A Community-Based Solution to Complex, Chronic Health Needs

Pierson, Marcus
December 2008
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Winter2008, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p15
The challenge of chronic care resides in the complexity of the care, not in the duration of the illness. It is complex care that creates an urgent call for community cooperation, above the fray of competition, for the sake of our patients, our organizations, our communities, and ourselves. This article is not a manual or a recipe; it calls for a shift of mind, a slightly different view of the world. It is an invitation to join in the journey toward healthy communities.


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