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Multipayer patient-centered medical home implementation guided by the chronic care model.
BACKGROUND A unique statewide multipayer ini Pennsylvania was undertaken to implement the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) guided by the Chronic Care Model (CCM) with diabetes as an initialExpand
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Exploring challenges and potentials of personal health records in diabetes self-management: implementation and initial assessment.
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) has implemented a personal health record grounded in the Chronic Care Model, UPMC HealthTrak, to assist patients with diabetes self-management. UPMCExpand
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Comparing three theories in predicting reproductive health behavioral intention in adolescent women with diabetes
Background: Understanding factors that affect decision‐making in using preconception planning is important to reduce the rate of unplanned pregnancies and pregnancy‐related complications in all womenExpand
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Implementing the Chronic Care Model for Improvements in Diabetes Practice and Outcomes in Primary Care: The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Experience
Diabetes care is becoming a priority for health systems as costs and health outcomes are being closely scrutinized. Because traditional health care systems are designed to provide symptom-drivenExpand
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Outpatient Versus Inpatient Care of Children Newly Diagnosed With IDDM
As health care systems scramble to find more cost-effective ways of delivering care, the issue of outpatient versus inpatient management and education for children with newly diagnosed diabetes comesExpand
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Current perspectives on psychological insulin resistance: primary care provider and patient views.
BACKGROUND Psychological insulin resistance (PIR) refers to reluctance of providers to prescribe and patients to take insulin. Processes and tools have been developed to address PIR. The purpose ofExpand
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A Shared Decision-Making Approach to Telemedicine: Engaging Rural Patients in Glycemic Management
Telemedicine can connect specialist health care providers with patients in remote and underserved areas. It is especially relevant in diabetes care, where a proliferation of treatment options hasExpand
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Challenges in real-life diabetes translation research: early lessons from BRIDGES projects.
AIMS Efficacious interventions for prevention of diabetes and its complications exist; however, their implementation is woefully inadequate. The purpose of this project is to qualitatively assess theExpand
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Use of an electronic health record to identify prevalent and incident cardiovascular disease in type 2 diabetes according to treatment strategy
Background The increasing use of electronic health records (EHRs) in clinical practice offers the potential to investigate cardiovascular outcomes over time in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D).Expand
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