This database contains 6 studies, archived under the term: "patient care management"
The effect of telephone support groups on costs of care for veterans with dementia
Purpose: Few studies have addressed the effects of caregiver interventions on the costs of care for the care recipient. This study evaluated the effects of a caregiver education and support group delivered via the telephone on care recipient health care utilization and cost.; Design and Methods: The Telehealth Education Program (TEP) is a manualized program […]
Cost evaluation of a coordinated care management intervention for dementia
Objective: To calculate intervention costs and the potential cost offset of a care management intervention that substantially improved the quality of dementia care.; Study Design: From both a payer perspective and a social planner perspective, we analyzed data from a cluster randomized controlled trial (RCT) evaluating this intervention versus usual care. The RCT included 408 […]