Do managed clinical networks improve quality of diabetes care? Evidence from a retrospective mixed methods evaluation.

@article{Greene2009DoMC,
  title={Do managed clinical networks improve quality of diabetes care? Evidence from a retrospective mixed methods evaluation.},
  author={Alexandra Greene and Claudia Pagliari and Stephanie L Cunningham and Peter Donnan and Joan H Evans and Alistair M Emslie-Smith and Andrew Morris and Bruce Guthrie},
  journal={Quality & safety in health care},
  year={2009},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={456-61}
}
PROBLEM System-wide improvement of chronic disease care is challenging because it requires collaboration and communication across organisational and professional boundaries. Managed clinical networks are one potential solution, but there is little evidence of their effectiveness. DESIGN AND SETTING Retrospective, mixed-methods evaluation of the form and impact of quality improvement in the Tayside Diabetes Managed Clinical Network (MCN) 1998-2005. STRATEGIES FOR CHANGE Progressive… CONTINUE READING

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