TITLE

Disease Management

AUTHOR(S)
Shutan, Bruce
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;10/1/2004, Vol. 18 Issue 13, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Emphasizes the significance of disease management (DM) programs. Impact of DM programs on health care costs; Correlation between DM programs and return on investment; Reason for integrating DM programs with employee assistance programs; Elements of DM programs.
ACCESSION #
14636276

 

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