The CORFIS experience

  • Wilson Low

Abstract

The CORFIS Programme was conceived by the ClinicalResearch Centre, HKL in 2007 in the hope of piloting a chronicdisease management strategy among the Malaysian privategeneral practitioners to tackle the current epidemic ofcardiovascular chronic diseases.1-5 The programme wasimplementing as a clinical research study i.e. a communitytrial in June 2007. The study recruited a total of 70 GPs withinthe Klang Valley region with an enrolment of 705 patientsdiagnosed with hypertension, diabetes mellitus (DM) and/orhyperlipidaemia. The GPs were clustered randomised centrallyin a 2:1 ratio to provide either chronic disease care (CORFIS)or usual care. Patients were followed up for a period of 6months from date of enrolment. (copied from article)

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Published
2012-03-31
How to Cite
LowW. (2012). The CORFIS experience. Malaysian Family Physician, 5(1), 2. Retrieved from https://www.e-mfp.org/ojs3/index.php/MFP/article/view/103
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