Chronic care model and cost reduction in initial health: a new approach for satisfaction and improvement of chronicity

  • Stefano Marcelli Clinical Governance Area, ASUR Marche Region, Italy.
  • Chiara Gatti Department of Anesthesiology Intensive Care Cardiosurgery, University of Ancona, Italy.
  • Renato Rocchi Healthcare Workers Service, ASUR Marche, Italy.
  • Silvano Troiani Polytechnic University of Marche Region, School of Nursing, Italy.
  • Sandro Di Tuccio Geriatric Long-Term Care, ASUR Marche, Italy.
  • Cinzia Giuli | c.giuli@inrca.it Geriatrics Operative Unit, INRCA, Fermo, Italy.
  • Demetrio Postacchini Geriatrics Operative Unit, INRCA, Fermo, Italy.
  • Adoriano Santarelli Polytechnic University of Marche Region, School of Nursing, Italy.

Abstract

Nowadays, the number of elderly is growing, with consequent increase of chronic diseases. An effective approach to reduce the costs incurred is required. The Chronic Care Model has proven to be a good starting point for a better management of economic and human resources.

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2017-10-16
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Chronic Care Model, costs, chronicity, elderly.
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Marcelli, S., Gatti, C., Rocchi, R., Troiani, S., Di Tuccio, S., Giuli, C., Postacchini, D., & Santarelli, A. (2017). Chronic care model and cost reduction in initial health: a new approach for satisfaction and improvement of chronicity. Geriatric Care, 3(3). https://doi.org/10.4081/gc.2017.7066