Member Spotlight – Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home promotes self-management of chronic disease
Patient self-management of chronic disease is essential to improving health outcomes and quality of life. It also helps reduce unnecessary healthcare utilization and the growing financial strain of chronic conditions on the healthcare system. In 2018, Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home began the Evidence-based Self-management Education initiative, which aims to improve self-management skills for people in the community with chronic diseases, including asthma, arthritis, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, prediabetes and obesity.
Read our full story to learn more about this initiative and its results.
This story is just one of the many initiatives profiled on HANYS' Member Spotlight website that demonstrate how New York healthcare providers are investing in forward-looking initiatives that improve care quality and health outcomes.