DMAA: The Care Continuum Alliance

DMAA_logo_300_150.jpgDMAA: The Care Continuum Alliance convenes all stakeholders providing services along the care continuum toward the goal of population health improvement. These care continuum services include strategies, such as health and wellness promotion, disease management, and care coordination. DMAA: The Care Continuum Alliance promotes the role of population health improvement in raising the quality of care, improving health outcomes and reducing preventable health care costs for individuals with chronic conditions and those at risk of developing chronic conditions. DMAA activities in support of these efforts include advocacy, research and the promotion of best practices in care management. DMAA: The Care Continuum Alliance represents more than 200 corporate and individual stakeholders—including wellness, disease and care management organizations, pharmaceutical manufacturers and benefits managers, health information technology innovators, biotechnology innovators, employers, physicians, nurses and other health care professionals, and researchers and academicians.

Strategies & Processes for Population Health Improvement

DMAA’s Vision and Mission statements specifically identify seven key components employed in successful population health approaches.  This document expands upon the key process components DMAA has identified in its Vision statement.  This policy document expounds on the population health improvement definition’s bulleted key components.  Examples of successful strategies, processes, or programs may be cited for some key components.