Comprehensive Care Coordination for Chronically III Adults by Cheryl Schraeder, Paul Shelton(eds.)

By Cheryl Schraeder, Paul Shelton(eds.)

Show description

Read or Download Comprehensive Care Coordination for Chronically III Adults PDF

Similar nonfiction_9 books

New Perspectives in Regeneration

Regeneration, the homeostatic skill to take care of tissue constitution within the face of ordinary cellphone turnover or lack of tissue broken through trauma or ailment, is a vital developmental method that keeps all through lifestyles. As lately as a decade in the past, any critical dialogue of the opportunity of regeneration changing into a realistic clinical device within the close to destiny had the air of technological know-how fiction or over-optimistic hypothesis.

Microfossils, Second Edition

This can be a new and fully rewritten version of the well known textual content Microfossils (first released in 1980) overlaying the entire significant microfossil teams, with details on taxonomy, phylogeny, ecology and palaeoecology. specific awareness is given to the makes use of of microfossils in environmental reconstruction and biostratigraphy quite a few line and half-tone illustrations emphasis on functional purposes of micropalaeontology merely student-friendly micropaleontology textual content to be had content material: bankruptcy 1 creation (pages 1–7): Howard A.

Digital Teleretinal Screening: Teleophthalmology in Practice

Electronic retinal imaging played through basic care services and nurses, via distant photo interpretation (teleretinal imaging), is speedily buying a vital position in lots of components of the realm because it allows the detection of significant illnesses, resembling diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma, in sufferers who might rather be past the achieve of a educated ophthalmologist.

Joint Imaging in Childhood and Adolescence

Wisdom of the imaging appearances of the immature joint is essential for proper photograph interpretation, but this can be a really overlooked topic within the literature and in education. This ebook provides the basic details on imaging of the immature joint with the purpose of offering radiologists (musculoskeletal experts and generalists alike) and different experts with a brand new device that would support drastically in overcoming the day-by-day demanding situations posed by means of interpretation of pediatric examinations within the twenty-first century.

Additional info for Comprehensive Care Coordination for Chronically III Adults

Sample text

Additionally, both home health care and skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) now receive payments based on episodes of care with scales designed specifically for those types of services. Pharmacy benefits, as well as managed care options through private insurance companies, have also been added to the Medicare program. This complicated Medicare payment structure supports a silo delivery system wherein each provider is focused on one episode of care within a defined period of time. For hospitals, the focus is on a single hospitalization.

Most beneficiaries lived in urban areas (76%), had annual household incomes between $15,000 and $25,000 (22%; CMS 2002), and had some form of supplemental insurance coverage (90%). Their chronic illnesses were arthritis (55%) and hypertension (55%), and they had no ADL or IADL limitations (CMS 2002). Medicare spent an average of $8,865 in 2006 for their health care services (MedPAC 2010b). 2. 2 Selected Characteristics of the Medicare Population Characteristic Gender Male Female Race Caucasian African American Hispanic Other Age Categories < 65 years 65–74 years 75–84 years 85+ years Not Married Less than high school Household income below poverty level Medicaid eligible Lives alone Lives in rural area Health rated fair/poor Chronic Illnesses Hypertension Arthritis Obesity Heart disease Pulmonary disease Cancer (any) Diabetes Osteoporosis Stroke Alzheimer’s disease Prior healthcare use Any ER visit 2+ ER visits Any hospital admission 2+ hospital admissions Percent of Population 44 56 78 9 8 5 15 42 31 13 44 27 15 16 28 24 30 55 55 31 30 22 21 18 15 11 4 23 9 33 6 Sources: CMS 2002; Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics 2008; NCHS 2010; MedPAC 2010b.

Different physicians, and some were warned by a pharmacist about a potentially harmful interaction between medications prescribed for them by one or more of their physicians. Poor communication patterns were prominent among providers and chronically ill adults and their caregivers (AARP 2009b). Common problems included that the provider did not have all the needed information when the patient arrived for the visit, the patient and/or caregiver did not understand what they had been told by the provider, and they were not told the purpose of or how to take a newly prescribed medication.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.72 of 5 – based on 5 votes