Disease management started in the U.S. during the 1970s in order to decrease variability in clinical and managerial processes, control costs, and improve the quality of attention. Throughout the 21st century, a growing body of literature has emerged allowing the assessment of concepts, components, methodologies and challenges of management disease programs. These programs have become into a unifying and innovative practice that allows involvement and coordination of different interest groups during implementation and development phases; such groups are also related to the management processes of chronic diseases.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- General Medicine