In preparing for this discussion, read Chapters 8 and 16 (p 338) of the course text. For your initial post, aIDress the following in the discussion forum:
- Define disease management (DM) programs.
- Describe the impacts of DM programs on healthcare quality and cost.
- Identify challenges in DM programs.
- Examine a successful DM program from real life and aIDress (a) What is its accreditation status? (b) Why is this program successful? and (c) Can it be replicated in other settings?