Healthcare Delivery Focused on Acute Care Rather Than Population Health Management
1. Barriers to Addressing Preventable Chronic Disease in the Community
2. Lack of Coordination in the Delivery of Patient Care
1 in 3 Medicare Patients in Baton Rouge Have Diabetes
Louisiana Ranks 37th among All States in Supply of Primary Care Physicians (PCPs)
Diabetes and Obesity in Baton Rouge Amount to $1.5 Billion in Healthcare Costs Annually
Healthcare providers need new tools and greater coordination to address the chronic disease burden in Baton Rouge.
Establish the Baton Rouge Diabetes and Obesity Center (BRDOC).
1. Incorporate the BRDOC into a Medical Home model.
2. Integrate and coordinate services to improve care.
Emergency Room and Inpatient Utilization
Prevalence of Diabetes and Obesity in the Community
Number of People Reached Through Health Education and Wellness Services
Improved Capacity for Chronic Disease Prevention and Promoting Health in the Community