Estenda Solutions, a leading healthcare technology research company specializing in disease management and population health software,
announced the official launch of the company’s signature product the Comprehensive Disease Management Program. CDMP is a complete
customizable web-based clinical application for the management of patients with diabetes and other chronic conditions.
The Use of a Comprehensive Diabetes Management Program (CDMP) Enhanced by a
Computer-Assisted Decision Support System to Improve Outcomes in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
Mellitus Who Are Treated by Primary Care Providers.
An EHR alone is not sufficient for a physician practice to embrace the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model.
Behaviors carried out by the person with diabetes (e.g., healthy eating, physical activity, judicious use of
medication, glucose monitoring, coping and problem-solving, regular clinic visits, etc.) are of central
importance in diabetes management. Show more...
Background and aims:
The increasing number of options for therapy and the failure of most patients to achieve
A1C goals in a timely manner suggest the need for clinical decision support at the point of care. We sought
to develop a customizable software system that could provide advice to primary care physicians at the point
of care, providing recommendations and explanations.
Dr. Garry Welch from Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA presented a poster titled
"A Brief Intervention Using a Web-based Patient Self Management Assessment Tool Improves Blood Glucose Control (HbA1c)" at the 2009 American
Diabetes Association Meeting.Show more...
The Comprehensive Diabetes Management Program
(CDMP) is a web-based diabetes medical informatics tool
developed by a consortium of researchers, physicians, and
educators specializing in diabetes and its management.
Several studies suggest that telehealth eye care programs that combine retinal imaging, edu-
cation, and some care management can improve patient adherence to annual, comprehensive
eye examinations and follow-up treatments. Little is known, however, about whether such
programs relate to other, more distal outcomes that affect diabetic eye disease, such as blood
We piloted a culturally sensitive diabetes case management tool (Comprehensive
Diabetes Management Program, CDMP) based on the Chronic Care Model in an urban
community health center. Show more...