Dr. Gary Owens Discusses a Case Management Program Against Rheumatoid Arthritis

Dr. Gary Owens, President, Gary Owens Associates in Southeastern PA, discusses the best approach to designing a case management program aimed at delaying the progression of rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

Prevention or delaying the progression of RA involves early diagnosis, early intervention, periodic assessments of disease and alterations of therapy, patient comprehension, education, and understanding medication compliance. Dr. Owens notes that only when patient's understand the importance of medication adherence you will see the improved outcomes of care.