Chronic Diseases and Conditions


Chronic diseases and conditions such as HIV/AIDS, cancer, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have long-lasting effects and costs and have prompted numerous health care reform efforts to target population health. RAND research on chronic diseases and conditions has examined the efficacy of workplace wellness programs, evaluated the effectiveness of the chronic care model, and made recommendations regarding the delivery of genomic medicine to those suffering from chronic disease.

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    Reviewing the State of the Art of Disease Management Evaluation

    Jan 31, 2011

    Structured approaches to manage chronic conditions are widely seen as a means to improve the quality and reduce the cost of care for those with chronic disease, but the evidence of such approaches achieving these ends remains uncertain.

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