The role of community pharmacies in integrated care E xample: Disease Management Diabetes Mellitus Type II . Table of Content. Public disease Diabetes Mellitus Type II 2) What is Disease Management? 3) Disease Management Programs for Diabetes patients in Austria
The role of community pharmaciesin integrated careExample: Disease Management Diabetes Mellitus Type II
1 GfK Austria on behalf of the Austrian Diabetes Initiative (2009): Diabetes in Austria. Study carried out among 4.000 Austrians representative of the whole population.
The goal of effective diabetes disease management must be to stabilize the disease progression, both to preserve the wellbeing of those affected and to avoid very expensive intramural treatments.Through their position and expertise, pharmacists are able to contribute significantly.
Hospital & Rehab
HealthyDiet, exerciseandsport,awareness, screenings
Amputations, blindness, heart attack or bypass, stroke,kidney transplantation
A dialysis patient in Austria annually costs, around
There are about 56 Million diagnosed diabetics in Europe.
2030: 70 Mio.
Structured care provides proven therapeutic and economic value!
Regular transfers by the family doctor as part of structured care is absolutely essential!
WHAT PHARMACIESCAN DO?
OBJECTIVES OF DISEASE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS
In 2007 “Therapie Aktiv“ was launched as the first disease management program in Austria intended to create DMPs for other diseases such as Asthma, COPD and Dementia.Since 2002, Upper Austria has its own programme - "DIALA" - Structured diabetes care in rural areas“, which generally is comparable to “Therapie Aktiv”.
Factbox „Therapie Aktiy“
„Therapie Aktiv“ rolled out
Transfer regional program to „Therapie Aktiv“
DIALA was established on initiative of the Upper-Austrian Government, the OÖGKK (public insurance) and the Upper Austrian Society of General Practitioners.A long-term DIALA-study showed a clear improvement of individual health conditions.
Moreover, significant cost-savings (€ 780,--/patient/year) for the Austrian healthcare system could be demonstrated
Average improvements/scores of diabetes indicators
EASY ACCESS & HIGH CUSTOMER TRAFFIC
HIGH QUALITY CUSTOMER CARE
HIGH CONFIDENTIAL & LOCAL PROVIDER
CORE SERVICES BY PHARMACIST