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Pediatric Weight Management Resources

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Improving Chronic Illness Care

Website focused on chronic care model and includes tools, literature, resources

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The METER: A Brief, Self-Administered Measure of Health Literacy

From PubMed Central

Tools

HICM Care Manager Activity Tracking Worksheet

A concise tool to track the care manager's work with an individual patient and includes list of billing codes

Tools

Plain Language Medical Dictionary

Online tool created through the University of Michigan to help patients search medical terms in plain language

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AHRQ Patient-Centered Medical Home Resources

From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

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Reduced Readmissions - Reform’s Low-Hanging Fruit

From Institute for Healthcare Improvement via Health Insight. Boutwell, A. Reduced Readmissions - Reform’s Low-Hanging Fruit: How can we be sure it’s within our grasp? Healthcare Executive March/April 2011

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Lean for Clinical Redesign Clinical Quality Initiative

Web site provides Lean background, tools, videos, websites, and highlights Michigan Practices Lean Collaboratives.

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Closing the Quality Gap: A Critical Analysis of Quality Improvement Strategies

From Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Vol 7: Care Coordination Shojania KG, McDonald KM, Wachter RM, Owens DK, editors. Technical Review 9 (Prepared by Stanford-UCSF Evidence-Based Practice Center under contract No. 290-02-0017). AHRQ Publication No. 04(07)-0051-7. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. June 2007

This paper develops a working definition of care coordination, applies it to a review of systematic reviews, and identifies theoretical frameworks that might predict or explain how care coordination mechanisms are influenced by factors in the health care setting and how they relate to patient outcomes and health care costs.

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