Science And Society

Improving Chronic Illness Care - Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease - Dr. Edward Wagner, 2-6-09



Dr. Edward Wagner discusses the chronic care model - powerful guidelines for improving chronic illness care. Dr. Wagner discusses redesigning the health care delivery system, creating a better-prepared practice team, and developing methods for increasing patient knowledge, skills, and confidence. Additionally, Dr. Wagner addresses high-quality cancer care and delivering effective primary care to older adults.