Opportunities for administrators to promote disease management.

  title={Opportunities for administrators to promote disease management.},
  author={Bita A. Kash and Larry D. Gamm and Jane Nelson Bolin and B. Mitchell Peck},
  journal={Journal of healthcare management / American College of Healthcare Executives},
  volume={50 5},
  pages={297-309; discussion 309-10}
Studies of disease management (DM) have shown that patients who participate in such programs achieve better health status and make fewer emergency room visits. Private and government payers have recently increased their efforts to promote DM initiatives through financial incentives to healthcare providers. This article explores opportunities for… CONTINUE READING