DM programs take different roads to CHF success

Clin Resour Manag. 2001 Feb;2(2):20-5, 18.


Improving CHF outcomes: There's no single right way. But there are some elements in common, as suggested by the experience of Duke, Kaiser Permanente, and First Priority Health. The challenge is to identify high-risk patients and provide as comprehensive an array of services as possible.

MeSH terms

  • Cardiovascular Agents / therapeutic use
  • Disease Management*
  • Drug Utilization Review
  • Emergency Service, Hospital
  • Health Care Costs / statistics & numerical data
  • Health Maintenance Organizations
  • Heart Failure / economics
  • Heart Failure / therapy*
  • Hospitalization / statistics & numerical data
  • Humans
  • Length of Stay / statistics & numerical data
  • Outcome Assessment, Health Care
  • Patient Care Team
  • Patient Education as Topic / organization & administration
  • United States


  • Cardiovascular Agents