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By Santiago Narino | Friday, Mar 23, 2018
Using their quality improvement training, teams from Mexico have incorporated the human touch into their work to improve diabetes care. Targeted home visits, free instant messaging apps, nutrition education, and motivational workshops are just a few of the ways they've built relationships with patients and developed their capacity to better care for themselves at home.


Tag(s): Quality Improvement, Diabetes, Chronic Condition, Improvement Capability, Latin America, Engage Patients and Families in Care, Triple Aim for Populations
By Andrea Gushken | Monday, Feb 26, 2018
To address the nearly 10 percent prevalence of diabetes in Brazil, the Latin America team of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) has been helping to build the improvement capability of the country’s local leaders, Ministry of Health, and hospital systems to improve diabetes care.


Tag(s): Triple Aim for Populations, Person- and Family-Centered Care, Diabetes, Chronic Condition, Latin America, Quality Improvement
By Kimberly Mitchell | Friday, Feb 27, 2015
An underserved community in California is at high risk for diabetes, and a local clinic is redesigning its processes to identify and treat those at risk for complications related to diabetes to provide better access to care and reduce the spread of this condition. In the following blog post, Contra Costa Regional Medical Center diabetes educator, Yahya Abdolcader, BSN, RN-CDE, PHN, shares some of the reasons he is personally invested in the work he is doing in the community.As a kid, I remember ... read full post


Tag(s): Triple Aim for Populations, Diabetes, Access, Equitable Care Delivery, Improvement Capability, Patient Self-Management, Engage Patients and Families in Care, Prevention and Wellness, Primary Care
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