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Group Visits for Diabetes
Articles about Group Visits
The DMCP group visit training manual was developed to provide you and your staff a pragmatic to do list for group visits. The other articles represent views of different authors about group visits and some of the evidence about the effectiveness of group visits in primary care (click on the word here or the words in blue to download the article.
Click click here for DMCP Group Visit training manual. Good overview of group visits, how to document and charge for the group visit.
David Roll MD Group visits and opiod addiction--This study examines patient experiences with shared medical appointments for buprenorphine treatment at a safety net primary care clinic.
Leonie Heyworth, MD Group visits and patient satisfaction--patients appear more satisfied with their care relative to patients receiving usual care.
Sharon A. Watts, FNP DNP, Group visits Diabetes and reduced A1C
Susan Riley FNP DNP Study of group visit impact on diabetes Quality Numbers in one practice Journal
of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 2012;
AIM HIGH users manual. AAFP info on group visits.
Trento MA et al Rethink Organization to iMprove Education and Outcomes (ROMEO) A multicenter randomized trial of lifestyle intervention by group care to manage type 2 diabetes, Diabetes Care 33:745–747, 2010
Davis A et al The Potential of Group Visits in Diabetes Care Clinical Diabetes ;2008 26:58-62 .
Shahady E, Group Visits for Diabetes: An Innovative Way to Overcome Barriers and Achieve Quality Care, Consultant 2010; 50:480-486
Burke and O'Grady Group Visits hold great potential for improving diabetes care and outcomes, but best practices must be developed. Good review of all published articles as of January 2012