Local Strategy for Chronic Disease Management and Prevention

Client: a large hospital in Washington State

Authors/Consultants: Homer J, Hirsch G, Minniti M, Pierson M

Experts agree that the U.S. healthcare system is poorly organized to care for chronic illnesses and wasteful and unresponsive to the needs of patients. The “Pursuing Perfection” program sought to improve chronic care in Whatcom County, Washington State. SD […]

Diabetes

Client: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Authors/Consultants: Jones AP, Homer JB, Murphy DL, Essien JDK, Milstein B, Seville DA

Diabetes mellitus is a growing health problem worldwide. In the United States, the number of people with diabetes has grown since 1990 at a rate much greater than that of the general population; it […]