Kaiser Colorado's Cooperative Health Care Clinic: a group approach to patient care

Manag Care Q. Summer 1996;4(3):41-5.


A Kaiser Permanente pilot project demonstrates that managing health status with patients on a group basis versus one-on-one office visits can improve health care delivery services and reduce unnecessary resource utilization. Kaiser's Cooperative Health Care Clinic (CHCC) in Denver, Colorado, uses a multidisciplinary team to successfully provide care to elderly members with chronic conditions.

Publication types

  • Clinical Trial

MeSH terms

  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Chronic Disease / psychology
  • Chronic Disease / therapy*
  • Colorado
  • Group Processes*
  • Health Care Rationing
  • Health Maintenance Organizations / organization & administration*
  • Health Maintenance Organizations / standards
  • Health Maintenance Organizations / statistics & numerical data
  • Health Services for the Aged / organization & administration*
  • Health Services for the Aged / standards
  • Humans
  • Models, Organizational*
  • Office Visits
  • Patient Education as Topic / organization & administration*
  • Patient Satisfaction
  • Pilot Projects
  • Program Development