Video Presents Family Doctors' Experiences with Chronic Care Model

Developing an action plan to spread quality chronic care models and approaches to members of the American Academy of Family Physicians
    • August 1, 2005

During 2004 and 2005, staff at the American Academy of Family Physicians adapted and distributed a 12-minute video presenting the experiences of three physicians who have adopted the Chronic Care Model, a treatment approach designed to improve the outcomes of patients with chronic illness.

Key Results

  • The 12-minute video, entitled The Path to Better Care: Bringing Joy Back into Family Medicine, features an introduction by Bruce Bagley, MD, medical director for quality improvement at the academy, followed by the stories of three physicians who have incorporated the chronic care model into their practices.