An American Indian community implements the chronic care model: evolution and lessons learned.

@article{Langwell2014AnAI,
  title={An American Indian community implements the chronic care model: evolution and lessons learned.},
  author={Kathryn Langwell and Catherine Keene and Matthew Zullo and Linda Chioma Ogu},
  journal={Health promotion practice},
  year={2014},
  volume={15 2 Suppl},
  pages={23S-8S}
}
The chronic care model (CCM) has been initiated most frequently in clinical settings with outreach to the community to obtain involvement and guidance. Implementation of the CCM by communities that reach out to clinicians and develop linkages and coordination to improve care for community members with chronic conditions is less frequently observed. This commentary describes the implementation of the CCM by the Eastern Shoshone Tribe of the Wind River Indian Reservation. The design emphasized… CONTINUE READING