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Assessing chronic disease management in European health systems: Country reports

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This book systematically examines experiences of 12 countries in Europe to better understand the diverse range of contexts in which new approaches to chronic care are being implemented, and to evaluate the outcomes of these initiatives.

"The study focuses in on the content of these new models, which are frequently applied from different disciplinary and professional perspectives and associated with different goals and does so through analyzing approaches to self-management support, service delivery design and decision-support strategies, financing, availability and access. Significantly, it also illustrates the challenges faced by individual patients as they pass through the system".

The book is free to download at:  http://www.euro.who.int/en/about-us/partners/observatory/publications/studies/assessing-chronic-disease-management-in-european-health-systems-country-reports

Nolte, E. & Knai, C. (2015). Assessing chronic disease management in European health systems: Country reports. Brussels: European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies.