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Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease Announces 'Ideas for Change' in Health Care
Date:9/25/2007

ector of the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform. "Health care reform can't afford not to focus on reducing the impact of chronic disease, and we want to help candidates by giving them ideas for change."

The five overarching recommendations that the group advocates are:

-- Advance sustainable "Next Generation" chronic disease prevention,

early intervention, and management models throughout the health care

system and public health infrastructure

-- Promote healthy lifestyles and disease prevention and management

in every community

-- Encourage and reward continuous advances in clinical practice

and research that improve the quality of care for those with prevalent

and costly chronic diseases

-- Accelerate improvements in the quality and availability of health

information technology (HIT) throughout the health care system

-- Reduce health disparities by focusing on barriers to good health

Under each one of these recommendations, the group outlines more specific "ideas for change" which draw upon programs from across the country that have been proven as successful models in improving quality of care and offering value.

The PFCD's platform was drafted with the assistance of more than 80 diverse partner organizations representing the interests of businesses, labor groups, and health care providers. These diverse groups are united by a common ground: the desire to highlight chronic disease prevention as a critical piece of any serious health care plan.

"Our interest is that of the American people," said Richard Carmona, M.D., M.P.H., FACS, Chairperson of the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease, 17th U.S. Surgeon General (2002-2006), and President of the Canyon Ranch Institute. "Candidates from both sides of the aisle must address this issue and create a health care system, rather than a sick care system. By addressing this issue now, we can save precious l
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