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Chronic Disease Health Improvement Networks

ajadad Alex Jadad — 26/02/2009

Interior Health

This is an effort supported by Interior Health, which is creating health improvement networks throughout the region to help manage people with chronic health conditions. These networks focus on multiple diseases and involve interdisciplinary teams that provide patient education to improve self-management skills and promote healthy life styles.


Fragility, pluripathology/polipathology and/or complex chronic diseases, All

Goals Prevention:
Funding for detection programs , Creates healthy environments , Promotes adecuate understanding levels on the community about the importance of prevention , Focuses on social inequalities
Goals Detection:
Promotes early intervention through primary health care measures , 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:
Promotes the training of health professionals
Goals self-management:
Refocuses the health system to support self-management

These networks are characterized by

  • a multiple disease orientation
  • an interdisciplinary team
  • the provision of patient education while promoting self-management skills

1/01/2009

Progress

CANADA

British Columbia

British Columbia

Kelowna

118-1835 Gordon Drive

V1Y 4N7
Practices Map

 

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