Collaboration in Pennsylvania: Rapidly Spreading Improved Chronic Care for Patients to Practices - American Board of Medical Specialties

This research outlines the components of Pennsylvania’s IPIP program and Pennsylvania Chronic Care initiative led by the PA Governor’s Office of Health Care Reform. It presents 6 months results from 155 PA practice sites that have undergone practice transformation through the IPIP project. Early performance data indicate substantial improvement in care processes and show steady improvement in performance measures for diabetes and asthma. It also discusses the intent of the PA Chronic Care Initiative to spread to more practices and focus on more aspects of primary care, including prevention. Physicians participating in IPIP project are eligible for MOC Part IV credit.

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