September 2005
Journal of Healthcare Management;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p309
Academic Journal
Focuses on the Laurel Health System (LHS) as an example of the importance of administration involvement in the development of disease management programs. Mission of the LHS to provide excellent services and improve the health and well-being of the community of Tioga County, Pennsylvania; Participation in a DM collaborative through the National Diabetes and Cardiovascular Collaborative; Role of administrators at LHS in the DM process, including supporting the education of providers and their involvement in the collaborative.


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