(Updated August 15th, 2017)
The care of patients with multiple chronic conditions is now an increasingly important part of primary care practice and clinical care management work. Chronic diseases and conditions such as heart disease, stroke, asthma, arthritis, cancer, diabetes, and obesity are among the most common, costly and preventable of all health problems. The goal of the primary care team is to improve health and quality of life for the patients and families living with multiple chronic conditions.
Multiple Chronic Conditions-A Strategic Framework: Optimum Health and Quality of Life for Individuals with Multiple Chronic Cond
From the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services