Research in Improving Chronic Illness Care
This eight-part filmed lecture series presents a paradigm for better care of the chronically ill and its application in quality improvement, policy development and research.  Presentations describe and exemplify delivery system changes included in the Chronic Care Model and quality improvement strategies by which various healthcare organizations have improved their care.
 
These talks were taped at the 2004 Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Clinical Research Methods Summer Session co-sponsored by the Seattle VA Epidemiologic Research and Information Center (ERIC) and the University of Washington.
 
 
Part 1:  The Chronic Care Model, with Ed Wagner
Introduces the six elements of the Chronic Care Model.

Part 2:  Improving Care For People With Diabetes, with Dave McCulloch
Identifies strategies providers can use to improve care for people with diabetes.

Part 3:  Patient-Centered Care, with Ed Wagner
Identifies three elements of patient self-management support that providers can use to improve care.

Part 4:  Self-Management Support: Application to Depression Care, with Michael Von Korff
Identifies strategies providers can use to improve depression care using patient self-management support.

Part 5:  Team Care and Case Management, with Connie Davis
Identifies five strategies providers can use to better meet patient needs using a team care and case management approach.
 
Part 6:  Planned Care, with Ed Wagner
Identifies three strategies providers can use to better meet patient needs using a planned care approach.
 
Part 7:  Making Change Happen At the Practice Level, with Connie Davis
Identifies four strategies for change (in their settings) at the practice and population level that can be used when implementing the Chronic Care Model.
 
Part 8:  Improving the Care of the Chronically Ill, with Ed Wagner
Summarizes how the Chronic Care Model developed by The MacColl Center can be used to improve the care of the chronically ill.