Navigation Links
DMAA to Develop Disease Management Standards by December

WASHINGTON - The Disease Management Association of America (DMAA) has announced the launch of a programme that aims to uniformly measure and evaluate "outcomes in disease and care management programs."

"This certainly stands among // the disease management community's most significant research efforts to date,” Don Fetterolf, MD, chair of the DMAA Quality and Research Committee said. "Reaching consensus on a relevant and scientifically valid standard for evaluating clinical and financial outcomes is vital to the continued strong growth of disease and care management." Dr. Fetterolf will be in charge of the standards development project, which intends to present concrete results by December at the DMAA's 2006 Disease Management Leadership Forum in Denver in the first week of that month. "Our members clearly understand the potential of this project to greatly expand acceptance of disease management by all payers, public and private," said Dr. Fetterolf, Corporate Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, for Matria Healthcare Inc. Initially the group will collect data on how other organization collate their d\own data on disease outcomes. "The DMAA recognized that a gap exists in our understanding of best practices for evaluating disease and care management programs," DMAA Executive Director Tracey Moorhead said. "Our experience shows disease management works, but lack of agreement on how to measure that success has hampered our ability to convince skeptics."

The Disease Management Association of America is a non-profit, voluntary membership association representing all stakeholders in the disease management industry through public and private advocacy targeting the health care industry, government agencies, employers and the general public in an effort to educate them on the important role disease management and care coordination programs play in improving healthcare quality and outcomes for persons with chronic conditions.

Fore more in
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Developmental, neurologic problems common in extremely preterm infants
2. Development of AIDS vaccine -- Chiron Corp in talks with four Indian cos
3. Risk Of Developing Arthritis
4. Developing HIV fighter
5. Missing Protein In Cancer Development
6. Tomatoes Might Inhibit the Development Of Prostate Cancer
7. Antibiotics Found To Increase The Risk Of Developing Breast Cancer
8. The Effectiveness Of Cancer Drug In Women At Risk Of Developing Cancer
9. Men Who at Risk Of Developing Prostate Cancer
10. Identifying The Risks Of Developing Schizophrenia
11. Patients With Severe Hemophilia At Risk Of Developing Osteoporosis
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: DMAA Develop Disease Management Standards December

(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... Santa Rosa was recently recognized, for the fourth ... Healthcare. In the KLAS “2015 Midterm Performance Review: Software & Services”, Santa Rosa achieved ... from Modern Healthcare and KLAS are directly related to our company culture.” said Richard ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... ... out of foster care through “The Language of Flowers,” has joined the Youth ... work, particularly the organization’s YVLifeSet program, was piqued by her passion for helping ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... ... 2015 , ... According to an article published August 21st on ... the success of a patient who is attempting to lose weight. Specifically, the trial ... over that period, and compared those results with how helpful each patient felt their ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... ... August 27, 2015 , ... Workflow ... quantitative PCR (qPCR) in the last decade. New features such as ... costs. On the flipside, where do lab managers, technicians, and researchers find handy ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... , ... August 27, 2015 , ... Thriveology Founders, Dr. ... featured speakers at The Amazing Aging Expo in Denver, Colorado on Saturday, August 29, ... are consistently featured in media outlets as health authorities, and will present a two ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Santa Rosa Consulting Recognized by Modern Healthcare as One of the Top 100 Best Places to Work and from KLAS Research with the Highest Rating for Go-Live Support 2Health News:Best-selling Author Vanessa Diffenbaugh Joins Youth Villages National Board of Directors 2Health News:Best-selling Author Vanessa Diffenbaugh Joins Youth Villages National Board of Directors 3Health News:Article on Physician Influence on Weight Loss Highlights the Importance of a Doctor Who Cares, says Dr. Feiz & Associates 2Health News:Douglas Scientific® Webinar Outlines Comparisons of Varied qPCR Instruments 2Health News:Douglas Scientific® Webinar Outlines Comparisons of Varied qPCR Instruments 3Health News:Internationally-renowned Naturopathic Doctor and Chiropractor Team up to Reveal Secrets of Avoiding Disease 2
... SIMI VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 10 Dr. ... maintained that techniques,exist to naturally reduce dependence on ... study published in the Journal of,Human Hypertension has ... chiropractic adjustments to correct,misalignment of the atlas vertebrae ...
... Movement, Takes on New ... Role at Dept. of State, ... Brinker, founder of Susan G. Komen for,the Cure, the world,s largest ... U.S. Department of State. Mrs. Laura Bush,was in attendance for the ...
... visit a worksite in your,community, contact Tim ... tkral@oregonrehabilitation.org , 503-585-3337. For,current photos, contact ... The Oregon Rehabilitation Association (ORA), http://www.oregonrehabilitation.org, ... with disabilities this October with National Disability,Employment ...
... Inc (OTC,Bulletin Board: NNTN) announced today that it,s ... record unaudited sales of $4,439,000 (CDN) and $601,000 ... July, August, and September 2007. Tim,Connolly, CEO of ... record,results for our first full quarter for InterACTIVE ...
... Succeed Antoine, CINCINNATI, Oct. 10, 2007 ... that Richard L. Antoine, global human resources,officer, will ... 39 years of,service. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071010/CLW078-a ... http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071010/CLW078-b ) In ...
... Yum! Brands Launches Global Campaign to Raise Awareness of ... WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 Friends of the World,Food ... World Hunger,Relief Week, a global consumer campaign that will ... Relief Week is spearheaded,by Yum! Brands, the world,s largest ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Lower Blood Pressure Without Drugs 2Health News:Susan G. Komen for the Cure Founder Sworn in as Chief of Protocol 2Health News:Susan G. Komen for the Cure Founder Sworn in as Chief of Protocol 3Health News:Susan G. Komen for the Cure Founder Sworn in as Chief of Protocol 4Health News:Revision: October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2Health News:Natural Nutrition Subsidiary Reports Record Third Quarter Revenue and EBITDA 2Health News:Richard L. Antoine to Retire as P&G's Global HR Officer 2Health News:Friends of WFP Welcomes 'World Hunger Relief Week' 2
(Date:8/27/2015)... 27, 2015  The Academy of Managed Care ... Administration,s (FDA,s) draft guidance and proposed rule that ... to bear a nonproprietary name with an FDA-designated ... a decision from the FDA on the naming ... stakeholders urging the agency to use the same ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... , Aug. 27, 2015  A recent ... KSSTA Knee Journal, compared the Arthrosurface HemiCAP® Wave ... design, versus an "onlay" design implant for isolated ... improvements in function and pain scores, none of ... of osteoarthritis (OA). However, 53% of the patients ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... CUPERTINO, Calif. , Aug. 27, 2015 ... management is scheduled to present at three upcoming healthcare ... , President and CEO, will present at the Rodman ... 10:00 a.m. Eastern time. The conference is being held ... York City . A live audio webcast of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:AMCP Is Disappointed in FDA's Draft Guidance and Proposed Rule Calling for Suffix on Nonproprietary Names of Biological Products 2Study Demonstrates Dramatic Reduction in Progression of Osteoarthritis with the Arthrosurface "Inlay" Patellofemoral Implant Design Compared to Traditional "Onlay" Implant 2Study Demonstrates Dramatic Reduction in Progression of Osteoarthritis with the Arthrosurface "Inlay" Patellofemoral Implant Design Compared to Traditional "Onlay" Implant 3DURECT to Participate in Upcoming Healthcare Conferences 2
... ALR ), a global leader in enabling ... through the merger of rapid diagnostics and health management, ... JMP Securities Healthcare Conference being held September 27 through ... Avenue, New York.  Jon Russell, Vice President, Finance, will ...
... ALR ) announced today that, in connection with its ... it entered into a purchase agreement with the initial purchasers ... the offering was increased from $350.0 million to $400.0 million. ... offered at 100.0% of the aggregate principal amount of the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Alere Inc. Announces Pricing of Senior Subordinated Notes Offering; Offering Size Increased to $400.0 Million 2
... Used for temporary internal ... to the bladder. The filiform ... placement. Supplied sterile in peel-open ... CAUTION: Periodic evaluation is advised; ...
The horizontal needle box stores loaded needles according to the implant dosimetry plan. The ergonomic and lightweight design reduces time in the operating room....
The vertical needle holder conveniently positions 20 needles vertically in numbered positions for easy loading....
The Brachytherapy C-arm table is a versatile, adjustable table featuring hand and foot controls, removable sections, an X-ray film tray and grid, accessory rails and standard rail mount knee crutches...
Medicine Products: