Community chronic-care model being developed in Michigan

08/5/2008 | Healthcare IT News

Physicians, employers, health plans, health care systems and the municipal government in Battle Creek, Mich., have refined and implemented a model to reduce barriers to care, improve patient outcomes and reduce costs for those with chronic diseases. The groups created a registry to track data for population health management and interfaces that connect providers and allow labs and hospitals to add data. They're also working with a medical home model and a value-based insurance model with lower deductibles.

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