Chronic Disease Management Matrix 2010
Results of a survey in ten European countries
Mieke Rijken, Nienke Bekkema
NIVEL, the Dutch Institute for Health Services Research, 2011
On behalf of the EFPC - European Forum for Primary Care
Available online as PDF file [118p.] at: http://bit.ly/p0vwG4
“………The report provides an overview of the current state regarding chronic disease management in several European countries and provide further evidence for the Primary Care case towards the UN high-level meeting on NCD's.
The "General overview" gives a summary of the findings. Detailed information about the reported disease management programmes can be found in chapter 3.
increasing. Between 70% and 86% of deaths have been attributed to chronic diseases (World Health Organisation Europe, 2006; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2007).
This poses great challenges for the healthcare systems in
For this purpose a survey was conducted to provide an overview of the actual situation regarding chronic disease management in
• manages a defined chronic condition (or risk-factor for developing a defined chronic condition);
• incorporates a systematic and coherent approach;
• offers multidisciplinary, collaborative care;
• focuses on an active role for patients;
• strives to maximize effectiveness and to continuously improve quality of care. ….”
Table of contents
3 DMPs Disease Management Programmes organized per chronic condition
3.1 Overview of DMPs Disease Management Programmes per chronic condition
3.2 Reading guide
3.4 Cardiovascular disease
4 Country information
European Forum for Primary Care Association: Inaugural meeting in
At the conference in
The planned 3rd Annual Member Meeting in Graz on the 16th of September will be a real General Assembly and will function as the inaugural meeting where EFPC members will officially ratify the statutes and install its' board.
Diederik Aarendonk, Forum Coördinator European Forum for Primary Care (EFPC)
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