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Hospital Quality Care, Home Comforts, Better Outcomes | Improving Diabetes Self-Management for Patients & Providers | Follow Us On LinkedIn

Thu, 24 Sep 2015

• An innovative substitute for acute hospital care, Hospital at Home provides hospital-level care for patients in their own home…
• A self-paced learning tool, DECIDE (Decision-making Education for Choices In Diabetes Everyday), helps patients improve self-management by developing their problem-solving skills…
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ARTICLE: Hospital Quality Care, Home Comforts, Better Outcomes

Wed, 16 Sep 2015

Hospital at Home® is a groundbreaking model for health care organizations that allows them to address challenge of caring for acutely ill elderly patients. Currently being implemented across the country at VA hospitals, health systems, and managed care programs, patients receiving care through HaH® experience better clinical outcomes with a lower average length of stay than similarly hospitalized patients.

ARTICLE: Improving Diabetes Self-Management for Patients & Providers

Wed, 16 Sep 2015

In 2012, a study by the American Diabetes Association estimated that the total cost of diabetes diagnoses to be $245 billion, of that $179 was in direct medical costs. DECIDE is the only self-paced, literacy adapted diabetes self-management program for adults that aims to improve both the patient experience and quality of care while reducing costs.