Navigation Links
Policy considerations pose options for leaders to reduce costly disparities in diabetes
Date:11/13/2012

ANN ARBOR, Michigan (November 13, 2012) As newly elected or reelected national leaders consider paths forward for continued implementation of the Affordable Care Act, an innovative, locally-implemented program focused on reducing disparities in diabetes is releasing a new set of policy considerations to help inform decisions on national health policy.

The Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes, a national program launched and supported by The Merck Company Foundation, released "Policy Considerations That Make the Link," that offers policymakers options for ways to advance changes to overcome the systemic and structural barriers that have blocked the ability to deliver and sustain effective diabetes care to those most in need.

"The document connects the on-the-ground experiences of the Alliance grantees with the issues facing national decision makers as they consider ways to get more value, quality, efficiency and innovation into our health care system," Noreen Clark, PhD, Director of the Alliance's National Program Office said.

The considerations pose a series of questions surrounding the identified need to realign financial incentives affecting health systems, providers and patients as a mechanism for reducing disparities in diabetes.

"The release is particularly timely," Clark said, "given that newly elected and reelected leaders in Washington will be thinking about how to move forward with health reform implementation. The policy considerations document addresses directly the structural barriers Alliance grantees have encountered in the health care delivery and financing systems," she said.

The structural barriers include:

  • The health care system's focus on payments based on units of care, on specialty care and high-cost, high-tech interventions;
  • State credentialing standards that present barriers to payments for vital health workers;
  • Technologies, costs and policies that can ob
    '/>"/>

Contact: Melissa Warren
mwarren@ccapr.com
202-609-6010
Chandler Chicco Agency
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Ageism presents dilemmas for policymakers worldwide
2. National deficit outlook unchanged under Obama: UMD policy analysis
3. National survey of economists uncovers vast gender gap in policy views
4. Study looks at efforts to improve local food systems through policy
5. PETA addresses USDAs TABST exemption policy plans
6. Ethics should drive health policy reform, especially with physician-owned specialty hospitals
7. Radiologists rank themselves as less than competent on health policy issues
8. Internal medicine physician specialists release policy paper on reforming Medicaid
9. White House Drug Policy Shifts Strategy
10. Weill Cornell Medical College establishes Center for Healthcare Informatics and Policy
11. New options for ease and accuracy in extraction of rare cells or separating blood
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... 23, 2015 AngelWeddingDress, the premier women’s ... maternity wedding dresses. View website of AngelWeddingDress.com ... for maternity wedding dresses online for a bridal party. ... high quality for them. Its maternity wedding dresses are ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 A new white paper ... and person-centeredness in the long-term care environment as well ... the continuum. The paper, “The Power of Person-Centeredness in ... and practices of the patient, resident and family experience ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... over 20 years, Dr. David Cruz of Cruz Chiropractic Care ... just about every type of injury that can result from car ... twenty-plus years, the team at Doctors on Liens has ... doctor. With the combined breadth of experience between the ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 A study recently ... flagship journal Medicine & Science in Sports & ... may help reduce gastrointestinal (GI) problems associated with ... Participants in the double-blind, placebo-controlled study took 10 ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 IsoComforter, Inc. has introduced the ... patented IsoTube design to treat specific body parts and muscle ... progressive and easy to use patented cold therapy machine with ... related orthopedic and muscle injuries. IsoComforter has become the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:AngelWeddingDress Has Recently Released Its Collection Of 2015 Maternity Wedding Dresses 2Health News:The Power of Person-Centeredness in Long-Term Care Explored by The Beryl Institute 2Health News:The Power of Person-Centeredness in Long-Term Care Explored by The Beryl Institute 3Health News:Industry Leading Chiropractor in Oceanside Joins the Doctors on Liens Network 2Health News:Study Shows Kyowa Hakko’s L-Citrulline May Help Reduce Gastrointestinal Injury During Strenuous Exercise 2Health News:Study Shows Kyowa Hakko’s L-Citrulline May Help Reduce Gastrointestinal Injury During Strenuous Exercise 3Health News:IsoComforter Introduces Best of Class Cold Therapy Product to the Worldwide Market 2
... guidelines were issued today by the National Institute for Health ... Mental Health,// on the identification, treatment and management of obsessive-compulsive ... adults. , ... all ages, and commonly starts in childhood or adolescence, and ...
... calcium from food tend to gain more bone mass than ... team reports.// ,The team conducted the study to learn ... rapid-growth period of puberty in which 60 percent of the ... , ,The study, published in the November issue of ...
... of breast-feeding is associated with reduction in risk of ... studies have already provided evidence for improved insulin sensitivity ... their counterparts. ,The study is the first of ... lactation and Type 2 diabetes. More than 1,57,003 parous ...
... the life span of people who are suffering from the ... of death from cancer //and is one of the most ... cancer vaccine trial show that it improved the survival rates ... diagnosis to 88 percent." It was also found that the ...
... India has the potential to be the healthcare crisis ... billion from medical tourism, experts say.// ,Speaking at ... Industry (CII) and the Indian Health Care Foundation (IHCF), ... healthcare and facilitate public-private partnership to support quality healthcare ...
... A British grandmother from Wolverhampton has returned to the UK ... lower cost, yet another testimony to India’s burgeoning medical tourism.// ... to have the surgery on the National Health Service (NHS). ... which meant a further six months of chronic pain., ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Calcium From Food Better Than From Supplements 2Health News:Breastfeeding To Reduce Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes 2Health News:India Can Manage World’s Healthcare Crisis By 202 2Health News:British Grandmother has timely bypass surgery in India 2
(Date:1/23/2015)... analysis of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, (CMS) ... percent of seniors chose lower-cost preferred pharmacy plans that ... The findings were released by Drug Channels . ... of Medicare Part D," said Pharmaceutical Care Management Association ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... NEW YORK , Jan. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/-- Harwood Feffer ... the board of directors of Advaxis, Inc. ("Advaxis" or ... the board has breached its fiduciary duties to shareholders. ... published on an investing website reporting that Advaxis had ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... Jan. 23, 2015  Lixte Biotechnology Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: LIXT), announced ... trial of Lixte,s lead compound, LB‑100, is being conducted, has ... John S. Kovach , M.D., the founder and President of ... completed at a single site. Accrual of patients, however, was ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:New Analysis: 81 Percent of Medicare Part D Seniors Choose "Preferred Pharmacy" Plans in 2015 2Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Advaxis, Inc. 2Lixte Biotechnology Holdings Announces Expansion Of Clinical Sites For Its Phase I Trial Of Its Lead Anti-Cancer Compound, LB-100 2Lixte Biotechnology Holdings Announces Expansion Of Clinical Sites For Its Phase I Trial Of Its Lead Anti-Cancer Compound, LB-100 3
For canalicular laceration involving external 2/3 of one canaliculus. Medical grade silicone. Box of 3, sterile. Note: For safe and proper insertion of the punctum plug above, we recommend the use of...
For Canalicular Stenosis. Non-traumatic tip. Silicone tubing swaged into probe. Note: Tubing securely swaged into malleable stainless steel probes. Medical grade silicone. Box of 3, sterile....
For proper plug sizing....
Contour Design Eyelid Implants....
Medicine Products: