Jennifer Duffy

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The results of 44 studies investigating financial impact and return on investment (ROI) from disease management (DM) programs for asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), diabetes, depression, and multiple illnesses were examined. A positive ROI was found for programs directed at CHF and multiple disease conditions. Some evidence suggests that diabetes(More)
The American health care system is largely focused on managing acute problems or acute exacerbations of chronic illness, with little attention being paid to care coordination and disease management. Recently, interest has been building for introducing disease management programs, especially for seniors covered by Medicare. Although there is growing evidence(More)
In England, several recent campylobacter outbreaks have been associated with poultry liver consumption. Following a lunch event in a hotel in Surrey in November 2013 where chicken liver parfait was served, guests reported having gastrointestinal symptoms. A retrospective cohort study showed 46 of 138 guests became unwell, with a median incubation period of(More)
When, how and why BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic testing is offered to patients who do not meet standard criteria Various BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation probability prediction models exist which can be used to determine equitable access to publicly funded genetic testing. In January 2009 two of these models were introduced in three New South Wales genetic services. From(More)
Acknowledgements Grantees of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Domestic Violence Prevention Enhancements and Leadership Through Alliances (DELTA) Program and the Enhancing and Making Programs and Outcomes Work to End Rape (EMPOWER) Program were instrumental in the development of this publication. All DELTA and EMPOWER Program grantees(More)
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