POLICY PROPOSAL PRESENTATIONAnn ONeal
Capella University
NHS-FPX6004: Health Care Law & Policy
Dr. Georgena Wiley
December 2021

DIABETES FACTS
• 34.1 Million People with Diabetes (Centers of Disease Control, 2020)
• 26.8 Million Diagnosed
• 7.3 Million Undiagnosed
• 88 Million are pre-diabetic
• 7th leading cause of death
• $327 Billion a year

NEED FOR POLICY
• National Benchmarks Set by the Department of Health and Human Services (Agency
For Healthcare Research and Quality, n.d.)
• 2 HgbA1c Tests a year
• 75.2% annual eye (Agency For Healthcare Research and Quality, n.d.). exam
• 84% annual foot exam
• Mercy Medical Center does not meet the National Metrics

MERCY MEDICAL DASHBOARD METRICS
• National Benchmarks • 84% Annual Foot Exam• 75.2% Annual Eye
Exam • 79.5% HgbA1c Tests
Eye Exam by Quarter
Foot Exam by Quarter HgbA1c by Quarter
2018 2019
Q1 4 41
Q2 16 28
Q3 7 16
Q4 33 27 (4.8%)
2018
2019
Q1 2 73
Q2 5 62
Q3 27 7
Q4 48 3 (0.53%)
2018
2019
Q1 1 123
Q2 11 32
Q3 23 13
Q4 87 6 (1%)

SCOPE OF POLICY
• Physicians
• Pharmacists
• Nurses
• Nutritionists
• Patients & Family
• Board Members

SELF MANAGED DIABETES CARE PROGRAM
• Diabetic Patients take an active role in their care
• Insurance paid training
• Diabetes Self Management Education and Support Program (DSEMS) – (Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention, 2021).
• Prevention and Management of Diabetes
• American Diabetes Association

SELF MANAGED DIABETES CARE PROGRAM – ROLES
• Physicians (Hooks, 2021)
• Initial Diagnosis
• Education
• Importance of diabetic care
• Monitor Patient care
• Nurses (Duquesne University, 2020)
• Face to Face with Patients
• Glucose Meter training
• Insulin administration training

SELF MANAGED DIABETES CARE PROGRAM – ROLES
• Pharmacists (Bulloch, 2017)
• Most Accessible
• Answer Questions
• Provide Management Planse
• Patients (CDC,2021)
• Become Knowledgeable
• Manage their illness
• Annual Foot and Eye Exams
• Bi-Annual HgbA1c testing

CONCLUSION• Health Grades Outstanding Patient Experience Award (Vila Health: Dashboard, n.d.)
• Not Meeting National Benchmarks
• U.S. Healthcare focused on acute care management (Mitri, J., and Gabbay, R.A., 2016)
• Self Managed Diabetic Program
• Lead the Way in Chronic Long-Term Care
• Confidence in Medical Team
• Increase in
• HgbA1c Testing
• Annual Foot Exams
• Annual Eye Exams

REFERENCES• Agency For Healthcare Research and Quality. (n.d.). National Diabetes Quality Measures Compared to Achievable Benchmarks.
https://nhqrnet.ahrq.gov/inhqrdr/National/benchmark/summary/Diseases_and_Conditions/Diabetes
• Bulloch, M. (2017, November 21). Pharmacists Play a Key Role in Diabetes Management. Pharmacy Times.
https://www.pharmacytimes.com/view/pharmacists-play-a-key-role-in-diabetes-management
• Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2020). National Diabetes Statistics Report.
• Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. (2021, August 3). State, Local, and National Partner Diabetes Programs.
https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/programs/stateandlocal/
• Duquesne University. (2020, April 2). MSN Career Spotlight: Diabetes Management Nurse.
https://onlinenursing.duq.edu/blog/msn-career-spotlight-diabetes-management-nurse/

REFERENCES• Mitri, J., and Gabbay, R.A. (2016). Measuring the Quality of Diabetes Care. Evidence – Based Diabetes Management, 22(SP4), 1–4.
• Hooks, B. Y. (2021). Enhancing diabetes self-management education and support in clinical practice. American Family Physician, 103(5), 265–266.
• https://doi.org/https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0301/p265.html
• Vila Health: Dashboard and Health Care Benchmark Evaluation. (n.d.). Vila Health.
• http://file:///C:/Users/annmo/OneDrive/School/NHS-FPX6004%20-%20Health%20Care%20Law%20and%20Policy/Assessement%201/Vila%20H
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Slide 1
Diabetes Facts
Need For Policy
Mercy medical Dashboard metrics
Scope of Policy
Self Managed Diabetes Care Program
Self Managed Diabetes Care Program – Roles
Self Managed Diabetes Care Program – Roles
Conclusion
References
References

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