Using a Text Message Enabled Care Management Program to Improve Diabetes Care and Outcomes at the University of Chicago Health Plan

We have designed an innovative diabetes care management program using automated text messages administered by nurse-care managers at a local health plan. We are currently evaluating the program in a six-month demonstration project supported by the University of Chicago Health Plan.

Principal Investigator: Monica Peek, MD, MPH
Research Team:
Shantanu Nundy, MD, Co-Investigator
Marshall Chin, MD, MPH, Co-Investigator
Chia-Hung Chou, PhD, Statistician
Sang Mee Lee, PhD, Statistician
Robert Nocon, MHS,  Co-Investigator

Funding Sources:
This intervention is currently funded by the University of Chicago Health Plan.

The research aspects of the program are supported by the “Improving Diabetes Care and Outcomes on the South Side of Chicago” project, which is funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) and the Merck Company Foundation.