Addressing Tobacco in Managed Care
A program to promote adoption of innovative approaches for helping Americans enrolled in managed care organizations to avoid the harm caused by tobacco.
Advancing Diabetes Self-Management
A program to expand and test multicomponent, self-management programs that could be delivered in primary care settings.
Allies Against Asthma
An initiative to help communities across the country develop comprehensive plans to manage pediatric asthma.
Building Community Supports for Diabetes Care
An effort to develop innovative community support programs to strengthen the capacity of minority populations to adopt diabetes self-management skills and other lifestyle changes.
Depression in Primary Care: Linking Clinical and System Strategies
A program to determine feasible and effective ways to (1) realign financial and other systems incentives to enhance implementation of proven clinical care models; (2) strengthen the business case for providing quality care for depression; and (3) develop primary care leadership.
Health E-Technologies: Assessing New Tools for Chronic Disease Management and Health Behavior Change
An effort to catalyze the development of more efficacious interactive health programs on health behavior change and disease management by evaluating promising interventions and providing information resources and tools for professionals.
Improving Asthma Care for Children
A program to test new approaches to pediatric asthma management through publicly financed models of care.
Improving Chronic Illness Care
An effort to help health care organizations redesign their systems of care to better treat chronic illness.
Managing Pediatric Asthma: Emergency Department Demonstration Program
A project to undertake comprehensive interventions to reduce emergency department visits and hospital admissions.
Medicaid Managed Care Program
A project to work with states, Medicaid and SCHIP managed care organizations and consumer groups to improve access and care for low-income families and people with chronic illnesses and disabilities.
Partnerships for Quality Education
Training primary care residents and nurse practitioners to deliver high-quality care for patients with chronic illnesses within the fixed-budget constraints of managed care.
Prescription for Health: Promoting Healthy Behaviors in Primary Care Research Networks
An initiative to develop, field test, and disseminate innovative and feasible interventions for primary-care based health behavior change counseling.
Pursuing Perfection: Raising the Bar for Health Care Performance
A program to help hospital and physician organizations dramatically improve patient outcomes by pursuing perfection in all of their major care processes.
Rewarding Results: Aligning Incentives with High-Quality Health Care
An initiative to invent, prove and diffuse innovations in systems of provider payments and nonfinancial incentives that will encourage and reward high-quality care.
Workers' Compensation Health Initiative
Demonstration and evaluation projects aimed at containing costs and improving the quality of care provided to injured workers.