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The total cost of diagnosed diabetes in the United States in 2007 amounted to $174 billion, estimates the American Association of Diabetes. Adults with diabetes are more at risk for strokes and heart disease than those without diabetes.
Proper control of diabetes goes beyond prescribed pills and injections to convincing individuals with diabetes to self-manage their condition, paying critical and ongoing attention to weight, diet, glucose levels, blood pressure and other clinical metrics.
2012 Healthcare Benchmarks: Diabetes Management provides actionable data from 83 organizations on current diabetes management programs and their impact on population health outcomes and healthcare spend.
This 38-page resource is designed to meet business and planning needs of primary care providers, physician organizations, health plans, disease management organization and others by providing critical benchmarks that show how the industry is working to more effectively engage patients in the self-management of their diabetes.
This exclusive benchmarks report analyzes the responses of 83 healthcare organizations to HIN's 2011 Industry Survey on Diabetes Management, presenting the data in more than 30 easy-to-follow graphs and tables.
Download the executive summary of the 2012 Healthcare Benchmarks: Diabetes Management.
This industry snapshot is enhanced by success strategies in respondents' own words, and delivers advice from Kathy Brieger, RD, CDE, chief operations officer of Hudson River HealthCare (HRHC). HRHC's Diabetes Collaborative takes a team-based medical home approach to diabetic care for its more than 3,400 adult patients.
This report provides survey findings on the following metrics:
and much more.
Trends in current and planned diabetes management programs;
- Assignment of responsibility for diabetes management and outcomes;
- Methods of identifying patients and members for diabetes management and outreach;
- Program components (staffing, health IT, education, outreach);
- Support for incentives for successful disease management;
- Program ROI and impact on key metrics (utilization, compliance, satisfaction, cost);
- Program successes as reported in respondents' own words;
- Select interventions in use by the HRHC Diabetes Collaborative, including tiered care management, weight control interventions, and the introduction of telepsychiatry for patients at remote locations;
Download the executive summary of the 22012 Healthcare Benchmarks: Diabetes Management.
The 40-page 2012 Healthcare Benchmarks: Diabetes Management is part of the HIN Healthcare Benchmarking series, which provides continuous qualitative data on industry trends to empower healthcare companies to assess strengths, weaknesses and opportunities to improve by comparing organizational performance to reported metrics.