Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Donna O. Farley ... [et al.].|
|LC Classifications||UH523 .I47 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2005006111|
Implementation of the Asthma Practice Guidelines in the Army Medical Department: Final Evaluation - Kindle edition by Farley, Donna O.. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or cturer: Rand Publishing. Implementation of the Asthma Practice Guidelines in the Army Medical Department: Final Evaluation Donna O. Farley Can the ARmy effectively implement clinical treatment guidelines in its military treatment facilities to achieve consistent and hig h quality practices thoughout its health system? In partnership with the Army Medical Department, RAND worked to implement clinical practice guidelines. This report evaluates the asthma guideline demonstration. It documents the actions, assesses effects, and measures the quality and . Summary: In partnership with the Army Medical Department (AMEDD), RAND researchers worked to implement clinical practice guidelines in treatment of three common ailments (asthma, diabetes, and low back pain). This report is an evaluation of the asthma practice guideline demonstration.
In partnership with the Army Medical Department (AMEDD), RAND researchers worked to implement clinical practice guidelines in treatment of three common ailments (asthma, diabetes, and low back pain). This report is an evaluation of the asthma practice guideline : Donna O Farley, Shan Cretin, Georges Vernez, Suzanne Pieklik, Elaine Quiter, J S Ashwood, Wenli Tu. iv Implementation of the Asthma Practice Guideline in AMEDD practices made by the demonstration sites, and measurable effects of these actions. We also present diagnostic information on the quality and limitations of available data for monitoring practice improve-ments. Recommendations for future actions by the AMEDD are pre-sented. before embarking on full implementation of practice guidelines across the Army health system. The three guidelines were those for primary care management of low back pain, asthma, and diabetes. This report presents the final results of the evaluation that RAND conducted as part of the demonstration for the practice guideline for low back pain, which . with practice guidelines that were established collaboratively by the Departments of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Defense (DoD). In the first demonstration, four MTFs in the Great Plains Region implemented the practice guideline for low back pain. Next, the practice guideline for asthma was implemented by four MTFs in the Southeast Region.
xvi Implementation of the Asthma Practice Guideline in AMEDD asthma, with comparisons to a group of similar MTFs that did not implement the guideline. The evaluation also looked at the effects of the implementation on MTF costs. Overview of the Military Health System The Army operates a health system with more than 40 MTFs across. Asthma Guideline Implementation Information adapted from Texas Children's Health Plan's "Key Points for Asthma Guideline Implementation" Acronyms SABA = Short acting beta agonist LABA = Long acting beta agonist ICS = Inhaled corticosteroid OCS = Oral corticosteroid ED = emergency department KeyPointsfor. • Asthma • Chronic Heart Failure (CHF) • Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Army Medical Department Quality & Safety Center. U.S. Army Medical Command. VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guidelines: Implementation at Your Facility. Mrs. Lisa D. Jones, BSN, RN, MHA, CPHQ. Chronic Disease Nurse Consultant. Under a contract with the Army Medical Department, RAND contributed to preparation for this initiative by (1) providing technical support to the leadership team, (2) guiding design of a demonstration in which the practice guideline and implementation approaches were field-tested, and (3) performing an evaluation of the demonstration.