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Contents tagged: multiple chronic conditions

Jan. 14, 2016 Europe Event

ICARE4EU: Innovating care for people with multiple chronic conditions in Europe

The ICARE4EU project, financially supported by the Health Programme 2008-2013 of the European Commission, wants to improve the care for people suffering from multiple chronic conditions in Europe: Sharing knowledge and experiences to develop new policies and practices. 

The symposium will take place in Brussels, 22 March 2016 and the participation is free of charge, only is necessary to send an email to be registered.  

For questions or further information, please contact: 

Verena Struckmann – verena.struckmann@tu-berlin.de
Or visit their website www.icare4eu.org


April 1, 2020 Western Pacific Publication

Facilitators and barriers of managing patients with multiple chronic conditions in the community: a qualitative study

Approximately one-third of all adults worldwide are diagnosed with multiple chronic conditions (MCCs). The literature has identified several challenges facing providers and patients coping with managing MCCs in the community, yet few studies have considered their viewpoints in combination. A qualitative study involving healthcare providers and users was thus conducted to examine facilitators and barriers of managing patients with MCCs in the community in Singapore.

May 13, 2021 Americas Publication

Implementing patient-centred integrated care for multiple chronic conditions Evidence-informed framework

Fifteen years ago, the term multimorbidity rarely appeared in chronic disease health care policies. Today, research has revealed very high rates of multimorbidity, leading to it being labeled the number one challenge in developed countries. Paradoxically, chronic disease prevention and management (CDPM) programs of integrated care have popped up in all health care systems but they mainly follow a single-disease approach in their interventions. In this article, we define CDPM programs broadly as any interventions intended to improve care for patients with chronic diseases and risk factors; these are added to usual care and are typically delivered by a team.