Evaluation of a regional disease management programme for patients with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

International journal for quality in health care : journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care / ISQua, Volume 18, Issue 6, p.429-36 (2006)

Keywords:

Analysis of Variance, Asthma, Disease Management, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Health Care Costs, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Patient Satisfaction, Program Evaluation, Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive, Quality Assurance, Health Care, Respiratory Function Tests

Abstract:

To assess the impact of a population-based disease management programme for adult patients with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) on process measures, intermediate outcomes, and endpoints of care.