An innovative role for nurse practitioners in managing chronic disease.

@article{Boville2007AnIR,
  title={An innovative role for nurse practitioners in managing chronic disease.},
  author={Denise Boville and Mandeep Saran and James K Salem and Lynn Clough and Ronald R Jones and Steven M. Radwany and David B Sweet},
  journal={Nursing economic\$},
  year={2007},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={359-64}
}
Under the current care delivery model, persons with chronic illnesses, such as diabetes, are not receiving all recommended interventions and failing to meet targeted outcomes. The Chronic Care Model provides a framework for new approaches and roles for many members of the multidisciplinary team. Using the Chronic Care Model as a guide, a group of hospital-based clinics in an academic system incorporated nurse practitioners into the care model for patients with diabetes. Through use of planned… CONTINUE READING