Chronic Disease Management

The chronic disease management market encompasses consumers with chronic, complex conditions such as chronic kidney disease, diabetes, and heart disease. The challenges faced in this market are often compounded by the need for social services and supports. For provider organizations and health systems managing consumers with chronic conditions, a significant challenge that remains is addressing the rising cost of care for this population. As a result, payers are focusing on reducing the spend by increasing integrated models of care coordination across medical, behavioral, pharmacy, and social support systems. These new market forces are creating strategic opportunities for provider organizations that are serving this population.

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The Pandemic Provides A New Urgency For The Integrated Care Issue

There is a lot we don’t know about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The death rates, the incidence in the population, and the effect of antibodies are still big questions. But there are conclusions about one issue that seem to be emerging in almost every study—hospitalization and death rates are being driven by underlying chronic medical… Read

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