Massachusetts Chronic Disease Improvement Network

jessievenegas Jessie Venegas — 11/01/2009

The Massachusetts Chronic Disease Improvement Network assists health care professionals and institutions to improve clinical outcomes for people living with chronic illness. The Network serves as a clearinghouse for resources and information in the management of chronic illness. With this website, the Network links providers across the Commonwealth, supplies technical assistance, and offers a forum for sharing innovative approaches to improve the lives of people with asthma, diabetes and other chronic diseases. The Network’s website includes a section with links to resources and tools to make clinical guidelines and other quality improvement tools work for clinical practices. Flow sheets, culturally competent patient education materials, data tracking tools, and staff training resources are among the many resources found here.

Fragility, pluripathology/polipathology and/or complex chronic diseases

Goals Prevention:
Funding for detection programs , Promotes adecuate understanding levels on the community about the importance of prevention
Goals Detection:
Provides registries and patients contact systems , Shows new evidence on the importance of early detection, including guidelines of effective practices , Advances public education on the importance of early detection
Goals Treatment:
Develop basic elements for an integrated health system , Strengthens cooperative local groups to provide integral services , Promotes the training of health professionals , It facilitates the management by processes , Emphasizes the care of pluri-pathological and fragile patients
Goals self-management:
Refocuses the health system to support self-management , Improving support services with an emphasis on peer support, the disabled and carers , Allows remote support to patients and their carers from health professionals

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Progress

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Massachusetts

Massachusetts

Worcester

55 Lake Avenue North Worcester, MA 01650
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