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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Care Managers act as a guide, coordinator, and helper to facilitate patients receiving coordinated, sensitive care.

  • Evidence-based practice
    • CMP: embeds certain disease protocols
    • Clinic: consensus about approach and maintenance
  • Performance Measurement
    • CMP: Tracking database creates reports
    • Clinic: works with payers to change reimbursement
  • Collaborative care planning
    • CMP:Care manager works with patient, family, and catalyzes plan
    • Clinic: Refers appropriate patients for intervention.
  • Health Information technology
    • CMP: Provides pop. management and flexible reminders
    • Clinic: Creates patient summary
  • Planned visits
    • CMP: assessment and structure part of training, protocols
    • Clinic: has technique for less intensive structured visits.
  • Quality improvement
    • CMP: team approach part of assessment, CM training
    • Clinic: must commit to measurement and change

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