilia Foundation Honors CSL Behring with Corporate Leadership Award 3National Hemophilia Foundation Honors CSL Behring with Corporate Leadership Award 4
... one of the tools used to prevent deep ... fitted, putting patients at,risk for potentially-deadly blood clots, ... Their findings appear in the September issue of ... at increased risk for blood clots after surgery,because ...
... Pharmaxis (ASX: PXS; Nasdaq: PXSL) today announced,that the ... safety of,Bronchitol in subjects with bronchiectasis has concluded ... following 12 months of treatment., A total ... Bronchitol twice,per day and 99 subjects completed the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Dallas Researchers Find Compression Stockings Improperly Used 212 Month Phase 3 Trial Finds Bronchitol Safe in Bronchiectasis 212 Month Phase 3 Trial Finds Bronchitol Safe in Bronchiectasis 3
The Capio CL Transvaginal Suture Capturing Device allows for a transvaginal suture fixation to Cooper's Ligament for sling procedures...
... urinary stress incontinence (SUI) with a minimally ... SP) or a transobturator (BioArc™ TO) approach. ... combining synthetic and biologic materials. It is ... BioArc utilizes a polypropylene mesh for fixation ...
... a minimally invasive treatment for female stress ... be performed at the same time. This ... sling, the In-Fast Ultra inserter is used ... into the posterior aspect of the pubic ...
... architecture of the Uretex® polypropylene ... integrity for tension-free sling placement. ... securely to surrounding tissue without ... fixation devices, minimizing risk of ...
Medicine Products: