Improving the Quality and Efficiency of Health Care For Older Americans

June 17, 2009

Dr. Chad Boult

Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

Dr. Chad Boult and his team have created a new model of comprehensive health care, called Guided Care, which targets people living with multiple chronic conditions, the typical high-cost Medicare beneficiaries. His plan is based on the simple premise that a patient's "care plan" is well coordinated, and patients and families are involved in and educated about the care plan. Guided Care is based on the simple notion that one...

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