New study on chronic care in Europe

Caring for people with chronic diseases is one of the greatest challenges facing health systems today and whilst policy-makers have recognized these challenges, they have often had considerable difficulty in translating this into effective policies. Assessing chronic disease management in European health systems presents the current state of thinking across Europe on this matter. Exploring experiences in 12 European countries, it identifies a range of approaches and new models for chronic care and evaluates their innovative potential and likelihood of success.