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Chronic Care

Asthma Health Disparities Collaborative Coalition Guide
Child Health Research Findings: Chronic Illnesses
Chronic Care for Low-Income Children with Asthma: Strategies for Improvement
Designing and Implementing Medicaid Disease and Care Management Programs: A User's Guide
Diabetes Cost Calculator for EmployersNew
Hispanic Diabetes Disparities Learning Network in Community Health Centers
Improving the Quality of Diabetes Care
Integrating Chronic Care and Business Strategies in the Safety Net: A Toolkit for Primary Care Practices and Clinics
Patient Self-Management Support Programs: An Evaluation
Quality and Features of Managed Care for Chronic Conditions
Quality Improvement and Performance Measurement in Medicaid Care Management: Fact Sheet
Toolkit for Implementing the Chronic Care Model in an Academic Environment
Women With Diabetes: Quality of Health Care, 2004-2005New

Research Activities: Online Newsletter
Summarizes study findings relating to chronic conditions

News and Numbers

Date   Title
10/15/08 One in 10 Adults Treated for Arthritis
9/3/08 Hospitalizations for Osteoarthritis Rising Sharply
8/14/08 Children Hospitalized Less Often for Asthma but More Have the Disease

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Evidence Reports

Evidence Report/Technology Assessment, No. 139:
Multivitamin/Mineral Supplements and Prevention of Chronic Disease
Evidence Report/Technology Assessment, No. 175:
Barriers and Drivers of Health Information Technology Use for the Elderly, Chronically Ill, and Underserved

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Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) Reports

MEPS Statistical Brief, No. 5:
Medical Care and Treatment for Chronic Conditions, 2000
MEPS Statistical Brief, No. 13:
Asthma Treatment: Use of Medications and Devices, 2000 MEPS Statistical Brief, No. 34:
The Prevalence of Obesity and Other Chronic Health Conditions among Diabetic Adults in the U.S. Community Population, 2001
MEPS Statistical Brief, No. 58:
Chronic Conditions and Outpatient Prescription Medicines for Persons 18 and Older in the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 1987 and 2001
MEPS Statistical Brief, No. 105:
Diabetes Management: Tests and Treatments among the 18 and Older U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population in 2003
MEPS Statistical Brief, No. 162:
Getting Health Care from Specialists among Adults with Chronic Conditions, U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2004
MEPS Statistical Brief, No. 222:
Arthritis: Use and Expenditures among U.S. Adult Noninstitutionalized Population, 2005

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