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Japan - Population Health Management

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Top Causes of Death

 

  1. Cancer 30%
  2. Heart disease 16%
  3. Cerebrovascular disease 12%

 

Prevalence of Big Five Chronic Diseases

 

  • CAD
  • HF
  • Stroke
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • COPD

 

Prevalence of Other Health Risks

 

  • Relatively high suicide rate (2.8% of deaths)

 

Population Health Improvement Initiatives

 

  • Healthy Japan 21: primary disease prevention campaign

 

Wellness & Health Promotion Programs and Progress

 

  • National Metabolic Syndrome screening and management program for lifestyle related disease prevention
    • Currently in year 2 of 5 year initial program
    • All payers responsible for cost of implementation
    • Doctors and public health nurses are primary care managers
    • First year data due in Fall 2009
    • All insured and dependents between age 40 and 74; 57.5 million people

 

Disease-Specific Management Programs & Progress

 

  • Numerous pilot and small scale programs
  • Some performed by payers; others outsourced to small companies; a few regional integration efforts between local clinics and hospital specialists

 

General Disease Management Programs & Progress

 

  • Same as above

 

Population Health Improvement Programs & Progress

 

  • See Metabolic Syndrome above

 

Population Health Improvement Associations

 

  • Japan Society for Health Support Sciences
  • Disease Management Association of Japan

 

PHI Leaders and Stakeholders

 

  • KOLs mainly board member of above two organizations
  • Sompo Japan Research Institute publishes newsletter on DM in Japan: Disease Management Reporter in Japan

 

National or regional conferences addressing PHI

 

  • See above two organization Web sites for latest meetings scheduled

 

 

 

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