Disease State Management Program


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Disease State Management Program

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DSM

A program of health care specific to a designated population (e.g., diabetic patients), offering an organized, systematic pathway to guide clinicians and patients through predetermined steps to measurable outcomes. The program encompasses five elements: clinical guidelines, a coordinated delivery system, health care provider support, patient support and education, and outcomes management.
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com has created these disease-specific sites in an effort to provide chronic disease sufferers with the most current health information available, as well as a community to interact with others, including products they need to manage their disease, and access to disease state management programs.
CPS has created a variety of disease state management programs that currently specialize in treating diabetes, HIV/AIDS and transplant patients.
will provide diabetes education for Equidyne's newly expanded sales force at its July 10, 2000 Market Launch meeting, work on disease state management programs and provide education programs for Diabetes Healthcare Professionals throughout Equidyne's fifty sales territories.
Infu-Tech's disease state management programs will establish a number of data-driven protocols to: 1) pre-determine high- risk patients; 2) implement care guidelines; 3) track patient compliance between physician visits through technologically advanced intervention techniques; 4) coordinate care management between the patient, physician and healthcare provider; and 5) analyze outcomes and refine care guidelines to improve patients' quality of life.
We are very pleased to announce this partnership with Rhone-Poulenc Rorer as it supplements our key growth initiatives, specifically augmenting our disease state management programs and creating relationships with the pharmaceutical manufacturing community," said Michael Rusnak, President and Chief Executive Officer of Option Care, Inc.
The Diabetes Shoppe(R) and other disease state management programs at AmeriSource continue to provide the pharmacist with the tools to assist them in helping their patients manage their total health needs.
The Gladstone Group, which currently provides disease state management programs to chain and independent pharmacies throughout the United States, will support Chester Holdings in marketing the system.
The software also provides quantitative data on prescribing habits and compliance to formulary and disease state management programs.
NYSE: CK) announced today that it has entered into a partnership with Technology Assessment Group (TAG) to jointly pursue the development of disease state management programs.
Chartwell Midwest, a major provider of medical home care services and disease state management programs in Illinois and the Midwest, today announced it will acquire the Chicago division of Nation's Healthcare, a national home care company.
MPS has also recently introduced an innovative on-line workers' compensation product, as well as disease state management programs which have received very favorable acceptance.