Date of Conferral
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Patrick A. Palmieri
Ineffectively managed chronic diseases such as diabetes mellitus (DM) increase overall health care expenditures and negatively affects health outcomes such as exacerbations, functional decline, disability, and death. The purpose of this systematic review (SR) was to review the DM outcomes reported by patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs). The goal was to determine how care coordination and evidence-based clinical management impacted financial and health outcomes. The SR followed the Cochrane protocol and complied with the PRISMA evidence-based minimum set for reporting. Overall, DM management in the PCMH demonstrated statistically significant completion rates for essential screenings and preventive care, including HgA1c (p = 0.0013), lipid management (p
McManus, Lisa Sullivan, "The Patient-Centered Medical Home and Diabetes Mellitus Outcomes: A Systematic Review" (2017). Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies. 3310.