Global Good Practice Interventions

What information can you find on each intervention?

What is/are the goal(s) of the intervention?

  • Explains what the intervention hopes to achieve
  • Success in implementing each intervention could be measured by how effectively these goals are met

Who is often involved in the intervention?

  • Details the medical professionals who are involved in the implementation of the intervention

What are the potential outcomes?

  • Provides an explanation of what positive benefits the intervention has the potential to provide for the following stakeholders: Patients, HCPs and the Healthcare System

What is the challenge?

  • Describes how the intervention addresses current challenges identified across the patient journey

What is offered as part of the intervention and how has the intervention been implemented in different centres?

  • Provides practical advice on what the intervention includes and examples of how the intervention has been implemented in the past
  • The answers to these two questions may be presented together or separately, based on what is more appropriate for each of the 10 good practice interventions

The experts involved identified ten good practice interventions, of which five are deemed ‘high priority’


Ensuring patients receive a proper disease diagnosis, evaluation and disease assessment using established instruments, in order to inform their management approach in line with guidelines and recommendations

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Providing education to patients, relatives and care givers, and communicating it in a way that improves their understanding of atopic dermatitis (AD) and how to effectively manage it

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Establishing a multidisciplinary team or network to manage complex patients that follows a structured and coordinated approach to provide holistic patient care

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Performing regular monitoring and evaluation of AD care quality at centre and amongst wider network

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Working collaboratively and exchanging information with Patient Groups on activities and initiatives aimed at improving AD management, care access and patient QoL

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Enabling access to psychosocial support to help patients manage the burden and impact of AD on their psychological, emotional and social wellbeing

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Empowering and enabling other team members (e.g. nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists) to support physicians with AD patient education and management, for more effective and efficient care delivery

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Delivering, facilitating or enabling education for HCPs involved in the care of AD patients directly or indirectly regarding a recommended management approach

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Forming a collaborative network within and across centres (including both primary and secondary care) to optimise research, patient care and knowledge sharing

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Using electronic, mobile and tele-technology to improve the quality and efficiency of care delivered to AD patients

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Note:    These identified good practice interventions should not be viewed as isolated activities, as synergies that exist between them can be leveraged to generate a robust platform for a disease management model for AD globally

These good practice interventions are relevant across different stages of the patient pathway

Awareness and Presentation Symptom presentation

Diagnosis and Referral In secondary and tertiary care

Treatment and Management Medical and non-medical management

Follow-up Monitoring of chronic disease/flare up