Disease Management Dimensions Volume I: Disease State
For many employers and health plans, disease management (DM) initiatives have proven to be worth their weight in improved health outcomes, healthcare quality, patient and provider satisfaction and
financial outcomes for populations with congestive heart failure, diabetes, coronary artery disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, end-stage renal disease, asthma, obesity, and other chronic illnesses.
The Healthcare Intelligence Network monitors DM initiatives and has released its Disease Management Dimensions series, more than 550 pages of case studies, interviews and debates on the role of DM in the healthcare industry.
Volume I: Disease State provides an in-depth look at disease management case studies, cost savings and ROI for disease management programs in obesity, childhood obesity, depression and maternity. You Save 35% when you order the complete Volume.
Save even more when you purchase the complete Disease Management Series. The entire series is just $797, a $1,608 savings!
Titles in Volume I: Disease State include:
- Childhood Obesity: Truths, Trends & Program Design
- Depression Disease Management: Healthcare's New Frontier
- Disease Management & Obesity: Healthcare Impacts and Initiatives
- Maternity Disease Management: Raising Expectations and Improving Outcomes
Available in print or as Adobe Acrobat PDF files on CD-ROM.
Childhood Obesity: Truths, Trends & Program Design
With more than 9 million overweight American children and adolescents---triple the number identified in 1980---healthcare providers must react now to counteract the related health and social consequences that often continue into adulthood. In this 37-page special report, "Childhood Obesity: Truths, Trends & Program Design," sponsored by the Healthcare Intelligence Network (HIN), expert speakers provide background on this growing epidemic. You'll also get case studies on programs launched by healthcare payors and providers to address childhood obesity. You’ll hear from two leading industry experts, Dr. Eric Berman, Medical Director & Chairman of Health Policy, Horizon BCBS of NJ, and Dr. Barbara Moore, President and CEO, Shape Up America! on what's driving childhood obesity in America, its impact on healthcare costs and what factors to consider before launching a childhood weight management program. Regularly $97 – save 35% when you order the complete Volume.
Depression Disease Management: Healthcare's New Frontier
Lost workdays, compromised productivity, accidents from lapses in judgment – whatever the symptom, depression poses a severe threat to industrial progress and financial stability. The tendency of depression to be coupled with other diseases results not only in heightened healthcare costs but also employee absenteeism, lost productivity and presenteeism while on the job. Depression management programs are aiming to address the multi-prong effects of depression through comprehensive care management. In this 47-page special report, "Depression Disease Management: Healthcare's New Frontier," based on a recent audio conference and two in-depth case studies on depression management programs, you'll hear about the broad array of depression disease management programs, ranging from differences in treatment length to pharmaceutical trials to staff roles and patient responsibility. You'll hear from Mary Beth Chalk, chief operating officer of Resources for Living, Dr. Elaine Mischler, chief medical officer at Wausau Benefits, Dr. Alex Rodriguez, chief medical officer, Magellan Health Services and Dr. Sam Toney, president and chief medical officer of Health Integrated, on disease management for depression, highlighting its merits, drawbacks and challenges. Regularly $137 – save 35% when you order the complete Volume.
Disease Management & Obesity: Healthcare Impacts and Initiatives
With obesity rates in the United States continuing to climb and causing additional chronic health conditions such as diabetes, coronary artery disease, and stroke, health plans and employers are looking to specialty programs to combat obesity. Whether they’re referred to as Disease Management, Weight Management or Wellness programs, their ultimate objective is the same: to trim the fat from healthcare expenses. In this 34-page special report, "Disease Management & Obesity: Healthcare Impacts and Initiatives," sponsored by the Healthcare Intelligence Network (HIN), expert speakers weigh in on the key features of obesity management programs, strategies for increasing member participation, and the programs’ impact on the healthcare bottom line. You’ll hear from two leading industry experts, Robin F. Foust, Population/Individual Health and Productivity Management Specialist, Zoe Consulting; and Dr. Eric Berman, Medical Director & Chairman of Health Policy, Horizon BCBS of NJ, on the impact that obesity is having on healthcare organizations. Regularly $97 – save 35% when you order the complete Volume.
Maternity Disease Management: Raising Expectations and Improving Outcomes
Maternity management programs can have a significant impact on containing healthcare costs and improving outcomes by reducing the number of premature deliveries and addressing postpartum depression (PPD). In this 54-page special report, "Maternity Disease Management: Raising Expectations and Improving Outcomes," HIN’s expert panelists provide case studies of maternity management programs, highlighting information on pre- and post-natal assessments, clinical guidelines, monitoring techniques and outcomes.
Report contributors Christy L. Beaudin, PHD, LCSW, CPHQ, corporate director of quality improvement at PacifiCare Behavioral Health, Joseph Stankaitis, MD, MPH, chief medical officer at Monroe Plan for Medical Care and Thomas M. Smith, RN, MA, director, medical care management at Health Management Corporations, describe the efforts of three maternity disease management programs that identify and monitor at-risk mothers, target key cost drivers and improve clinical outcomes for this population.
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