Multiple Chronic Conditions Blog

Self-management can reduce risk factors, promote adherence to medication, increase physical activity and reduced hospital re-admission rates

Friday, 21 August 2015 00:16 / by Dr Kim Kuebler

Empowering, engaging and educating individuals in self-management of chronic conditions can increase patient activation to change health behaviors and improve health outcomes.

The Agency for Health, Research and Quality (AHRQ) Innovations Exchange has 3 featured innovations that utilize novel strategies to improve disease-related knowledge and self-management behaviors among vulnerable populations.

http://www.innovations.ahrq.gov/node/8100

AHRQ has provided a list of standardized self-management tools, curriculum content and a self-management support resource library:

Partnering in Self-Management Support: A Tool Kit for Clinicians

http://www.innovations.ahrq.gov/qualitytools/partnering-self-management-support-toolkit-clinicians

POWER Program Curriculum

http://www.innovations.ahrq.gov/qualitytools/power-program-curriculum

Self-Management Support Resource Library

http://www.innovations.ahrq.gov/qualitytools/self-management-support-resource-library

Dr Kim Kuebler

Dr Kim Kuebler

Dr. Kim Kuebler, DNP, APRN, ANP-BC, Founder and Director Multiple Chronic Conditions Resource Center, CEO Advanced Disease Concepts LLC, Savannah, GA. Provider, Asante Physician Partners, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center, Grants Pass, OR