Chronic Care Model Literature Updates

These titles represent select Chronic Care Model (and related) journal articles published after 2009, when we last reviewed the research literature.
 
 
Koh HK, Brach C, Harris LM, Parchman ML.  A proposed 'health literate care model' would constitute a systems approach to improving patients' engagement in care.  Health Aff (Millwood) 2013,  2013 Feb;32(2):357-67. [Link]
 
Health care delivery systems are learning that informed patient engagement has the potential to be the next "blockbuster drug" to help us reach the triple aim of better patient care experiences, improved quality and cost control. This article describes a systems approach to addressing health literacy using the Chronic Care Model as a framework, linking the model to the Health Literacy Toolkit developed by AHRQ.