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- SUBER, ROBERTA
- TheAmerican behavioral scientist 1996 v.39 no.6 pp. 665-675
- decision making; economic incentives; information technology; long term care; protocols; risk; teams
- ... This article describes chronic care management in ambulatory settings and strategies for integrating care across treatment settings to increase efficiency and improve the quality of chronic care. Chronic care management should be client focused, recognizing the client as the primary care manager and promoting educated participation in shared decision making; care must be integrated across health a ...
- LORIG, KATE
- TheAmerican behavioral scientist 1996 v.39 no.6 pp. 676-683
- chronic diseases; comorbidity; decision making; education programs; elderly; health education; health services; models; patient education; patients; problem solving
- ... The prevalence of chronic disease continues to increase as our population ages. Today, many older people have more than one chronic condition. Thus comorbidity is a problem for both the individual and for our health care system. This article discusses the rationale and definition for a self-management model. In addition, it gives examples from both medical care and health education of how this mod ...